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

The community of Cando is the Seat for Towner County.

Towner County was founded in 1883.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Towner had a population of 2,209 people. This is a decrease of 23.19% since the last Census (which gave a population of 2,876 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Towner represented 0.45% of the total population of North Dakota, making it the state's 37th 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
20102,246-21.91%+1.67% since 2009
20092,209-23.19%-0.63% since 2008
20082,223-22.71%-3.35% since 2007
20002,876The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Cando   1,0221,34223.85% decrease  
Rock Lake   14419425.77% decrease  
Bisbee   13016722.16% decrease  
Egeland   374924.49% decrease  
Perth   101323.08% 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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