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

The community of International Falls is the Seat for Koochiching County.

Koochiching County was founded in 1906 and was created by taking area from ItascaCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Koochiching had a population of 13,128 people. This is a decrease of 8.55% since the last Census (which gave a population of 14,355 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Koochiching represented 0.29% of the total population of Minnesota, making it the state's 59th 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.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201013,311-7.27%+1.39% since 2009
200913,128-8.55%-0.85% since 2008
200813,241-7.76%-1.08% since 2007
200014,355The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
International Falls   5,8396,70312.89% decrease  
Littlefork   6716801.32% decrease  
Big Falls   23326411.74% decrease  
Northome   20523010.87% decrease  
Ranier   16718811.17% decrease  

Websites for Koochiching County

Official Website:   www.co.koochiching.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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