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

The community of Martinsburg is the Seat for Berkeley County.

Berkeley County was founded in 1772.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Berkeley had a population of 103,854 people. This is an increase of 36.82% since the last Census (which gave a population of 75,905 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Berkeley represented 4.2% of the total population of West Virginia, making it the state's 6th most populous county (out of 55 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
2010104,169+37.24%+0.3% since 2009
2009103,854+36.82%+1.48% since 2008
2008102,336+34.82%+2.57% since 2007
200075,905The Last Census

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


Websites for Berkeley County

Official Website:   www.berkeleycountycomm.org/

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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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