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

The community of Lebanon is the Seat for Russell County.

Russell County was founded in 1786.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Russell had a population of 29,250 people. This is a decrease of 3.49% since the last Census (which gave a population of 30,308 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Russell represented 0.43% of the total population of Virginia, making it the state's 39th 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
201028,897-4.66%-1.21% since 2009
200929,250-3.49%+0.84% since 2008
200030,308The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Lebanon   3,2143,2731.8% decrease  
Honaker   1,46994555.4% increase  
Saint Paul   9741,0002.6% decrease  
Cleveland   1421484.05% decrease  

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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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