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Time Zone: Chippewa County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Sault Sainte Marie is the Seat for Chippewa County.

Chippewa County was founded February 1, 1827 and was created by taking area from MackinacCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Chippewa had a population of 38,731 people. This is an increase of 0.49% since the last Census (which gave a population of 38,543 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Chippewa represented 0.39% of the total population of Michigan, making it the state's 42nd most populous county (out of 83 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
200938,731+0.49%-0.14% since 2008
200038,543The Last Census

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


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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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