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Time Zone: Cheyenne County lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Cheyenne Wells is the Seat for Cheyenne County.

Cheyenne County was founded March 25, 1889. Cheyenne was created by taking area from Elbert and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Cheyenne had a population of 1,746 people. This is a decrease of 21.74% since the last Census (which gave a population of 2,231 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Cheyenne represented 0.05% of the total population of Colorado, making it the state's 57th most populous county (out of 64 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
20101,836-17.71%+5.15% since 2009
20091,746-21.74%-1.85% since 2008
20081,779-20.26%-0.11% since 2007
20002,231The Last Census

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


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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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