Linn County, Missouri

Linn County: County in Missouri, United States


Linn County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 12,761 and a population density of 8 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 11,830 inhabitants. Its county seat is Linneus. The county was created 187 years ago in 1836.

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

Quick Facts about Linn County

Population : 11,830 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Missouri (United States)
Different from : Linn County, Linn County, Linn County
Area : 1610 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.9%
Land as percent of area : 99.1%
Named for : Lewis F. Linn
Capital : Linneus
Establishment : January 01, 1837
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 05:04:47 (15th April 2024)
Density : 7 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -7.87% (2010-2020)
Linn County Missouri courthouse-20151004-116 image
Linn County Missouri courthouse-20151004-116
Linn County Missouri courthouse-20151004-116 image


Linn County is located at 39°52'13"N 93°6'26"W (39.8702100, -93.1071800). It has 5 neighbors: Chariton County, Livingston County, Macon County, Grundy County and Sullivan County.

Linn County map

The largest city of Linn County is Brookfield with a population of 4,178. Other cities include, Marceline population 2,063, Bucklin population 431, Meadville population 425 and Laclede population 322. See all Linn County cities & populated places.

Linn County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Brookfield 4,178 City in Linn County, Missouri
Marceline 2,063 City in Missouri, United States
Bucklin 431 City in Linn County, Missouri, United States
Meadville 425 City in Missouri
Laclede 322 City in Linn County, Missouri, United States
Linneus 258 City in Missouri
Browning 243 City in Missouri, United States
Grantsville 233 Unincorporated community in Missouri
Purdin 176 City in Linn County, Missouri, United States
North Salem 138 Unincorporated community in Missouri

Linn County has 5 neighbours.

  • Linneus


According to census records, the population of Linn County decreased by 7.87% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 12,761 - census
2011 12,601 -1.27% estimation process
2012 12,488 -0.9% estimation process
2013 12,330 -1.28% estimation process
2014 12,320 -0.08% estimation process
2015 12,293 -0.22% estimation process
2016 12,146 -1.21% estimation process
2017 12,168 0.18% estimation process
2018 12,039 -1.07% estimation process
2019 11,920 -1% estimation process
2020 11,830 -0.76% estimation process

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People born in Linn County (2)

People born in Linn County, including baseball player and coach Jay Ward, mathematician Nola Anderson Haynes, .


Other places with the same name (4)

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