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

The community of Louisa is the Seat for Louisa County.

Louisa County was founded in 1742.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Louisa had a population of 33,078 people. This is an increase of 29.07% since the last Census (which gave a population of 25,627 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Louisa represented 0.36% of the total population of Virginia, making it the state's 45th 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
201033,153+29.37%+0.23% since 2009
200933,078+29.07%+1.4% since 2008
200832,621+27.29%+2.63% since 2007
200025,627The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Gordonsville   1,7161,49814.55% increase  
Louisa   1,5681,40111.92% increase  
Mineral   47842412.74% increase  

Websites for Louisa County

Official Website:   www.louisacounty.com/

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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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