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Time Zone: Big Horn County lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Basin is the Seat for Big Horn County.

Big Horn County was founded in 1896. Big Horn was created by taking area from , and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Big Horn had a population of 11,581 people. This is an increase of 1.05% since the last Census (which gave a population of 11,461 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Big Horn represented 2.32% of the total population of Wyoming, making it the state's 15th most populous county (out of 23 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201011,668+1.81%+0.75% since 2009
200911,581+1.05%+1.22% since 2008
200811,441-0.17%+0.58% since 2007
200711,375-0.75% 
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200011,461The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Lovell   2,3252,2811.93% increase  
Greybull   1,7741,8152.26% decrease  
Basin   1,2901,2384.2% increase  
Cowley   64356014.82% increase  
Byron   5735572.87% increase  

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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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