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Time Zone: Kewaunee County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Kewaunee is the Seat for Kewaunee County.

Kewaunee County was founded in 1852 and was created by taking area from ManitowocCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Kewaunee had a population of 20,315 people. This is an increase of 0.63% since the last Census (which gave a population of 20,187 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Kewaunee represented 0.38% of the total population of Wisconsin, making it the state's 51st most populous county (out of 72 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
201020,574+1.92%+1.27% since 2009
200820,319+0.65%-0.41% since 2007
200020,187The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Algoma   3,1483,3576.23% decrease  
Kewaunee   2,7452,8062.17% decrease  
Luxemburg   2,2371,93515.61% increase  
Red River   1,4961,4761.36% increase  
Luxemburg   1,4291,4021.93% increase  

Websites for Kewaunee County

Official Website:   www.kewauneeco.org/

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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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