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

The community of Butte is the Seat for Silver Bow County.

Silver Bow County was founded in 1881 and was created by taking area from Deer LodgeCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Silver Bow had a population of 32,949 people. This is a decrease of 4.79% since the last Census (which gave a population of 34,606 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Silver Bow represented 3.84% of the total population of Montana, making it the state's 8th 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
201034,200-1.17%+3.8% since 2009
200932,949-4.79%+0.53% since 2008
200832,776-5.29%+0.57% since 2007
200034,606The Last Census

More information can be found on the Silver Bow County Census Page for Silver Bow 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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