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

Bedford County was founded in 1753.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Bedford had a population of 67,154 people. This is an increase of 11.24% since the last Census (which gave a population of 60,371 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Bedford represented 0.85% of the total population of Virginia, making it the state's 16th 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
201068,676+13.76%+2.27% since 2009
200967,154+11.24%+1.04% since 2008
200866,465+10.09%+0.14% since 2007
200060,371The Last Census

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


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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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