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

The community of Steamboat Springs is the Seat for Routt County.

Routt County was founded January 29, 1877 and was created by taking area from GrandCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Routt had a population of 23,469 people. This is an increase of 19.19% since the last Census (which gave a population of 19,690 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Routt represented 0.46% of the total population of Colorado, making it the state's 25th 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
201023,509+19.4%+0.17% since 2009
200923,469+19.19%+2.19% since 2008
200822,965+16.63%+2.8% since 2007
200019,690The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Steamboat Springs   12,3569,81525.89% increase  
Hayden   1,6471,6340.8% increase  
Oak Creek   8418490.94% decrease  
Yampa   4364431.58% decrease  

Websites for Routt County

Official Website:   www.co.routt.co.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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