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Time Zone: Garfield County lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Pomeroy is the Seat for Garfield County.

Garfield County was founded in 1881 and was created by taking area from ColumbiaCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Garfield had a population of 2,101 people. This is a decrease of 12.35% since the last Census (which gave a population of 2,397 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Garfield represented 0.04% of the total population of Washington, making it the state's 39th most populous county (out of 39 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
20102,266-5.47%+7.85% since 2009
20092,101-12.35%-0.76% since 2008
20082,117-11.68%+1.24% since 2007
20072,091-12.77% 
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20002,397The Last Census

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

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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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