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

The community of White Cloud is the Seat for Newaygo County.

Newaygo County was founded ?. Newaygo was created by taking area from Kent, , and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Newaygo had a population of 48,686 people. This is an increase of 1.7% since the last Census (which gave a population of 47,874 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Newaygo represented 0.48% of the total population of Michigan, making it the state's 36th 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
201048,460+1.22%-0.46% since 2009
200948,686+1.7%-0.79% since 2008
200849,072+2.5%-0.37% since 2007
200047,874The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Fremont   4,1284,2242.27% decrease  
Newaygo   1,6891,6701.14% increase  
White Cloud   1,3811,4202.75% decrease  
Hesperia   9429541.26% decrease  
Grant   8508813.52% decrease  

Websites for Newaygo County

Official Website:   www.countyofnewaygo.com/

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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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