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

The community of Glenwood is the Seat for Mills County.

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

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Mills had a population of 15,002 people. This is an increase of 3.13% since the last Census (which gave a population of 14,547 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Mills represented 0.5% of the total population of Iowa, making it the state's 57th 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
201015,059+3.52%+0.38% since 2009
200915,002+3.13%-0.83% since 2008
200815,127+3.99%-0.13% since 2007
200014,547The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Glenwood   5,6565,3585.56% increase  
Malvern   1,3011,2563.58% increase  
Pacific Junction   --507 
Emerson   4814800.21% increase  
Silver City   2632591.54% increase  

Websites for Mills County

Official Website:   www.millscoia.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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