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

The community of Duchesne is the Seat for Duchesne County.

Duchesne County was founded in 1913 and was created by taking area from WasatchCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Duchesne had a population of 17,948 people. This is an increase of 24.89% since the last Census (which gave a population of 14,371 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Duchesne represented 0.64% of the total population of Utah, making it the state's 17th 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
201018,607+29.48%+3.67% since 2009
200917,948+24.89%+6.04% since 2008
200816,926+17.78%+4.54% since 2007
200014,371The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Roosevelt   5,4664,29927.15% increase  
Duchesne   1,7021,40820.88% increase  
Myton   62953916.7% increase  
Altamont   20317814.04% increase  
Tabiona   17114914.77% increase  

Websites for Duchesne County

Official Website:   www.duchesnegov.net/

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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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