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

Rockbridge County was founded in 1778.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Rockbridge had a population of 21,294 people. This is an increase of 2.34% since the last Census (which gave a population of 20,808 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Rockbridge represented 0.29% of the total population of Virginia, making it the state's 52nd 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.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201022,307+7.2%+4.76% since 2009
200921,294+2.34%-0.67% since 2008
200821,438+3.03% 
200721,436+3.02% 
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200020,808The Last Census

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

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Websites for Rockbridge County

Official Website:   www.co.rockbridge.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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