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

The community of Walla Walla is the Seat for Walla Walla County.

Walla Walla County was founded in 1854 and was created by taking area from SkamaniaCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Walla Walla had a population of 59,059 people. This is an increase of 7.03% since the last Census (which gave a population of 55,180 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Walla Walla represented 0.94% of the total population of Washington, making it the state's 19th 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.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201058,781+6.53%-0.47% since 2009
200959,059+7.03%+1.56% since 2008
200858,149+5.38%+1.11% since 2007
200055,180The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Walla Walla   31,28629,6865.39% increase  
College Place   9,0857,81816.21% increase  
Waitsburg   1,2621,2124.13% increase  

Websites for Walla Walla County

Official Website:   www.co.walla-walla.wa.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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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