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

The community of Farmville is the Seat for Prince Edward County.

Prince Edward County was founded in 1754.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Prince Edward had a population of 22,370 people. This is an increase of 13.44% since the last Census (which gave a population of 19,720 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Prince Edward represented 0.28% of the total population of Virginia, making it the state's 54th most populous county (out of 134 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
201023,368+18.5%+4.46% since 2009
200922,370+13.44%+0.99% since 2008
200822,150+12.32%+2.85% since 2007
200019,720The Last Census

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


Websites for Prince Edward County

Official Website:   www.co.prince-edward.va.us/

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

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