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

The community of Beach is the Seat for Golden Valley County.

Golden Valley County was founded in 1912.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Golden Valley had a population of 1,621 people. This is a decrease of 15.75% since the last Census (which gave a population of 1,924 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Golden Valley represented 0.3% of the total population of North Dakota, making it the state's 50th most populous county (out of 53 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
20101,680-12.68%+3.64% since 2009
20091,621-15.75%-1.04% since 2008
20081,638-14.86%-0.85% since 2007
20001,924The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Beach   9251,11617.11% decrease  
Golva   8910616.04% decrease  
Sentinel Butte   526216.13% decrease  
North Golden Valley   283212.5% decrease  
South Golden Valley   232714.81% decrease  

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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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