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

The community of Superior is the Seat for Mineral County.

Mineral County was founded in 1914 and was created by taking area from MissoulaCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Mineral had a population of 3,833 people. This is a decrease of 1.31% since the last Census (which gave a population of 3,884 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Mineral represented 0.43% of the total population of Montana, making it the state's 39th 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
20104,223+8.73%+10.17% since 2009
20093,833-1.31%-0.73% since 2008
20083,861-0.59%-0.52% since 2007
20003,884The Last Census

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


Websites for Mineral County

Official Website:   www.co.mineral.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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