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

The community of Warsaw is the Seat for Richmond County.

Richmond County was founded in 1692.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Richmond had a population of 8,961 people. This is an increase of 1.73% since the last Census (which gave a population of 8,809 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Richmond represented 0.12% of the total population of Virginia, making it the state's 87th 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
20109,254+5.05%+3.27% since 2009
20098,961+1.73%-1.71% since 2008
20089,117+3.5%-0.47% since 2007
20008,809The Last Census

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


Websites for Richmond County

Official Website:   www.co.richmond.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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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