Daviess County, Missouri

Daviess County: County in Northeast Missouri, United States


Daviess County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 8,433 and a population density of 6 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 8,283 inhabitants. Its county seat is Gallatin. The county was created 185 years ago in 1836.

Quick Facts about Daviess County

Population : 8,283 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Missouri (United States)
Different from : Davis County, Davis County, Daviess County, Daviess County, Davison County
Area : 1474 km2
Water as percent of area : 1%
Land as percent of area : 99%
Named for : Joseph Hamilton Daveiss
Capital : Gallatin
Establishment : December 12, 1836
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 12:25:08 (5th December 2022)
Density : 6 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.81% (2010-2020)
Daviess County locator map
Location of Daviess County on Missouri map.
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Daviess County is located at 39°57'39"N 93°59'8"W (39.9607500, -93.9854700). It has 6 neighbors: Caldwell County, DeKalb County, Livingston County, Gentry County, Grundy County and Harrison County.

Daviess County map

The largest city of Daviess County is Gallatin with a population of 1,761. Other cities include, Jamesport population 542, Pattonsburg population 345, Altamont population 201 and Coffey population 163. See all Daviess County cities & populated places.

Daviess County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Gallatin 1,761 City in Missouri
Jamesport 542 City in Daviess County, Missouri, United States
Pattonsburg 345 City in Daviess County, Missouri, United States
Winston 253 Village in Daviess County, Missouri, USA
Altamont 201 Human settlement in Daviess County, Missouri, United States of America
Coffey 163 City in Daviess County, Missouri, United States
Cypress 149 Township in Missouri
Jameson 127 Village in the United States
Lock Springs 56 Human settlement in Daviess County, Missouri, United States of America

Daviess County has 6 neighbours.

  • Gallatin


According to census records, the population of Daviess County decreased by 1.81% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 8,433 - census
2011 8,295 -1.66% estimation process
2012 8,299 0.05% estimation process
2013 8,300 0.01% estimation process
2014 8,322 0.26% estimation process
2015 8,283 -0.47% estimation process
2016 8,224 -0.72% estimation process
2017 8,358 1.6% estimation process
2018 8,334 -0.29% estimation process
2019 8,278 -0.68% estimation process
2020 8,283 0.06% estimation process

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People born in Daviess County (1)

Missouri politician James G. Morgan was born in Daviess County

Other places with the same name (3)

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