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

The community of Marinette is the Seat for Marinette County.

Marinette County was founded in 1879 and was created by taking area from OcontoCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Marinette had a population of 41,968 people. This is a decrease of 3.26% since the last Census (which gave a population of 43,384 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Marinette represented 0.81% of the total population of Wisconsin, making it the state's 30th 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
201041,749-3.77%-0.52% since 2009
200941,968-3.26%-0.44% since 2008
200842,153-2.84%-0.34% since 2007
200043,384The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Marinette   10,50711,74910.57% decrease  
Peshtigo   3,9753,8194.08% increase  
Peshtigo   3,2573,3572.98% decrease  
Stephenson   3,2023,0654.47% increase  
Porterfield   2,0221,9911.56% increase  

Websites for Marinette County

Official Website:   www.marinettecounty.com/

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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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