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Time Zone: Mohave County lies in the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) and does not observe daylight saving time.

The community of Kingman is the Seat for Mohave County.

Mohave County is one of the original counties of Arizona and was founded in 1864.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Mohave had a population of 194,825 people. This is an increase of 25.67% since the last Census (which gave a population of 155,032 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Mohave represented 3.02% of the total population of Arizona, making it the state's 6th most populous county (out of 15 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
2010200,186+29.13%+2.75% since 2009
2009194,825+25.67%-0.4% since 2008
2008195,601+26.17%-0.13% since 2007
2000155,032The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Lake Havasu City   55,65741,93832.71% increase  
Bullhead City   40,74733,76920.66% increase  
Kingman   27,52120,06937.13% increase  
Colorado City   4,6683,33440.01% increase  

Websites for Mohave County

Official Website:   www.co.mohave.az.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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