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Time Zone: Augusta County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

Augusta County was founded in 1745.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Augusta had a population of 72,020 people. This is an increase of 9.76% since the last Census (which gave a population of 65,615 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Augusta represented 0.93% of the total population of Virginia, making it the state's 14th most populous county (out of 134 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201073,750+12.4%+2.4% since 2009
200972,020+9.76%+0.31% since 2008
200871,799+9.42%+0.31% since 2007
200065,615The Last Census

More information can be found on the Augusta County Census Page for Augusta County.


Websites for Augusta County

Official Website:   www.co.augusta.va.us/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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