Callaway County, Missouri

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Callaway County, Missouri
Fulton County Missouri Courthouse 01.JPG
The Callaway County Courthouse in Fulton
Map of Missouri highlighting Callaway County
Location in the U.S. state of Missouri
Map of the United States highlighting Missouri
Missouri's location in the U.S.
Founded November 25, 1820
Named for James Callaway
Seat Fulton
Largest city Fulton
Area
 • Total 847 sq mi (2,194 km2)
 • Land 835 sq mi (2,163 km2)
 • Water 13 sq mi (34 km2), 1.5%
Population
 • (2010) 44,332
 • Density 53/sq mi (20/km2)
Congressional district 3rd
Time zone Central: UTC−6/−5
Website callawaycounty.org

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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