Warren County, Missouri

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Warren County is a county located in the eastern part of the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 32,513.[1] The county is located on the north side of the Missouri River. Its county seat is Warrenton.[2] The county was started on January 5, 1833. It was named for General Joseph Warren, who died in the Battle of Bunker Hill during the American Revolutionary War.[3]

Warren County is part of the St. Louis, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area. The county is crossed by Route 94, called the "Missouri Weinstrasse". This is because of the many vineyards from Marthasville east into St. Charles County. Warren County is also part of the Missouri Rhineland, with award-winning wineries located on both sides of the Missouri River.

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  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 22 July 2011. Retrieved 18 September 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 18 September 2014.
  3. Eaton, David Wolfe (1918). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 369.