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

The community of Powhatan is the Seat for Powhatan County.

Powhatan County was founded in 1777.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Powhatan had a population of 27,964 people. This is an increase of 24.97% since the last Census (which gave a population of 22,377 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Powhatan represented 0.32% of the total population of Virginia, making it the state's 50th 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
201028,046+25.33%+0.29% since 2009
200927,964+24.97%+1.05% since 2008
200827,674+23.67%+0.65% since 2007
200022,377The Last Census

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


Websites for Powhatan County

Official Website:   www.co.powhatan.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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