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

The community of Wytheville is the Seat for Wythe County.

Wythe County was founded in 1790.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Wythe had a population of 28,868 people. This is an increase of 4.6% since the last Census (which gave a population of 27,599 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Wythe represented 0.39% of the total population of Virginia, making it the state's 42nd 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
201029,235+5.93%+1.27% since 2009
200928,868+4.6%+0.43% since 2008
200828,743+4.15%+0.8% since 2007
200027,599The Last Census

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


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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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