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

The community of Eastville is the Seat for Northampton County.

Northampton County was founded in 1634.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Northampton had a population of 13,492 people. This is an increase of 3.05% since the last Census (which gave a population of 13,093 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Northampton represented 0.18% of the total population of Virginia, making it the state's 73rd 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
201012,389-5.38%-8.18% since 2009
200913,492+3.05%+0.26% since 2008
200813,457+2.78%+0.32% since 2007
200013,093The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Cape Charles   1,4691,13429.54% increase  
Exmore   1,3521,13619.01% increase  
Nassawadox   5945723.85% increase  
Cheriton   4714995.61% decrease  
Eastville   1932034.93% decrease  

Websites for Northampton County

Official Website:   www.co.northampton.va.us/

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Footnotes ...

<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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