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

The community of Okanogan is the Seat for Okanogan County.

Okanogan County was founded in 1888 and was created by taking area from StevensCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Okanogan had a population of 40,552 people. This is an increase of 2.5% since the last Census (which gave a population of 39,564 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Okanogan represented 0.67% of the total population of Washington, making it the state's 24th 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
201041,120+3.93%+1.4% since 2009
200940,552+2.5%+1.09% since 2008
200840,115+1.39%+1.33% since 2007
200739,589  
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200039,564The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Omak   4,7544,7210.7% increase  
Okanogan   2,3932,4843.66% decrease  
Brewster   2,1412,1892.19% decrease  
Oroville   1,6711,6531.09% increase  
Tonasket   9499944.53% decrease  

Websites for Okanogan County

Official Website:   www.okanogancounty.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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