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

The community of Doniphan is the Seat for Ripley County.

Ripley County was founded in 1831 and was created by taking area from WayneCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Ripley had a population of 13,395 people. This is a decrease of 0.84% since the last Census (which gave a population of 13,509 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Ripley represented 0.24% of the total population of Missouri, making it the state's 73rd 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
201014,100+4.37%+5.26% since 2009
200913,395-0.84%-0.61% since 2008
200813,477-0.24%-0.6% since 2007
200013,509The Last Census

More information can be found on the Ripley County Census Page for Ripley 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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