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

The community of Wautoma is the Seat for Waushara County.

Waushara County was founded in 1851 and was created by taking area from MarquetteCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Waushara had a population of 24,606 people. This is an increase of 6.27% since the last Census (which gave a population of 23,154 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Waushara represented 0.43% of the total population of Wisconsin, making it the state's 47th 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
201024,496+5.8%-0.45% since 2009
200924,606+6.27%-0.51% since 2008
200824,733+6.82%+0.22% since 2007
200023,154The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Marion   2,1582,0654.5% increase  
Redgranite   2,0501,04097.1% increase  
Wautoma   2,0421,9982.2% increase  
Leon   1,4111,28110.15% increase  
Springwater   1,3901,389  

Websites for Waushara County

Official Website:   www.1waushara.com/

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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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