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

The community of San Andreas is the Seat for Calaveras County.

Calaveras County is one of the original counties of California and was founded in 1850.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Calaveras had a population of 46,731 people. This is an increase of 15.23% since the last Census (which gave a population of 40,554 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Calaveras represented 0.12% of the total population of California, making it the state's 45th most populous county (out of 58 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
201045,578+12.39%-2.47% since 2009
200946,731+15.23%-0.45% since 2008
200846,944+15.76%+0.2% since 2007
200746,852+15.53% 
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200040,554The Last Census

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

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Websites for Calaveras County

Official Website:   www.co.calaveras.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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