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

The community of Ripley is the Seat for Jackson County.

Jackson County was founded in 1831. Jackson was created by taking area from Kanawha, and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Jackson had a population of 28,067 people. This is an increase of 0.24% since the last Census (which gave a population of 28,000 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Jackson represented 1.55% of the total population of West Virginia, making it the state's 22nd 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
201029,211+4.32%+4.08% since 2009
200928,067+0.24%-0.37% since 2008
200828,172+0.61%-0.34% since 2007
200028,000The Last Census

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