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Time Zone: Alpine County lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Markleeville is the Seat for Alpine County.

Alpine County was founded in 1864. Alpine was created by taking area from Amador, , , and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Alpine had a population of 1,041 people. This is a decrease of 13.82% since the last Census (which gave a population of 1,208 people in 2000).

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
20101,175-2.73%+12.87% since 2009
20091,041-13.82%-1.51% since 2008
20081,057-12.5%-7.6% since 2007
20001,208The Last Census

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


Websites for Alpine County

Official Website:   www.co.alpine.ca.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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