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

The community of Algona is the Seat for Kossuth County.

Kossuth County was founded January 15, 1851 and was created by taking area from WebsterCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Kossuth had a population of 15,154 people. This is a decrease of 11.71% since the last Census (which gave a population of 17,163 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Kossuth represented 0.59% of the total population of Iowa, making it the state's 44th 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.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201015,543-9.44%+2.57% since 2009
200915,154-11.71%-0.6% since 2008
200815,245-11.18%-1.37% since 2007
200715,456-9.95% 
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200017,163The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Algona   5,2275,7418.95% decrease  
West Bend   7958344.68% decrease  
Bancroft   71480811.63% decrease  
Swea City   55664213.4% decrease  
Titonka   50458413.7% 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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