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

The community of Grove Hill is the Seat for Clarke County.

Clarke County was founded in 1812 and was created by taking area from WashingtonCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Clarke had a population of 26,042 people. This is a decrease of 6.55% since the last Census (which gave a population of 27,867 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Clarke represented 0.63% of the total population of Alabama, making it the state's 40th 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
201025,833-7.3%-0.8% since 2009
200926,042-6.55%-0.85% since 2008
200826,264-5.75%-0.58% since 2007
200027,867The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Jackson   5,0965,4195.96% decrease  
Thomasville   4,4164,6495.01% decrease  
Grove Hill   1,3191,4388.28% decrease  
Coffeeville   3393605.83% decrease  
Fulton   2943084.55% decrease  

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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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