Cape Girardeau County, county in Missouri, United States. As of 2020 county had an estimated population of 79,512 inhabitants. The county was created 210 years ago in 1812. Its county seat is Jackson.
There are 8 city/town in Cape Girardeau County, MO. The largest city of Cape Girardeau County is Cape Girardeau with a population of 41,588. Other cities include, Jackson population 14,699, Delta population 421, Gordonville population 367, Whitewater population 123
Located along the western bank of the Mississippi River in Southeast Missouri, Cape Girardeau County contains several historic river towns and smaller communities.
As the largest city and county seat, Cape Girardeau has around 40,000 residents. Its historic downtown has brick streets, antique shops, restaurants and the Mississippi Riverfront. Popular attractions include the Trail of Tears State Park and Conservation Area.
Located south of Cape Girardeau, Jackson has about 14,000 residents. The historic downtown square contains boutiques, galleries, and eateries. The annual Apple Festival in September draws crowds for food, crafts and entertainment.
Scott City lies west of Cape Girardeau with around 5,200 residents. The city has grown as a suburban residential community and commercial hub off Interstate 55.
Oak Ridge is an unincorporated community northwest of Cape Girardeau near the Castor River. It contains historic buildings like the H.D. Weaver House along the riverfront.
Dutchtown is a small unincorporated town along the Mississippi River south of Cape Girardeau. It contains historic churches, cemeteries and homes from its founding days in the early 19th century.
Cape Girardeau County's river towns provide glimpses into Missouri’s storied past and friendly, slower-paced way of life.
List of cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Cape Girardeau County.
|Allenville||Human settlement in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, United States of America||118|
|Cape Girardeau||The second-largest city in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri.||41,588|
|Delta||City in Missouri, United States||421|
|Gordonville||Human settlement in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, United States of America||367|
|Jackson||City in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, United States||14,699|
|Old Appleton||Village in the United States||82|
|Pocahontas||Town in Missouri||104|
|Whitewater||Village in the United States||123|