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

The community of Colville is the Seat for Stevens County.

Stevens County was founded in 1863 and was created by taking area from Walla WallaCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Stevens had a population of 42,334 people. This is an increase of 5.66% since the last Census (which gave a population of 40,066 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Stevens represented 0.68% of the total population of Washington, making it the state's 23rd 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
201043,531+8.65%+2.83% since 2009
200942,334+5.66%+0.36% since 2008
200842,183+5.28%+0.55% since 2007
200741,953+4.71% 
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200040,066The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Colville   4,9144,9881.48% decrease  
Chewelah   2,3092,1865.63% increase  
Kettle Falls   1,4221,5276.88% decrease  
Northport   3333360.89% decrease  
Springdale   2792831.41% decrease  

Websites for Stevens County

Official Website:   www.co.stevens.wa.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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