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

The community of Red Oak is the Seat for Montgomery County.

Montgomery County was founded January 15, 1851 and was created by taking area from PolkCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Montgomery had a population of 10,796 people. This is a decrease of 8.28% since the last Census (which gave a population of 11,771 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Montgomery represented 0.4% of the total population of Iowa, making it the state's 68th 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
201010,740-8.76%-0.52% since 2009
200810,792-8.32%-1.34% since 2007
200011,771The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Red Oak   5,6266,1979.21% decrease  
Villisca   1,2261,3448.78% decrease  
Stanton   6807144.76% decrease  
Elliott   36140210.2% decrease  
Grant   9110210.78% 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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