Jackson County, Missouri

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Jackson County, Missouri
Map of Missouri highlighting Jackson County
Location in the state of Missouri
Map of the USA highlighting Missouri
Missouri's location in the U.S.
Founded December 15, 1826
Seat Independence and Kansas City
Largest City Kansas City
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

616 sq mi (1,595 km²)
604 sq mi (1,564 km²)
12 sq mi (31 km²), 1.9%
 - (2013)
 - Density

1,115/sq mi (431/km²)
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website: www.jacksongov.org
Named for: President Andrew Jackson

Jackson County is a county in the U.S. state of Missouri. In 2010, the population was 674,158.[1] This county has the second-highest number of people in the state, after St. Louis County. It has two county capitals, Independence and Kansas City.[2] The county was created December 15, 1826. It was named for President Andrew Jackson (elected 1828).

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 9, 2013. 
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.