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

Dent County was founded in 1851. Dent was created by taking area from Crawford and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Dent had a population of 15,042 people. This is an increase of 0.77% since the last Census (which gave a population of 14,927 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Dent represented 0.27% of the total population of Missouri, making it the state's 68th most populous county (out of 115 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
201015,657+4.89%+4.09% since 2009
200915,042+0.77%-0.25% since 2008
200815,079+1.02%+0.62% since 2007
200014,927The Last Census

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


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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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