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Time Zone: McHenry County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Towner is the Seat for McHenry County.

McHenry County was founded in 1873.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> McHenry had a population of 5,173 people. This is a decrease of 13.6% since the last Census (which gave a population of 5,987 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, McHenry represented 0.93% of the total population of North Dakota, making it the state's 21st 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
20105,395-9.89%+4.29% since 2009
20095,173-13.6%-0.39% since 2008
20085,193-13.26%-0.4% since 2007
20005,987The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Velva   9131,04912.96% decrease  
Towner   48057416.38% decrease  
Drake   26632217.39% decrease  
Anamoose   24628212.77% decrease  
Granville   23828616.78% 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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