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

The community of Worland is the Seat for Washakie County.

Washakie County was founded in 1911 and was created by taking area from Big HornCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Washakie had a population of 7,911 people. This is a decrease of 4.56% since the last Census (which gave a population of 8,289 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Washakie represented 1.68% of the total population of Wyoming, making it the state's 17th 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
20108,533+2.94%+7.86% since 2009
20097,911-4.56%+1.33% since 2008
20008,289The Last Census

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


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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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