Place:Lewis, Missouri, United States

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Lewis County is a county located in Northeast Missouri in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 10,211. Its county seat is Monticello. The county was organized January 2, 1833 and named for Meriwether Lewis, the explorer and Governor of the Louisiana Territory. Lewis County is part of the Quincy, IL–MO Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1833 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1833 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1833 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1833 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1833 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1840 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1850 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1883 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1840 6,040
1850 6,578
1860 12,286
1870 15,114
1880 15,925
1890 15,935
1900 16,724
1910 15,514
1920 13,465
1930 12,093
1940 11,490
1950 10,733
1960 10,984
1970 10,993
1980 10,901
1990 10,233

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