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

The community of Hardin is the Seat for Big Horn County.

Big Horn County was founded in 1913. Big Horn was created by taking area from Rosebud and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Big Horn had a population of 13,015 people. This is an increase of 2.71% since the last Census (which gave a population of 12,671 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Big Horn represented 1.4% of the total population of Montana, making it the state's 14th 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.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201012,865+1.53%-1.15% since 2009
200913,015+2.71%+1.61% since 2008
200812,809+1.09%+0.45% since 2007
200012,671The Last Census

More information can be found on the Big Horn County Census Page for Big Horn 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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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