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

The community of Susanville is the Seat for Lassen County.

Lassen County was founded in 1864.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Lassen had a population of 34,473 people. This is an increase of 1.91% since the last Census (which gave a population of 33,828 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Lassen represented 0.1% of the total population of California, making it the state's 47th 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
201034,895+3.15%+1.22% since 2009
200934,473+1.91%-0.21% since 2008
200834,547+2.13%-1.31% since 2007
200033,828The Last Census

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


Websites for Lassen County

Official Website:   www.co.lassen.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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