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Time Zone: Box Elder County lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Brigham City is the Seat for Box Elder County.

Box Elder County was founded in 1856 and was created by taking area from WeberCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Box Elder had a population of 49,902 people. This is an increase of 16.74% since the last Census (which gave a population of 42,745 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Box Elder represented 1.91% of the total population of Utah, making it the state's 7th most populous county (out of 29 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
201049,975+16.91%+0.15% since 2009
200949,902+16.74%+1.72% since 2008
200849,059+14.77%+2.5% since 2007
200042,745The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Brigham City   18,90017,4118.55% increase  
Tremonton   7,0025,59225.21% increase  
Perry   3,9502,38365.8% increase  
Garland   2,0861,9437.36% increase  
Willard   1,7741,6308.83% increase  

Websites for Box Elder County

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

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