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

The community of Iron Mountain is the Seat for Dickinson County.

Dickinson County was founded May 21, 1891. Dickinson was created by taking area from Marquette and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Dickinson had a population of 26,691 people. This is a decrease of 2.84% since the last Census (which gave a population of 27,472 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Dickinson represented 0.28% of the total population of Michigan, making it the state's 51st 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
201026,168-4.75%-1.96% since 2009
200926,691-2.84%-0.71% since 2008
200826,883-2.14%-0.8% since 2007
200027,472The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Iron Mountain   7,7238,1545.29% decrease  
Kingsford   5,2565,5495.28% decrease  
Norway   2,8042,9595.24% decrease  

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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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