Place:Pettis, Missouri, United States

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Pettis County is a county located in west central Missouri in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 42,201. Its county seat is Sedalia. The county was organized January 24, 1833, and named after former U.S. Representative Spencer Darwin Pettis.

The county is home to the site of the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia.

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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
1840 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 2,930
1850 5,150
1860 9,392
1870 18,706
1880 27,271
1890 31,151
1900 32,438
1910 33,913
1920 35,813
1930 34,664
1940 33,336
1950 31,577
1960 35,120
1970 34,137
1980 36,378
1990 35,437

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External links

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