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

The community of Le Center is the Seat for Le Sueur County.

Le Sueur County was founded in 1853 and was created by taking area from DakotaCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Le Sueur had a population of 28,059 people. This is an increase of 10.36% since the last Census (which gave a population of 25,426 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Le Sueur represented 0.52% of the total population of Minnesota, making it the state's 39th 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
201027,703+8.96%-1.27% since 2009
200025,426The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Le Sueur   4,2423,9228.16% increase  
Montgomery   3,2552,79416.5% increase  
Le Center   2,3102,2403.13% increase  
Waterville   1,8921,8333.22% increase  
Cleveland   6956733.27% increase  

Websites for Le Sueur County

Official Website:   www.co.le-sueur.mn.us/

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Footnotes ...

<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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