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

The community of Moro is the Seat for Sherman County.

Sherman County was founded in 1889 and was created by taking area from WascoCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Sherman had a population of 1,711 people. This is a decrease of 11.53% since the last Census (which gave a population of 1,934 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Sherman represented 0.06% of the total population of Oregon, making it the state's 34th 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
20101,765-8.74%+3.16% since 2009
20091,711-11.53%+2.82% since 2008
20081,664-13.96%-1.54% since 2007
20001,934The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Moro   3253373.56% decrease  
Wasco   31838116.54% decrease  
Rufus   22526816.04% decrease  
Grass Valley   14217116.96% decrease  

Websites for Sherman County

Official Website:   www.sherman-county.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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