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

The community of Scobey is the Seat for Daniels County.

Daniels County was founded in 1920. Daniels was created by taking area from Sheridan and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Daniels had a population of 1,703 people. This is a decrease of 15.57% since the last Census (which gave a population of 2,017 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Daniels represented 0.22% of the total population of Montana, making it the state's 46th 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
20101,751-13.19%+2.82% since 2009
20091,703-15.57%+0.89% since 2008
20081,688-16.31%+0.36% since 2007
20002,017The Last Census

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