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

The community of Jackson is the Seat for Teton County.

Teton County was founded in 1921 and was created by taking area from LincolnCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Teton had a population of 20,710 people. This is an increase of 13.47% since the last Census (which gave a population of 18,251 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Teton represented 3.7% of the total population of Wyoming, making it the state's 10th 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
201021,294+16.67%+2.82% since 2009
200920,710+13.47%+0.82% since 2008
200820,541+12.55%+2.33% since 2007
200720,073+9.98% 
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200018,251The Last Census

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

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Websites for Teton County

Official Website:   www.tetonwyo.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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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