Callaway County, Missouri

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Callaway County, Missouri
Fulton County Missouri Courthouse 01.JPG
The Callaway County Courthouse in Fulton
Location within Missouri
Location within Missouri
Map of the United States highlighting Missouri
Missouri's location within the U.S.
FoundedNovember 25, 1820
Named forJames Callaway
Largest cityFulton
 • Total847 sq mi (2,194 km2)
 • Land835 sq mi (2,163 km2)
 • Water13 sq mi (34 km2), 1.5%
 • (2010)44,332
 • Density53/sq mi (20/km2)
Congressional district3rd
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5

Callaway County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. In the 2010 U.S. Census, the county's population was 44,332.[1] Its county seat is Fulton.[2] It is named for Captain James Callaway, grandson of Daniel Boone.[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. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 267.

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