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

The community of Galena is the Seat for Stone County.

Stone County was founded in 1851 and was created by taking area from TaneyCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Stone had a population of 31,424 people. This is an increase of 9.65% since the last Census (which gave a population of 28,658 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Stone represented 0.51% of the total population of Missouri, making it the state's 36th 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.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201032,202+12.37%+2.48% since 2009
200931,424+9.65%-0.23% since 2008
200831,495+9.9%+0.14% since 2007
200731,452+9.75% 
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200028,658The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Kimberling City   2,4082,2536.88% increase  
Crane   1,3651,3901.8% decrease  
Reeds Spring   79146570.1% increase  
Indian Point   71858822.11% increase  
Branson West   51840826.96% increase  

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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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