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

The community of Buffalo is the Seat for Johnson County.

Johnson County was founded in 1875. Johnson was created by taking area from Carbon and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Johnson had a population of 8,531 people. This is an increase of 20.58% since the last Census (which gave a population of 7,075 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Johnson represented 1.43% of the total population of Wyoming, making it the state's 18th 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
20108,569+21.12%+0.45% since 2009
20098,531+20.58%+1.52% since 2008
20088,403+18.77%+3.82% since 2007
20078,094+14.4% 
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20007,075The Last Census

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

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Websites for Johnson County

Official Website:   www.johnsoncountywyoming.org/

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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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