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

The community of Logan is the Seat for Harrison County.

Harrison County was founded January 15, 1851 and was created by taking area from PottawattamieCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Harrison had a population of 15,328 people. This is a decrease of 2.16% since the last Census (which gave a population of 15,666 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Harrison represented 0.54% of the total population of Iowa, making it the state's 52nd 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
201014,928-4.71%-2.61% since 2009
200915,328-2.16%+0.54% since 2008
200815,245-2.69%-1.11% since 2007
200015,666The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Missouri Valley   2,7462,9928.22% decrease  
Woodbine   1,5391,5641.6% decrease  
Logan   1,4071,5458.93% decrease  
Dunlap   1,0841,1394.83% decrease  
Mondamin   3934237.09% decrease  

Websites for Harrison County

Official Website:   www.harrisoncountyia.org/

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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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