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

The community of Berryville is the Seat for Clarke County.

Clarke County was founded in 1836.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Clarke had a population of 14,588 people. This is an increase of 15.3% since the last Census (which gave a population of 12,652 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Clarke represented 0.18% of the total population of Virginia, making it the state's 75th 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
201014,034+10.92%-3.8% since 2009
200914,588+15.3%+0.18% since 2008
200814,562+15.1%+1.42% since 2007
200012,652The Last Census

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


Websites for Clarke County

Official Website:   www.co.clarke.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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