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

The community of Hanover is the Seat for Hanover County.

Hanover County was founded in 1720.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Hanover had a population of 99,933 people. This is an increase of 15.77% since the last Census (which gave a population of 86,320 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Hanover represented 1.22% of the total population of Virginia, making it the state's 9th 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
200999,933+15.77%+0.35% since 2008
200899,583+15.36%+0.64% since 2007
200086,320The Last Census

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


Websites for Hanover County

Official Website:   www.co.hanover.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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