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

The community of King William is the Seat for King William County.

King William County was founded in 1702.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> King William had a population of 16,225 people. This is an increase of 23.42% since the last Census (which gave a population of 13,146 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, King William represented 0.19% of the total population of Virginia, making it the state's 72nd 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
201015,935+21.22%-1.79% since 2009
200916,225+23.42%+1.49% since 2008
200815,987+21.61%+2.3% since 2007
200013,146The Last Census

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


Websites for King William County

Official Website:   www.co.king-william.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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