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Time Zone: Pipestone County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Pipestone is the Seat for Pipestone County.

Pipestone County was founded in 1857 and was created by taking area from BrownCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Pipestone had a population of 9,353 people. This is a decrease of 5.48% since the last Census (which gave a population of 9,895 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Pipestone represented 0.2% of the total population of Minnesota, making it the state's 72nd most populous county (out of 87 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
20109,596-3.02%+2.6% since 2009
20089,358-5.43%+0.97% since 2007
20009,895The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Pipestone   4,1014,2804.18% decrease  
Edgerton   9871,0334.45% decrease  
Jasper   5635975.7% decrease  
Ruthton   2572849.51% decrease  
Holland   1972158.37% decrease  

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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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