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

The community of Prineville is the Seat for Crook County.

Crook County was founded in 1882 and was created by taking area from WascoCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Crook had a population of 22,566 people. This is an increase of 17.64% since the last Census (which gave a population of 19,182 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Crook represented 0.56% of the total population of Oregon, making it the state's 26th 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
201020,978+9.36%-7.04% since 2009
200922,566+17.64%-1.42% since 2008
200822,892+19.34%+0.58% since 2007
200722,760+18.65% 
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200019,182The Last Census

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

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Websites for Crook County

Official Website:   www.co.crook.or.us/

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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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