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Time Zone: Mariposa County lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Mariposa is the Seat for Mariposa County.

Mariposa County is one of the original counties of California and was founded in 1850.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Mariposa had a population of 17,792 people. This is an increase of 3.86% since the last Census (which gave a population of 17,130 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Mariposa represented 0.05% of the total population of California, making it the state's 53rd most populous county (out of 58 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
201018,251+6.54%+2.58% since 2009
200917,792+3.86%-0.94% since 2008
200817,960+4.85% 
200717,963+4.86% 
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200017,130The Last Census

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

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Websites for Mariposa County

Official Website:   www.mariposacounty.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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