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

The community of Holbrook is the Seat for Navajo County.

Navajo County was founded in 1895 and was created by taking area from ApacheCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Navajo had a population of 112,975 people. This is an increase of 15.91% since the last Census (which gave a population of 97,470 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Navajo represented 1.9% of the total population of Arizona, making it the state's 9th 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.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010107,449+10.24%-4.89% since 2009
2009112,975+15.91%+0.56% since 2008
2008112,348+15.26%+1.22% since 2007
2007110,999+13.88% 
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200097,470The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Show Low   12,3467,69560.4% increase  
Winslow   9,8339,5203.29% increase  
Snowflake   5,6864,46027.49% increase  
Holbrook   5,0834,9173.38% increase  
Pinetop-Lakeside   4,5223,58226.24% increase  

Websites for Navajo County

Official Website:   www.co.navajo.az.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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