Place:Scott, Missouri, United States

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Scott County is a county located in Southeast Missouri in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 39,191. Its county seat is Benton. The county was organized in 1821 and named for U.S. Representative John Scott, the first federal representative from Missouri.

The Sikeston Micropolitan Statistical Area consists of all of Scott County.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1821 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1822 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1822 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1825 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1830 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1840 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
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
1830 2,136
1840 5,974
1850 3,182
1860 5,247
1870 7,317
1880 8,587
1890 11,228
1900 13,092
1910 22,372
1920 23,409
1930 24,913
1940 30,377
1950 32,842
1960 32,748
1970 33,250
1980 39,647
1990 39,376

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External links

www.rootsweb.com/~moscott/moscott-index.htm


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