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

The community of Montezuma is the Seat for Poweshiek County.

Poweshiek County was founded February 17, 1843.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Poweshiek had a population of 18,423 people. This is a decrease of 2.08% since the last Census (which gave a population of 18,815 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Poweshiek represented 0.64% of the total population of Iowa, making it the state's 37th 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
201018,914+0.53%+2.67% since 2009
200918,423-2.08%-0.38% since 2008
200818,493-1.71%-0.91% since 2007
200018,815The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Grinnell   9,0649,1050.45% decrease  
Montezuma   1,3411,4406.88% decrease  
Brooklyn   1,3361,3672.27% decrease  
Malcom   29535216.19% decrease  
Deep River   2692886.6% 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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