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

The community of Tazewell is the Seat for Tazewell County.

Tazewell County was founded in 1800.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Tazewell had a population of 44,907 people. This is an increase of 0.69% since the last Census (which gave a population of 44,598 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Tazewell represented 0.63% of the total population of Virginia, making it the state's 25th 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
201045,078+1.08%+0.38% since 2009
200844,874+0.62%+2.12% since 2007
200044,598The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Richlands   5,6454,14436.22% increase  
Bluefield   5,1625,0781.65% increase  
Tazewell   4,2824,2061.81% increase  
Cedar Bluff   1,0451,0853.69% decrease  
Pocahontas   4184415.22% 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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