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

The community of Douglas is the Seat for Converse County.

Converse County was founded in 1888. Converse was created by taking area from Albany and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Converse had a population of 13,578 people. This is an increase of 12.66% since the last Census (which gave a population of 12,052 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Converse represented 2.44% of the total population of Wyoming, making it the state's 14th 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.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201013,833+14.78%+1.88% since 2009
200913,578+12.66%+2.38% since 2008
200813,263+10.05%+3.02% since 2007
200012,052The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Douglas   6,2125,28817.47% increase  
Glenrock   2,4662,23110.53% increase  
Rolling Hills   51244914.03% increase  
Lost Springs   --1 

Websites for Converse County

Official Website:   www.conversecounty.org/

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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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