Lafayette County , Missouri

Lafayette County: County in Missouri, United States

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

About

Lafayette County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 33,381 and a population density of 20 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 33,006 inhabitants. Its county seat is Lexington. The county was created 201 years ago in 1819.

Lafayette County Courthouse  Lexington  Missouri image
Lafayette County Courthouse Lexington Missouri
Lafayette County Courthouse  Lexington  Missouri image

Geography

Lafayette County is located at 39°3'56"N 93°47'8"W (39.0655900, -93.7855400). It has 5 neighbors: Carroll County, Johnson County, Pettis County, Ray County and Saline County.

Lafayette County map

The largest city of Lafayette County is Odessa with a population of 5,295. Other cities include, Higginsville population 4,653, Lexington population 4,543, Concordia population 2,375 and Wellington population 812. See all Lafayette County cities & populated places.

Weather

Lafayette County forecast: A chance of rain showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 40%. more

Lafayette County Quick Facts

Population : 33,006 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Missouri (United States)
Different from : Lafayette County, Lafayette County, Lafayette County, Lafayette County, Lafayette Parish
Area : 1655 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.6%
Land as percent of area : 98.4%
Named for : Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette
Capital : Lexington
Establishment : January 01, 1820
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 19:19:08 (15th October 2021)
Density : 20 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.14% (2010-2020)
Weather : 62℉ Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

Lafayette County has 5 neighbours.

  • Lexington

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Lafayette County decreased by 1.14% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 33,381 - census
2011 33,207 -0.52% estimation process
2012 33,054 -0.46% estimation process
2013 32,823 -0.7% estimation process
2014 32,619 -0.63% estimation process
2015 32,624 0.02% estimation process
2016 32,534 -0.28% estimation process
2017 32,579 0.14% estimation process
2018 32,542 -0.11% estimation process
2019 32,708 0.51% estimation process
2020 33,006 0.9% estimation process

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People born in Lafayette County (1)

Confederate Army officer Peter Youree was born in Lafayette County

Other places with the same name (5)

Lafayette County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Odessa 5,295 City in Missouri
Higginsville 4,653 City in Missouri, USA
Lexington 4,543 City in Lafayette County, Missouri, United States
Concordia 2,375 City in Lafayette County, Missouri, United States
Waverly 846 Town in Lafayette County, Missouri, United States
Wellington 812 City in Missouri, United States
Dover 516 Village in Lafayette County, Missouri, United States
Corder 406 City in Lafayette County, Missouri, United States
Alma 385 City in Missouri, USA
Lake Lafayette 340 City in Lafayette County, Missouri, United States
Bates City 218 City in Lafayette County, Missouri, United States
Napoleon 214 City in Lafayette County, Missouri, United States
Mayview 211 City in Lafayette County, Missouri, United States
Aullville 102 Human settlement in Lafayette County, Missouri, United States of America

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