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

The community of Parowan is the Seat for Iron County.

Iron County is one of the original counties of Utah and was founded in 1850.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Iron had a population of 45,280 people. This is an increase of 34.05% since the last Census (which gave a population of 33,779 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Iron represented 1.51% of the total population of Utah, making it the state's 9th 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
201046,163+36.66%+1.95% since 2009
200945,280+34.05%+2.46% since 2008
200844,194+30.83%+2.1% since 2007
200033,779The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Cedar City   29,15520,52742.03% increase  
Enoch   5,2363,46751% increase  
Parowan   2,6442,5653.08% increase  
Paragonah   4844702.98% increase  
Kanarraville   3183112.25% increase  

Websites for Iron County

Official Website:   www.ironnet.org/

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Footnotes ...

<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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