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

The community of Saint George is the Seat for Washington County.

Washington County is one of the original counties of Utah and was founded in 1852.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Washington had a population of 137,473 people. This is an increase of 52.15% since the last Census (which gave a population of 90,354 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Washington represented 4.05% of the total population of Utah, making it the state's 6th 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
2010138,115+52.86%+0.47% since 2009
2009137,473+52.15%+1.32% since 2008
2008135,678+50.16%+2.55% since 2007
2007132,298+46.42% 
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200090,354The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Saint George   72,55049,66346.08% increase  
Washington   17,8818,186118.4% increase  
Hurricane   13,3498,25061.8% increase  
Ivins   7,8744,45076.9% increase  
Santa Clara   6,8034,63046.93% increase  

Websites for Washington County

Official Website:   www.washco.state.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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