Lafayette County, Missouri

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Lafayette County
Lafayette County Courthouse in Lexington
Map of Missouri highlighting Lafayette 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°04′N 93°47′W / 39.06°N 93.78°W / 39.06; -93.78
Country United States
State Missouri
FoundedNovember 16, 1820
Named forMarquis de La Fayette
Largest cityOdessa
 • Total639 sq mi (1,660 km2)
 • Land628 sq mi (1,630 km2)
 • Water11 sq mi (30 km2)  1.6%
 • Total32,984
 • Density52/sq mi (20/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)

Lafayette County is a county located in the western portion of the U.S. state of Missouri and is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area.[2] As of the 2020 census, the population was 32,984.[1] Its county seat is Lexington.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "QuickFacts: Lafayette County, Missouri". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 11, 2023.
  2. "Population Data and Maps". Archived from the original on 2014-09-16. Retrieved 2020-02-04.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.