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

The community of Marshalltown is the Seat for Marshall County.

Marshall County was founded January 13, 1846 and was created by taking area from JasperCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Marshall had a population of 39,259 people. This is a decrease of 0.13% since the last Census (which gave a population of 39,311 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Marshall represented 1.34% of the total population of Iowa, making it the state's 17th 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
201040,648+3.4%+3.54% since 2009
200839,236-0.19%+0.41% since 2007
200039,311The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Marshalltown   25,81426,0090.75% decrease  
State Center   1,3361,3490.96% decrease  
Le Grand   9548838.04% increase  
Melbourne   7907940.5% decrease  
Albion   5655924.56% decrease  

Websites for Marshall County

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

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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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