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The Commemorative Quarter for West Virginia

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

The community of Romney is the Seat for Hampshire County.

Hampshire County was founded in 1754.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Hampshire had a population of 22,695 people. This is an increase of 12.33% since the last Census (which gave a population of 20,203 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Hampshire represented 1.12% of the total population of West Virginia, making it the state's 32nd 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
201023,964+18.62%+5.59% since 2009
200922,695+12.33%+0.15% since 2008
200822,662+12.17%+0.17% since 2007
200020,203The Last Census

More information can be found on the Hampshire County Census Page for Hampshire 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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