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

The community of Albany is the Seat for Linn County.

Linn County was founded in 1847.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Linn had a population of 116,584 people. This is an increase of 13.11% since the last Census (which gave a population of 103,069 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Linn represented 3.01% of the total population of Oregon, making it the state's 8th 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
2010116,672+13.2% 
2009116,584+13.11%+1.05% since 2008
2008115,369+11.93%+2.01% since 2007
2007113,094+9.73% 
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2000103,069The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Lebanon   15,93712,95023.07% increase  
Sweet Home   8,9398,01611.51% increase  
Harrisburg   3,5102,79525.58% increase  
Mill City   1,7111,53711.32% increase  
Brownsville   1,6421,44913.32% increase  

Websites for Linn County

Official Website:   www.co.linn.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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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