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

The community of Woodstock is the Seat for Shenandoah County.

Shenandoah County was founded in 1772.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Shenandoah had a population of 41,036 people. This is an increase of 17% since the last Census (which gave a population of 35,075 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Shenandoah represented 0.5% of the total population of Virginia, making it the state's 30th 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
201041,993+19.72%+2.33% since 2009
200941,036+17%+0.13% since 2008
200840,984+16.85%+0.97% since 2007
200740,589+15.72% 
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200035,075The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Strasburg   4,3804,0179.04% increase  
Woodstock   4,2953,9528.68% increase  
Mount Jackson   2,0161,66421.15% increase  
New Market   1,8581,63713.5% increase  
Edinburg   90181310.82% increase  

Websites for Shenandoah County

Official Website:   www.co.shenandoah.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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