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

The community of Harlowton is the Seat for Wheatland County.

Wheatland County was founded in 1917. Wheatland was created by taking area from Meagher and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Wheatland had a population of 2,044 people. This is a decrease of 9.52% since the last Census (which gave a population of 2,259 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Wheatland represented 0.25% of the total population of Montana, making it the state's 44th 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
20102,168-4.03%+6.07% since 2009
20092,044-9.52% 
20082,043-9.56%+2.15% since 2007
20072,000-11.47% 
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20002,259The Last Census

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

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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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