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

The community of Decorah is the Seat for Winneshiek County.

Winneshiek County was founded February 20, 1847.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Winneshiek had a population of 20,629 people. This is a decrease of 3.2% since the last Census (which gave a population of 21,310 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Winneshiek represented 0.73% of the total population of Iowa, making it the state's 30th 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
201021,056-1.19%+2.07% since 2009
200920,629-3.2%-0.4% since 2008
200820,711-2.81%-0.54% since 2007
200021,310The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Decorah   7,7658,1724.98% decrease  
Calmar   9991,0585.58% decrease  
Ossian   7998536.33% decrease  
Spillville   3683864.66% decrease  
Fort Atkinson   3563898.48% 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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