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

The community of Isle of Wight is the Seat for Isle of Wight County.

Isle of Wight County was founded in 1634.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Isle of Wight had a population of 35,877 people. This is an increase of 20.68% since the last Census (which gave a population of 29,728 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Isle of Wight represented 0.42% of the total population of Virginia, making it the state's 40th 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
201035,270+18.64%-1.69% since 2009
200935,877+20.68%+0.91% since 2008
200835,553+19.59%+1.32% since 2007
200735,090+18.04% 
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200029,728The Last Census

More information can be found on the Isle of Wight County Census Page for Isle of Wight County.

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Websites for Isle of Wight County

Official Website:   www.co.isle-of-wight.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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