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

The community of Summersville is the Seat for Nicholas County.

Nicholas County was founded in 1818. Nicholas was created by taking area from Greenbrier and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Nicholas had a population of 26,213 people. This is a decrease of 1.31% since the last Census (which gave a population of 26,562 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Nicholas represented 1.47% of the total population of West Virginia, making it the state's 25th 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.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201026,233-1.24% 
200926,213-1.31%+0.75% since 2008
200826,017-2.05% 
200726,008-2.09% 
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200026,562The Last Census

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