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Time Zone: Jackson County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Black River Falls is the Seat for Jackson County.

Jackson County was founded in 1853 and was created by taking area from County.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Jackson had a population of 19,886 people. This is an increase of 4.12% since the last Census (which gave a population of 19,100 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Jackson represented 0.36% of the total population of Wisconsin, making it the state's 54th most populous county (out of 72 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
201020,449+7.06%+2.83% since 2009
200919,886+4.12% 
200819,885+4.11%+0.32% since 2007
200719,822+3.78% 
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200019,100The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Black River Falls   3,4033,6185.94% decrease  
Brockway   2,6802,5803.88% increase  
Adams   1,4141,20817.05% increase  
Albion   1,1571,0935.86% increase  
Alma   1,0679838.55% increase  

Websites for Jackson County

Official Website:   www.co.jackson.wi.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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