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

The community of Charlotte Court House is the Seat for Charlotte County.

Charlotte County was founded in 1765.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Charlotte had a population of 12,039 people. This is a decrease of 3.47% since the last Census (which gave a population of 12,472 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Charlotte represented 0.18% of the total population of Virginia, making it the state's 78th 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
201012,586+0.91%+4.54% since 2009
200912,039-3.47%-1.11% since 2008
200812,174-2.39%-0.51% since 2007
200012,472The Last Census

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


Below are some of the communities located in Charlotte County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Charlotte County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Keysville   7478178.57% decrease  
Drakes Branch   4625048.33% decrease  
Charlotte Court House   4274045.69% increase  
Phenix   1812009.5% decrease  

Websites for Charlotte County

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

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Footnotes ...

<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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