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

The community of Heppner is the Seat for Morrow County.

Morrow County was founded in 1885.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Morrow had a population of 11,533 people. This is an increase of 4.89% since the last Census (which gave a population of 10,995 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Morrow represented 0.32% of the total population of Oregon, making it the state's 29th 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
201011,173+1.62%-3.12% since 2009
200911,533+4.89%+1.83% since 2008
200010,995The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Boardman   3,0452,8556.65% increase  
Irrigon   1,7861,7024.94% increase  
Heppner   1,3911,3950.29% decrease  
Ione   3233210.62% increase  
Lexington   2662631.14% increase  

Websites for Morrow County

Official Website:   www.morrowcountyoregon.com/

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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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