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

The community of Bowling Green is the Seat for Caroline County.

Caroline County was founded in 1728.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Caroline had a population of 27,870 people. This is an increase of 25.99% since the last Census (which gave a population of 22,121 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Caroline represented 0.31% of the total population of Virginia, making it the state's 51st 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
201028,545+29.04%+2.42% since 2009
200927,870+25.99%+0.62% since 2008
200827,699+25.22%+1.5% since 2007
200022,121The Last Census

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


Websites for Caroline County

Official Website:   www.co.caroline.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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