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

The community of Eugene is the Seat for Lane County.

Lane County was founded in 1851.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Lane had a population of 351,109 people. This is an increase of 8.72% since the last Census (which gave a population of 322,959 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Lane represented 9.44% of the total population of Oregon, making it the state's 4th 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
2010351,715+8.9%+0.17% since 2009
2009351,109+8.72%+0.77% since 2008
2008348,425+7.89%+1.05% since 2007
2000322,959The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Eugene   153,272137,89311.15% increase  
Springfield   57,25452,8648.3% increase  
Cottage Grove   9,1908,4458.82% increase  
Florence   8,7487,26320.45% increase  
Junction City   5,7604,72122.01% increase  

Websites for Lane County

Official Website:   www.lanecounty.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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