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

The community of Silverton is the Seat for San Juan County.

San Juan County was founded January 31, 1876 and was created by taking area from LakeCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> San Juan had a population of 555 people. This is a decrease of 0.54% since the last Census (which gave a population of 558 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
2010699+25.27%+25.95% since 2009
2009555-0.54%-2.8% since 2008
2008571+2.33%-0.52% since 2007
2000558The Last Census

More information can be found on the San Juan County Census Page for San Juan 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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