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

The community of Webster City is the Seat for Hamilton County.

Hamilton County was founded December 22, 1856 and was created by taking area from WebsterCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Hamilton had a population of 15,238 people. This is a decrease of 7.3% since the last Census (which gave a population of 16,438 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Hamilton represented 0.56% of the total population of Iowa, making it the state's 48th 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
201015,673-4.65%+2.85% since 2009
200915,238-7.3%-0.74% since 2008
200815,352-6.61%-1.2% since 2007
200016,438The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Webster City   7,6428,1766.53% decrease  
Jewell Junction   1,1381,2398.15% decrease  
Stratford   6897467.64% decrease  
Ellsworth   5065314.71% decrease  
Stanhope   43648810.66% decrease  

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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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