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

The community of Panguitch is the Seat for Garfield County.

Garfield County was founded in 1882 and was created by taking area from IronCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Garfield had a population of 4,625 people. This is a decrease of 2.32% since the last Census (which gave a population of 4,735 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Garfield represented 0.21% of the total population of Utah, making it the state's 25th 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
20105,172+9.23%+11.83% since 2009
20094,625-2.32%+0.54% since 2008
20084,600-2.85%+2.24% since 2007
20004,735The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Panguitch   1,5021,6237.46% decrease  
Escalante   7578187.46% decrease  
Tropic   4725087.09% decrease  
Boulder   1891805% increase  
Henrieville   1461598.18% decrease  

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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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