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

The community of Goochland is the Seat for Goochland County.

Goochland County was founded in 1727.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Goochland had a population of 21,311 people. This is an increase of 26.38% since the last Census (which gave a population of 16,863 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Goochland represented 0.24% of the total population of Virginia, making it the state's 59th 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
201021,717+28.78%+1.91% since 2009
200921,311+26.38%+1.51% since 2008
200820,995+24.5%+1.74% since 2007
200016,863The Last Census

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


Websites for Goochland County

Official Website:   www.co.goochland.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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