Bates County , Missouri

Bates County: County in Missouri, United States

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

About

Bates County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 17,049 and a population density of 8 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 16,172 inhabitants. Its county seat is Butler. The county was created 180 years ago in 1841.

Geography

Bates County is located at 38°15'26"N 94°20'24"W (38.2572900, -94.3400000). It has 6 neighbors: Linn County, Miami County, Cass County, Henry County, Saint Clair County and Vernon County.

Bates County Courthouse image
Bates County Courthouse

The largest city of Bates County is Rich Hill with a population of 2,052. Other cities include, Adrian population 1,597, Spruce population 316, Hume population 314 and Hudson population 237. See all Bates County cities & populated places.

Bates County Courthouse image

Bates County map

Bates County Quick Facts

Population : 16,172 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Missouri (United States)
Area : 2205 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.7%
Land as percent of area : 98.3%
Named for : Frederick Bates
Altitude : 810 feet / 247 meters
Capital : Butler
Establishment : January 01, 1841
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 09:29:53 (30th July 2021)
Density : 7 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -5.42% (2010-2019)

Bates County has 6 neighbours.

  • Butler

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Bates County decreased by 5.42% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 17,049 - census
2011 16,965 -0.5% estimation process
2012 16,616 -2.1% estimation process
2013 16,428 -1.14% estimation process
2014 16,515 0.53% estimation process
2015 16,362 -0.94% estimation process
2016 16,351 -0.07% estimation process
2017 16,293 -0.36% estimation process
2018 16,304 0.07% estimation process
2019 16,172 -0.82% estimation process

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People born in Bates County (5)

People born in Bates County, including academic administrator Frank Deerwester, United States Marine posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor George Phillips, football player and lawyer Thomas H. McNeil, you can see a list of people who born in Bates County.

Bates County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Bates County.

City Name Population Title
Rich Hill 2,052 City in Missouri
Adrian 1,597 City in Missouri, United States
Spruce 316 Unincorporated community in Missouri
Hume 314 City in Missouri, United States
Hudson 237 Unincorporated community in Missouri
New Home 232 Unincorporated community in Missouri
Amsterdam 229 City in Missouri, United States
Pleasant Gap 210 Human settlement in United States of America
Amoret 180 City in Bates County, Missouri, United States
Rockville 157 City in Missouri, United States
Butler 134 City in Missouri, United States
Foster 111 Human settlement in Bates County, Missouri, United States of America
Merwin 57 Human settlement in Bates County, Missouri, United States of America
Passaic 32 City in Bates County, Missouri

Missouri Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
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Jackson County 703,011 County in Oregon, United States
Kansas City 495,327 Largest municipality in the U.
Saint Charles County 402,022 County in Missouri, United States
St. Louis 315,685 City in Missouri, United States
Greene County 293,086 County in Tennessee, United States
Clay County 249,948 County in North Carolina, United States
Jefferson County 225,081 County in Missouri, United States
Boone County 180,463 County in West Virginia, United States
Columbia 123,195 City in Missouri, United States
Jasper County 121,328 County in South Carolina, United States
East Independence 110,675 City in Jackson County, Missouri, United States of America
Cass County 105,780 County in Missouri, United States
Platte County 104,418 County in Wyoming, United States
Franklin County 103,967 County in Missouri, United States

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