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

The community of Lakeview is the Seat for Lake County.

Lake County was founded in 1874. Lake was created by taking area from Jackson and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Lake had a population of 7,089 people. This is a decrease of 4.49% since the last Census (which gave a population of 7,422 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Lake represented 0.22% of the total population of Oregon, making it the state's 32nd 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.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20107,895+6.37%+11.37% since 2009
20097,089-4.49%-1.58% since 2008
20087,203-2.95%-0.1% since 2007
20007,422The Last Census

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


Websites for Lake County

Official Website:   www.lakecountyor.org

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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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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