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Time Zone: Clatsop County lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Astoria is the Seat for Clatsop County.

Clatsop County was founded in 1844.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Clatsop had a population of 37,243 people. This is an increase of 4.53% since the last Census (which gave a population of 35,630 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Clatsop represented 1.04% of the total population of Oregon, making it the state's 19th most populous county (out of 36 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
201037,039+3.95%-0.55% since 2009
200937,243+4.53%+0.4% since 2008
200837,093+4.11% 
200737,088+4.09% 
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200035,630The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Astoria   9,7379,8130.77% decrease  
Seaside   6,1875,9004.86% increase  
Warrenton   4,4844,0969.47% increase  
Cannon Beach   1,7181,5888.19% increase  
Gearhart   1,19699520.2% increase  

Websites for Clatsop County

Official Website:   www.co.clatsop.or.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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