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

The community of McMinnville is the Seat for Yamhill County.

Yamhill County is one of the original counties of Oregon and was founded in 1843.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Yamhill had a population of 99,037 people. This is an increase of 16.53% since the last Census (which gave a population of 84,992 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Yamhill represented 2.48% of the total population of Oregon, making it the state's 10th 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
201099,193+16.71%+0.16% since 2009
200999,037+16.53%+1.12% since 2008
200897,940+15.23%+1.84% since 2007
200084,992The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
McMinnville   31,52926,49918.98% increase  
Newberg   23,31218,06429.05% increase  
Sheridan   5,7213,57060.3% increase  
Lafayette   3,6322,58640.45% increase  
Dundee   3,0752,59818.36% increase  

Websites for Yamhill County

Official Website:   www.co.yamhill.or.us/

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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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