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

The community of Chatom is the Seat for Washington County.

Washington County was founded in 1800.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Washington had a population of 17,069 people. This is a decrease of 5.68% since the last Census (which gave a population of 18,097 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Washington represented 0.41% of the total population of Alabama, making it the state's 52nd 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
201017,581-2.85%+3% since 2009
200917,069-5.68%-0.11% since 2008
200817,088-5.58%-0.21% since 2007
200018,097The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Chatom   1,1471,1933.86% decrease  
Millry   5866154.72% decrease  
McIntosh   2302445.74% decrease  

Websites for Washington County

Official Website:   www.washingtoncountyalgov.com

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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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