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

The community of Helena is the Seat for Lewis and Clark County. Helena is also the capital of Montana.

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

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Lewis and Clark had a population of 61,942 people. This is an increase of 11.17% since the last Census (which gave a population of 55,716 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Lewis and Clark represented 6.18% of the total population of Montana, making it the state's 6th 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
201063,395+13.78%+2.35% since 2009
200961,942+11.17%+1.29% since 2008
200861,156+9.76%+1.7% since 2007
200760,131+7.92% 
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200055,716The Last Census

More information can be found on the Lewis and Clark County Census Page for Lewis and Clark County.

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Websites for Lewis and Clark County

Official Website:   www.co.lewis-clark.mt.us/

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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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