Moniteau County, Missouri

Moniteau County: County in Missouri, United States


Moniteau County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 15,607 and a population density of 14 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 15,585 inhabitants. Its county seat is California. The county was created 178 years ago in 1844.

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

Quick Facts about Moniteau County

Population : 15,585 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Missouri (United States)
Area : 1085 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.9%
Land as percent of area : 99.1%
Named for : Moniteau Creek
Altitude : 843 feet / 257 meters
Capital : California
Establishment : January 01, 1845
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 09:33:53 (24th September 2023)
Density : 14 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.14% (2010-2020)
Weather : 75℉ Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather
Moniteau County Courthouse image
Moniteau County Courthouse
Moniteau County Courthouse image


Moniteau County is located at 38°37'58"N 92°34'59"W (38.6327500, -92.5830500). It has 4 neighbors: Miller County, Cole County, Cooper County and Morgan County.

Moniteau County map

The largest city of Moniteau County is Bacon with a population of 638. Other cities include, Clarksburg population 346 and Lupus population 34. See all Moniteau County cities & populated places.

Moniteau County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
California 4,403 Town in Missouri
Tipton 2,880 Town in Missouri
Bacon 638 Unincorporated community in Missouri
Jamestown 397 Village in the United States
Clarksburg 346 City in Missouri, United States
Lupus 34 City in Moniteau County, Missouri, United States


Moniteau County forecast: A chance of rain showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 50%. more

Moniteau County has 4 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Moniteau County decreased by 0.14% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 15,607 - census
2011 15,706 0.63% estimation process
2012 15,669 -0.24% estimation process
2013 15,742 0.46% estimation process
2014 15,809 0.42% estimation process
2015 15,873 0.4% estimation process
2016 15,991 0.74% estimation process
2017 16,047 0.35% estimation process
2018 16,186 0.86% estimation process
2019 16,132 -0.33% estimation process
2020 15,585 -3.51% estimation process

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People born in Moniteau County (2)

People born in Moniteau County, including actor, comedian David Koechner, Missouri politician William Allee, .


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