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Time Zone: Beaverhead County lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Dillon is the Seat for Beaverhead County.

Beaverhead County is one of the original counties of Montana and was founded in 1864.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Beaverhead had a population of 8,976 people. This is a decrease of 2.46% since the last Census (which gave a population of 9,202 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Beaverhead represented 1.02% of the total population of Montana, making it the state's 24th most populous county (out of 56 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
20109,246+0.48%+3.01% since 2009
20098,976-2.46% 
20088,980-2.41%+1.39% since 2007
20078,857-3.75% 
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20009,202The Last Census

More information can be found on the Beaverhead County Census Page for Beaverhead 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. For more information, please visit the U.S. Census Bureau.

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