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

The community of Ironton is the Seat for Iron County.

Iron County was founded in 1857. Iron was created by taking area from Madison, , , and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Iron had a population of 9,943 people. This is a decrease of 7.05% since the last Census (which gave a population of 10,697 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Iron represented 0.19% of the total population of Missouri, making it the state's 83rd 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
201010,630-0.63%+6.91% since 2009
20099,943-7.05%-0.52% since 2008
20089,995-6.56%-0.91% since 2007
200010,697The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Ironton   1,3191,47110.33% decrease  
Viburnum   7868254.73% decrease  
Pilot Knob   6836972.01% decrease  
Arcadia   50556710.93% decrease  
Annapolis   2873107.42% decrease  

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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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