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

The community of Sidney is the Seat for Fremont County.

Fremont County was founded February 24, 1847 and was created by taking area from PottawattamieCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Fremont had a population of 7,345 people. This is a decrease of 8.3% since the last Census (which gave a population of 8,010 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Fremont represented 0.27% of the total population of Iowa, making it the state's 90th 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
20107,441-7.1%+1.31% since 2009
20097,345-8.3%-1.04% since 2008
20087,422-7.34%-1.94% since 2007
20008,010The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Shenandoah   4,8325,54612.87% decrease  
Hamburg   1,1411,2407.98% decrease  
Sidney   1,1091,30014.69% decrease  
Tabor   9139938.06% decrease  
Farragut   45250911.2% decrease  

Websites for Fremont County

Official Website:   www.co.fremont.ia.us/

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Footnotes ...

<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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