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

The community of Garner is the Seat for Hancock County.

Hancock County was founded January 15, 1851 and was created by taking area from WrightCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Hancock had a population of 11,046 people. This is a decrease of 8.71% since the last Census (which gave a population of 12,100 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Hancock represented 0.41% of the total population of Iowa, making it the state's 67th 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
201011,341-6.27%+2.67% since 2009
200911,046-8.71%-1.63% since 2008
200811,229-7.2%-0.72% since 2007
200012,100The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Garner   2,8772,9221.54% decrease  
Britt   1,8582,0529.45% decrease  
Kanawha   63773913.8% decrease  
Klemme   51659312.98% decrease  
Corwith   30435013.14% 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.

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