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Andrew County, Missouri

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Andrew County
Andrew County Courthouse
Andrew County Courthouse
Map of Missouri highlighting Andrew County
Location within the U.S. state of Missouri
Map of the United States highlighting Missouri
Missouri's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 39°59′N 94°48′W / 39.99°N 94.8°W / 39.99; -94.8
Country United States
State Missouri
FoundedJanuary 29, 1841
Named forAndrew Jackson Davis
Largest citySavannah
 • Total436 sq mi (1,130 km2)
 • Land433 sq mi (1,120 km2)
 • Water3.7 sq mi (10 km2)  0.9%
 • Total18,135
 • Density42/sq mi (16/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)

Andrew County is a county in the northwestern U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2020 census, it had a population of 18,135.[1] Its county seat is Savannah.[2] The county was created on January 29, 1841 and named for Andrew Jackson Davis, a lawyer and prominent citizen of St. Louis.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "QuickFacts: Andrew County, Missouri". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 11, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 202.