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

The community of Ada is the Seat for Norman County.

Norman County was founded in 1881 and was created by taking area from PolkCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Norman had a population of 6,455 people. This is a decrease of 13.26% since the last Census (which gave a population of 7,442 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Norman represented 0.15% of the total population of Minnesota, making it the state's 77th 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
20106,852-7.93%+6.15% since 2009
20096,455-13.26%-1.39% since 2008
20086,546-12.04%-0.62% since 2007
20007,442The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Ada   1,4221,65714.18% decrease  
Twin Valley   68086521.39% decrease  
Halstad   52962214.95% decrease  
Hendrum   27831511.75% decrease  
Shelly   23226612.78% decrease  

Websites for Norman County

Official Website:   www.co.norman.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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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