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

The community of Ontonagon is the Seat for Ontonagon County.

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

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Ontonagon had a population of 6,569 people. This is a decrease of 15.98% since the last Census (which gave a population of 7,818 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Ontonagon represented 0.08% of the total population of Michigan, making it the state's 81st 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
20106,780-13.28%+3.21% since 2009
20096,569-15.98%-2.32% since 2008
20086,725-13.98%-3.2% since 2007
20007,818The Last Census

More information can be found on the Ontonagon County Census Page for Ontonagon 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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