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Time Zone: Bingham County lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Blackfoot is the Seat for Bingham County.

Bingham County was founded in 1885 and was created by taking area from OneidaCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Bingham had a population of 44,668 people. This is an increase of 7.03% since the last Census (which gave a population of 41,735 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Bingham represented 3.23% of the total population of Idaho, making it the state's 7th most populous county (out of 44 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
201045,607+9.28%+2.1% since 2009
200944,668+7.03%+1.39% since 2008
200844,057+5.56%+1.38% since 2007
200041,735The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Blackfoot   11,15310,4197.04% increase  
Shelley   4,3663,81314.5% increase  
Aberdeen   1,7751,8403.53% decrease  
Firth   49340820.83% increase  
Basalt   4254191.43% increase  

Websites for Bingham County

Official Website:   www.co.bingham.id.us/

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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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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