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Time Zone: Adair County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Greenfield is the Seat for Adair County.

Adair County was founded January 15, 1851 and was created by taking area from CassCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Adair had a population of 7,350 people. This is a decrease of 10.83% since the last Census (which gave a population of 8,243 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Adair represented 0.28% of the total population of Iowa, making it the state's 88th most populous county (out of 99 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
20107,682-6.81%+4.52% since 2009
20097,350-10.83%-1.28% since 2008
20087,445-9.68%-1.83% since 2007
20008,243The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Greenfield   1,8512,12913.06% decrease  
Stuart   1,6431,7124.03% decrease  
Fontanelle   61769210.84% decrease  
Casey   38947818.62% decrease  
Orient   3704027.96% 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. For more information, please visit the U.S. Census Bureau.

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