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

The community of Lake City is the Seat for Hinsdale County.

Hinsdale County was founded February 10, 1874. Hinsdale was created by taking area from Lake, and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Hinsdale had a population of 821 people. This is an increase of 3.92% since the last Census (which gave a population of 790 people in 2000).

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
2010843+6.71%+2.68% since 2009
2009821+3.92%+0.37% since 2008
2008818+3.54%-1.92% since 2007
2000790The Last Census

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


Websites for Hinsdale County

Official Website:   www.hinsdalecountycolorado.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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