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Time Zone: Dona Ana County * Do?a Ana County lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Las Cruces is the Seat for Dona Ana County * Do?a Ana County.

Dona Ana County * Do?a Ana County is one of the original counties of New Mexico and was founded in 1852.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Dona Ana had a population of 206,419 people. This is an increase of 18.17% since the last Census (which gave a population of 174,682 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Dona Ana represented 9.6% of the total population of New Mexico, making it the state's 2nd most populous county (out of 33 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
2010209,233+19.78%+1.36% since 2009
2009206,419+18.17%+2.48% since 2008
2008201,428+15.31%+1.63% since 2007
2007198,205+13.47% 
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2000174,682The Last Census

More information can be found on the Dona Ana County * Do?a Ana County Census Page for Dona Ana County * Do?a Ana County.

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Below are some of the communities located in Dona Ana County * Do?a Ana County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Dona Ana County * Do?a Ana County):

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Las Cruces   93,45274,26725.83% increase  
Sunland Park   14,85713,30911.63% increase  
Mesilla   2,5102,18015.14% increase  
Hatch   1,6671,6730.36% decrease  

Websites for Dona Ana County * Do?a Ana County

Official Website:   www.co.dona-ana.nm.us/

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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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