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

The community of Heber is the Seat for Wasatch County.

Wasatch County was founded in 1862. Wasatch was created by taking area from Utah and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Wasatch had a population of 21,600 people. This is an increase of 41.97% since the last Census (which gave a population of 15,215 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Wasatch represented 0.68% of the total population of Utah, making it the state's 15th 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
201023,530+54.65%+8.94% since 2009
200921,600+41.97%+2.97% since 2008
200820,976+37.86%+2.85% since 2007
200720,395+34.05% 
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200015,215The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Heber   10,1077,29138.62% increase  
Midway   3,7462,12176.6% increase  
Charleston   46337822.49% increase  
Wallsburg   31327414.23% increase  

Websites for Wasatch County

Official Website:   www.co.wasatch.ut.us/

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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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