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

The community of Quincy is the Seat for Plumas County.

Plumas County was founded in 1854 and was created by taking area from ButteCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Plumas had a population of 20,122 people. This is a decrease of 3.37% since the last Census (which gave a population of 20,824 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Plumas represented 0.06% of the total population of California, making it the state's 50th 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
201020,007-3.92%-0.57% since 2009
200920,122-3.37%-1.16% since 2008
200820,359-2.23%-1.2% since 2007
200020,824The Last Census

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


Websites for Plumas County

Official Website:   www.countyofplumas.com/

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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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