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

The community of Manitowoc is the Seat for Manitowoc County.

Manitowoc County was founded in 1836.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Manitowoc had a population of 80,583 people. This is a decrease of 2.78% since the last Census (which gave a population of 82,887 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Manitowoc represented 1.55% of the total population of Wisconsin, making it the state's 18th 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
201081,442-1.74%+1.07% since 2009
200980,583-2.78%-0.11% since 2008
200880,670-2.67%-0.2% since 2007
200082,887The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Manitowoc   32,76434,0533.79% decrease  
Two Rivers   11,68412,6397.56% decrease  
Kiel   3,5103,4501.74% increase  
Manitowoc Rapids   2,4622,5202.3% decrease  
Newton   2,2852,2411.96% increase  

Websites for Manitowoc County

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

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