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

The community of Jonesville is the Seat for Lee County.

Lee County was founded in 1793.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Lee had a population of 25,166 people. This is an increase of 6.69% since the last Census (which gave a population of 23,589 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Lee represented 0.33% of the total population of Virginia, making it the state's 47th 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
201025,587+8.47%+1.67% since 2009
200925,166+6.69%+0.3% since 2008
200825,090+6.36%+0.44% since 2007
200023,589The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Pennington Gap   1,7611,7811.12% decrease  
Jonesville   9619953.42% decrease  
Saint Charles   1471597.55% decrease  

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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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