Place:Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, United States

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Sainte Genevieve County, often abbreviated Ste. Genevieve County (French: Ste-Geneviève), is a county located in east central Missouri in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 18,145. The largest city and county seat is Ste. Genevieve. The county was officially organized on October 1, 1812, and is named after the Spanish district once located in the region, after Saint Genevieve, patroness of Paris, France. It includes the earliest settlement west of the Mississippi River outside of New Spain, part of the French colonial mid-Mississippi valley villages.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1804 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1804 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1807 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1807 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1810 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1812 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1830 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
1810 4,620
1820 4,962
1830 2,186
1840 3,148
1850 4,964
1860 8,029
1870 8,384
1880 10,390
1890 9,883
1900 10,359
1910 10,607
1920 9,809
1930 10,097
1940 10,905
1950 11,237
1960 12,116
1970 12,867
1980 15,180
1990 16,037

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