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

The community of Osage is the Seat for Mitchell County.

Mitchell County was founded January 15, 1851 and was created by taking area from ChickasawCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Mitchell had a population of 10,781 people. This is a decrease of 0.86% since the last Census (which gave a population of 10,874 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Mitchell represented 0.37% of the total population of Iowa, making it the state's 76th 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
200910,781-0.86%-0.12% since 2008
200010,874The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Osage   3,4313,4510.58% decrease  
Saint Ansgar   1,0251,0310.58% decrease  
Stacyville   4684690.21% decrease  
Mitchell   1481554.52% decrease  
McIntire   14117318.5% 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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