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

The community of Clinton is the Seat for Clinton County.

Clinton County was founded December 21, 1837.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Clinton had a population of 48,934 people. This is a decrease of 2.42% since the last Census (which gave a population of 50,149 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Clinton represented 1.71% of the total population of Iowa, making it the state's 10th 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
201049,116-2.06%+0.37% since 2009
200948,934-2.42%-0.26% since 2008
200050,149The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Clinton   26,45927,7724.73% decrease  
De Witt   5,2435,0493.84% increase  
Camanche   4,2684,2151.26% increase  
Wheatland   7427723.89% decrease  
Grand Mound   6416765.18% decrease  

Websites for Clinton County

Official Website:   www.clintoncountyiowa.com/

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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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