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

The community of Warrenton is the Seat for Fauquier County.

Fauquier County was founded in 1759.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Fauquier had a population of 68,010 people. This is an increase of 23.34% since the last Census (which gave a population of 55,139 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Fauquier represented 0.78% of the total population of Virginia, making it the state's 20th 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.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201065,203+18.25%-4.13% since 2009
200968,010+23.34%+1.15% since 2008
200867,240+21.95%+1.25% since 2007
200766,411+20.44% 
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200055,139The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Petersburg   32,98633,7402.23% decrease  
Warrenton   9,0596,67035.82% increase  
Remington   6856249.78% increase  
The Plains   30226613.53% increase  

Websites for Fauquier County

Official Website:   www.fauquiercounty.gov/

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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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