Barton County, Missouri

Barton County: County in Missouri, United States of America


Barton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 12,402 and a population density of 8 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 11,592 inhabitants. Its county seat is Lamar. The county was created 168 years ago in 1855.

Barton County locator map
Location of Barton County on Missouri map.

Quick Facts about Barton County

Population : 11,592 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Missouri (United States)
Different from : Barton County
Area : 1546 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.8%
Land as percent of area : 99.2%
Named for : David Barton
Capital : Lamar
Establishment : December 12, 1855
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 20:40:16 (13th July 2024)
Density : 7 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.99% (2010-2020)
Barton County MO Courthouse 20150715-8234 image
Barton County MO Courthouse 20150715-8234
Barton County MO Courthouse 20150715-8234 image


Barton County is located at 37°30'8"N 94°20'50"W (37.5023000, -94.3471100). It has 4 neighbors: Crawford County, Cedar County, Dade County and Vernon County.

Barton County map

The largest city of Barton County is Lamar with a population of 4,233. Other cities include, Golden City population 710, Liberal population 702, Mindenmines population 342 and Newport population 315. See all Barton County cities & populated places.

Barton County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Barton County.

City Name Population Title
Lamar 4,233 City in Missouri
Golden City 710 City in Barton County, Missouri, United States
Liberal 702 City in Missouri
Nashville 363 Township in Barton County, Missouri
Mindenmines 342 City in Barton County, Missouri, United States
Newport 315 Unincorporated community in Missouri
Lamar Heights 173 Human settlement in Barton County, Missouri, United States of America
Milford 23 Village in Barton County, Missouri, United States of America

Barton County has 4 neighbours.

  • Lamar


According to census records, the population of Barton County decreased by 6.99% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 12,402 - census
2011 12,342 -0.49% estimation process
2012 12,294 -0.39% estimation process
2013 12,175 -0.98% estimation process
2014 11,981 -1.62% estimation process
2015 11,825 -1.32% estimation process
2016 11,825 0% estimation process
2017 11,793 -0.27% estimation process
2018 11,790 -0.03% estimation process
2019 11,754 -0.31% estimation process
2020 11,592 -1.4% estimation process

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People born in Barton County (1)

American outlaw Little Britches was born in Barton County

Other places with the same name (2)

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