Place:Osage, Missouri, United States

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Osage County is a county located in Central Missouri in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 13,878. Its county seat is Linn. The county was organized January 29, 1841, and named for the Osage River. The center of population of Missouri is located in Osage County in the city of Westphalia. [1]

Osage County is part of the Jefferson City Metropolitan Statistical Area. Its geography and the founding of Westphalia Vineyards links it to the Missouri Rhineland, extending along the Missouri River valley to the western edges of the St. Louis Metropolitan Area. Westphalia Vineyards, although started only in 2005, won the gold medal in the National Norton Festival Wine Competition in St. Louis in 2007 for the top-rated wine from the Norton grape.

According to data from the 2010 U.S. Census, Osage County is the whitest county in Missouri, with 98.85 percent of residents being white.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1841 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1841 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1841 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1841 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1841 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1860 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
1850 6,704
1860 7,879
1870 10,793
1880 11,824
1890 13,080
1900 14,096
1910 14,283
1920 13,559
1930 12,462
1940 12,375
1950 11,301
1960 10,867
1970 10,994
1980 12,014
1990 12,018

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External links

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