Reynolds County, Missouri

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Reynolds County
The antebellum county courthouse in Centerville
The antebellum county courthouse in Centerville
Map of Missouri highlighting Reynolds County
Location within the U.S. state of Missouri
Map of the United States highlighting Missouri
Missouri's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 37°22′N 90°58′W / 37.36°N 90.97°W / 37.36; -90.97
Country United States
State Missouri
FoundedFebruary 25, 1845
Named forThomas Reynolds
Largest cityEllington
 • Total814 sq mi (2,110 km2)
 • Land808 sq mi (2,090 km2)
 • Water5.9 sq mi (15 km2)  0.7%
 • Total6,696
 • Estimate 
 • Density8.2/sq mi (3.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district8th

Reynolds County is a county in Missouri, United States. The county seat is Centerville.[1] In 2010, 6,696 people lived there.[2] The county was organized on February 25, 1845, and was named in honor of former Governor of Missouri, Thomas Reynolds.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  2. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 17, 2011. Retrieved September 12, 2013.
  3. Eaton, David Wolfe (1917). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 347.