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

The community of Spotsylvania is the Seat for Spotsylvania County.

Spotsylvania County was founded in 1721.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Spotsylvania had a population of 120,977 people. This is an increase of 33.83% since the last Census (which gave a population of 90,395 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Spotsylvania represented 1.28% of the total population of Virginia, making it the state's 8th 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
2010122,397+35.4%+1.17% since 2009
2009120,977+33.83%+0.8% since 2008
2008120,015+32.77%+0.9% since 2007
2007118,939+31.58% 
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200090,395The Last Census

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

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Websites for Spotsylvania County

Official Website:   www.spotsylvania.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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