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

The community of Oneonta is the Seat for Blount County.

Blount County was founded in 1818.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Blount had a population of 58,345 people. This is an increase of 14.35% since the last Census (which gave a population of 51,024 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Blount represented 1.15% of the total population of Alabama, making it the state's 24th most populous county (out of 67 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
201057,322+12.34%-1.75% since 2009
200958,345+14.35%+0.95% since 2008
200857,794+13.27%+1.63% since 2007
200051,024The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Oneonta   7,0855,57627.06% increase  
Blountsville   2,0001,76813.12% increase  
Cleveland   1,4271,24114.99% increase  
Locust Fork   1,1971,01617.81% increase  
Altoona   9669841.83% decrease  

Websites for Blount County

Official Website:   www.co.blount.al.us/

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Footnotes ...

<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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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