McDonald County, Missouri

McDonald County: County in Missouri, United States


McDonald County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 23,083 and a population density of 17 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 22,900 inhabitants. Its county seat is Pineville. The county was created 175 years ago in 1848.

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

Quick Facts about McDonald County

Population : 22,900 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Missouri (United States)
Area : 1398 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.04%
Land as percent of area : 99.96%
Named for : Alexander McDonald
Altitude : 1,115 feet / 340 meters
Capital : Pineville
Establishment : January 01, 1849
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 16:47:22 (30th May 2024)
Density : 16 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.8% (2010-2020)
Map of Missouri highlighting McDonald County image
Map of Missouri highlighting McDonald County
Map of Missouri highlighting McDonald County image


McDonald County is located at 36°37'43"N 94°20'54"W (36.6286700, -94.3483600). It has 4 neighbors: Benton County, Barry County, Delaware County and Ottawa County.

McDonald County map

The largest city of McDonald County is Anderson with a population of 1,915. Other cities include, Noel population 1,808, Goodman population 1,258, Pineville population 810 and Lanagan population 403. See all McDonald County cities & populated places.

McDonald County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Anderson 1,915 City in Missouri, USA
Noel 1,808 City in Missouri, United States
Goodman 1,258 City in McDonald County, Missouri, United States
Pineville 810 City in McDonald County, Missouri
Bethlehem 718 Township in Henry County, Missouri
Lanagan 403 City in McDonald County, Missouri, United States
Jane 311 Village in McDonald County, Missouri, United States
Ginger Blue 54 Human settlement in United States of America

McDonald County has 4 neighbours.

  • Pineville


According to census records, the population of McDonald County decreased by 0.8% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 23,083 - census
2011 22,891 -0.84% estimation process
2012 22,966 0.33% estimation process
2013 22,629 -1.49% estimation process
2014 22,820 0.84% estimation process
2015 22,683 -0.6% estimation process
2016 22,705 0.1% estimation process
2017 22,722 0.07% estimation process
2018 22,963 1.05% estimation process
2019 22,837 -0.55% estimation process
2020 22,900 0.28% estimation process

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People born in McDonald County (2)

People born in McDonald County, including President of Oklahoma State University, 1988-1993 John R. Campbell, Ruby Jean Jensen, .


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