Callaway County, Missouri

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Callaway County
The Callaway County Courthouse in Fulton
The Callaway County Courthouse in Fulton
Map of Missouri highlighting Callaway County
Location within the U.S. state of Missouri
Map of the United States highlighting Missouri
Missouri's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 38°50′N 91°55′W / 38.84°N 91.92°W / 38.84; -91.92
Country United States
State Missouri
FoundedNovember 25, 1820
Named forJames Callaway
Largest cityFulton
 • Total847 sq mi (2,190 km2)
 • Land835 sq mi (2,160 km2)
 • Water13 sq mi (30 km2)  1.5%%
 • Total44,332
 • Density53/sq mi (20/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district3rd

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. Archived from the original on July 8, 2011. 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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