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

The community of Wabasha is the Seat for Wabasha County.

Wabasha County is one of the original counties of Minnesota and was founded in 1849.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Wabasha had a population of 21,884 people. This is an increase of 1.27% since the last Census (which gave a population of 21,610 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Wabasha represented 0.44% of the total population of Minnesota, making it the state's 45th 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
201021,676+0.31%-0.95% since 2009
200921,884+1.27% 
200821,873+1.22%+0.51% since 2007
200721,763+0.71% 
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200021,610The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Lake City   5,2894,9506.85% increase  
Plainview   3,2403,1901.57% increase  
Wabasha   2,5212,5993% decrease  
Elgin   93582613.2% increase  
Mazeppa   7757780.39% decrease  

Websites for Wabasha County

Official Website:   www.co.wabasha.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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