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

The community of Glasgow is the Seat for Valley County.

Valley County was founded in 1893 and was created by taking area from DawsonCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Valley had a population of 6,771 people. This is a decrease of 11.78% since the last Census (which gave a population of 7,675 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Valley represented 0.85% of the total population of Montana, making it the state's 27th 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
20107,369-3.99%+8.83% since 2009
20096,771-11.78%-1.71% since 2008
20086,889-10.24%+0.22% since 2007
20007,675The Last Census

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


Below are some of the communities located in Valley County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Valley County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Glasgow   2,8703,25311.77% decrease  
Nashua   28732511.69% decrease  
Fort Peck   21524010.42% decrease  
Opheim   9811111.71% decrease  

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Footnotes ...

<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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