Callaway County, Missouri
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|Callaway County, Missouri|
The Callaway County Courthouse in Fulton
Location within Missouri
Missouri's location within the U.S.
|Founded||November 25, 1820|
|Named for||James Callaway|
|• Total||847 sq mi (2,194 km2)|
|• Land||835 sq mi (2,163 km2)|
|• Water||13 sq mi (34 km2), 1.5%|
|• Density||53/sq mi (20/km2)|
|Time zone||Central: 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. Its county seat is Fulton. It is named for Captain James Callaway, grandson of Daniel Boone.
References[change | change source]
- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 7, 2013.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 267.