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

The community of Castle Dale is the Seat for Emery County.

Emery County was founded in 1880 and was created by taking area from SanpeteCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Emery had a population of 10,629 people. This is a decrease of 2.13% since the last Census (which gave a population of 10,860 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Emery represented 0.49% of the total population of Utah, making it the state's 19th 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.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201010,976+1.07%+3.26% since 2009
200910,629-2.13%+1.52% since 2008
200810,470-3.59%+1.22% since 2007
200710,344-4.75% 
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200010,860The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Huntington   2,0802,1312.39% decrease  
Castle Dale   1,5941,6573.8% decrease  
Ferron   1,5661,6233.51% decrease  
Orangeville   1,3611,3982.65% decrease  
Green River   9339734.11% decrease  

Websites for Emery County

Official Website:   www.co.emery.ut.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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