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

The community of New Castle is the Seat for Craig County.

Craig County was founded in 1851.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Craig had a population of 4,969 people. This is a decrease of 2.4% since the last Census (which gave a population of 5,091 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Craig represented 0.07% of the total population of Virginia, making it the state's 93rd 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
20105,190+1.94%+4.45% since 2009
20094,969-2.4%-1.64% since 2008
20085,052-0.77%-1.17% since 2007
20005,091The Last Census

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


Websites for Craig County

Official Website:   www.co.craig.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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