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

The community of Walker is the Seat for Cass County.

Cass County was founded in 1851. Cass was created by taking area from Dakota, , and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Cass had a population of 28,534 people. This is an increase of 5.1% since the last Census (which gave a population of 27,150 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Cass represented 0.55% of the total population of Minnesota, making it the state's 36th most populous county (out of 87 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201028,567+5.22%+0.12% since 2009
200928,534+5.1%-0.6% since 2008
200828,707+5.73%+0.23% since 2007
200728,640+5.49% 
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200027,150The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Walker   1,4101,06931.9% increase  
Lake Shore   1,0569669.32% increase  
East Gull Lake   1,0149783.68% increase  
Pine River   8619287.22% decrease  
Cass Lake   8258604.07% decrease  

Websites for Cass County

Official Website:   www.co.cass.mn.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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