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

The community of Conejos is the Seat for Conejos County.

Conejos County was founded November 1, 1861.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Conejos had a population of 7,844 people. This is a decrease of 6.62% since the last Census (which gave a population of 8,400 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Conejos represented 0.2% of the total population of Colorado, making it the state's 39th 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
20108,256-1.71%+5.25% since 2009
20097,844-6.62%-1.7% since 2008
20087,980-5%-0.32% since 2007
20008,400The Last Census

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


Below are some of the communities located in Conejos County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Conejos County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Manassa   9171,04212% decrease  
La Jara   76887712.43% decrease  
Antonito   76187312.83% decrease  
Sanford   71881712.12% decrease  
Romeo   33337511.2% decrease  

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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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