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

The community of Marquette is the Seat for Marquette County.

Marquette County was founded ?. Marquette was created by taking area from Chippewa, and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Marquette had a population of 65,703 people. This is an increase of 1.65% since the last Census (which gave a population of 64,634 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Marquette represented 0.65% of the total population of Michigan, making it the state's 28th 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
201067,077+3.78%+2.09% since 2009
200965,703+1.65%+0.37% since 2008
200865,462+1.28%+0.46% since 2007
200064,634The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Marquette   21,00419,6616.83% increase  
Ishpeming   6,4796,6863.1% decrease  
Negaunee   4,4564,5762.62% decrease  

Websites for Marquette County

Official Website:   www.co.marquette.mi.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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