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

The community of Independence is the Seat for Inyo County.

Inyo County was founded in 1866 and was created by taking area from MonoCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Inyo had a population of 17,293 people. This is a decrease of 3.63% since the last Census (which gave a population of 17,945 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Inyo represented 0.05% of the total population of California, making it the state's 52nd 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.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201018,546+3.35%+7.25% since 2009
200917,293-3.63%+0.41% since 2008
200817,223-4.02%-1.23% since 2007
200017,945The Last Census

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


Websites for Inyo County

Official Website:   www.countyofinyo.org/

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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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