Clinton County, Missouri

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Clinton County
Statue of "President for a Day" David Rice Atchison at the Clinton County Courthouse.
Statue of "President for a Day" David Rice Atchison at the Clinton County Courthouse.
Map of Missouri highlighting Clinton County
Location within the U.S. state of Missouri
Map of the United States highlighting Missouri
Missouri's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 39°36′N 94°24′W / 39.6°N 94.4°W / 39.6; -94.4
Country United States
State Missouri
FoundedJanuary 2, 1833
Named forDeWitt Clinton
SeatPlattsburg
Largest cityCameron
Area
 • Total423 sq mi (1,100 km2)
 • Land419 sq mi (1,090 km2)
 • Water4.5 sq mi (12 km2)  1.1%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total20,743
 • Estimate 
(2018)
20,470
 • Density49/sq mi (19/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district6th
Websitewww.clintoncomo.org

Clinton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri and is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area[1]. As of the 2010 U.S. Census, the county had a population of 20,743.[2] Its county seat is Plattsburg.[3] The county was organized January 2, 1833 and named for Governor DeWitt Clinton of New York.[4][5]

References[change | change source]

  1. https://www.marc.org/Data-Economy/Metrodataline/General-Information/Statistical-Areas
  2. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 7, 2013.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  4. Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 277.
  5. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 85.