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

The community of Elkhorn is the Seat for Walworth County.

Walworth County was founded in 1836.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Walworth had a population of 100,593 people. This is an increase of 7.29% since the last Census (which gave a population of 93,759 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Walworth represented 1.75% of the total population of Wisconsin, making it the state's 15th 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
2010102,228+9.03%+1.63% since 2009
2008100,538+7.23%+0.3% since 2007
200093,759The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Whitewater   14,13613,4375.2% increase  
Elkhorn   9,1187,30524.82% increase  
Delavan   8,2827,9564.1% increase  
Lake Geneva   8,0297,14812.33% increase  
Bloomfield   6,2955,53713.69% increase  

Websites for Walworth County

Official Website:   www.co.walworth.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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