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

The community of Gaylord is the Seat for Sibley County.

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

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Sibley had a population of 14,925 people. This is a decrease of 2.81% since the last Census (which gave a population of 15,356 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Sibley represented 0.31% of the total population of Minnesota, making it the state's 56th 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
201015,226-0.85%+2.02% since 2009
200914,925-2.81%-1.01% since 2008
200815,077-1.82%+0.13% since 2007
200015,356The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Gaylord   2,1082,2797.5% decrease  
Arlington   2,0122,0481.76% decrease  
Winthrop   1,2471,3678.78% decrease  
Henderson   9139100.33% increase  
Gibbon   7368088.91% decrease  

Websites for Sibley County

Official Website:   www.co.sibley.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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