Andrew County, Missouri

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Andrew County, Missouri
Andrew County Courthouse
Location within Missouri
Location within Missouri
Map of the United States highlighting Missouri
Missouri's location within the U.S.
FoundedJanuary 29, 1841
Named forAndrew Jackson Davis
Largest citySavannah
 • Total436 sq mi (1,129 km2)
 • Land433 sq mi (1,121 km2)
 • Water3.7 sq mi (10 km2), 0.9%
Population (est.)
 • (2015)17,296
 • Density40/sq mi (20/km2)
Congressional district6th
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5

Andrew County is a county in the northwestern U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 17,291.[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. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 7, 2013.
  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.