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

The community of Onawa is the Seat for Monona County.

Monona County was founded January 15, 1851 and was created by taking area from HarrisonCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Monona had a population of 8,882 people. This is a decrease of 11.36% since the last Census (which gave a population of 10,020 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Monona represented 0.34% of the total population of Iowa, making it the state's 81st 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
20109,243-7.75%+4.06% since 2009
20098,882-11.36%-1.52% since 2008
20089,019-9.99%-1.14% since 2007
200010,020The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Onawa   2,7053,09112.49% decrease  
Mapleton   1,1471,41619% decrease  
Whiting   7027070.71% decrease  
Ute   32237814.81% decrease  
Blencoe   19723114.72% 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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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