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Time Zone: Webster County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Preston is the Seat for Webster County.

Webster County was founded in 1853.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Webster had a population of 2,192 people. This is a decrease of 8.28% since the last Census (which gave a population of 2,390 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
20102,799+17.11%+27.69% since 2009
20092,192-8.28%-0.36% since 2008
20082,200-7.95%-2.91% since 2007
20002,390The Last Census

More information can be found on the Webster County Census Page for Webster 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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