Scott County, Missouri
Scott County: County in Missouri, United States
Scott County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 39,191 and a population density of 36 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 38,288 inhabitants. Its county seat is Benton. The county was created 202 years ago in 1820.
Scott County is located in southeastern Missouri along the Mississippi River. The county has a population of around 40,000 residents. Here are some key details about Scott County:
Sikeston is the largest city and county seat of Scott County. Sikeston has around 16,000 residents and is home to the Sikeston R-6 School District. Major employers include the Tyson Foods plant and Missouri Delta Medical Center.
Crowley's Ridge State Park is a unique geological formation that runs through Scott County. The park offers camping, hiking, and views of the ancient ridge. Visitors can explore the natural and cultural history of Crowley's Ridge.
Agriculture dominates the landscape and economy of Scott County. The main crops grown are rice, cotton, soybeans, corn, and wheat. Cattle ranching is also prevalent throughout the county.
The Mississippi River forms the eastern border of Scott County. The river provides recreational fishing and boating. Flood control and irrigation are also important functions.
Other Scott County communities include:
- Benton - Small city along I-55 with about 1,500 residents.
- Morley - Unincorporated town that is home to the Scott County Historical Museum.
- Diehlstadt - Tiny village founded by German settlers in the 1800s.
Scott County balances agriculture, unique landscapes, and life along the Mississippi River in rural Missouri. Historical towns and recreation at Crowley's Ridge State Park are highlights.
Quick Facts about Scott County
|Population :||38,288 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||Missouri (United States)|
|Different from :||Scott County, Scott County, Scott County, Scott County, Scott County, Scott County, Scott County, Scotts Bluff County, Scott County, Scott County, Scott County|
|Area :||1090 km2|
|Water as percent of area :||1.4%|
|Land as percent of area :||98.6%|
|Named for :||John Scott|
|Establishment :||January 01, 1821|
|Time Zone :||America/Chicago|
|Local time :||23:38:20 (30th September 2023)|
|Density :||35 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||-2.36% (2010-2020)|
|Weather :||84℉ Sunny 7-days weather|
Scott County map
The largest city of Scott County is Sikeston with a population of 15,968. Other cities include, Scott City population 4,468, Chaffee population 2,901, Oran population 1,211 and Miner population 939. See all Scott County cities & populated places.
Scott County Populated Places
Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Scott County.
|Sikeston||15,968||City in Scott County, Missouri, United States|
|Scott City||4,468||City in Scott County, Kansas, United States of America|
|Chaffee||2,901||City in Scott County, Missouri, United States|
|Oran||1,211||City in Missouri, USA|
|Miner||939||Human settlement in Missouri, United States of America|
|Benton||880||City in Missouri|
|Morley||682||City in Missouri|
|Kelso||589||City in Scott County, Missouri, United States of America|
|Sargent||364||City in Missouri, United States of America|
|Vanduser||261||Human settlement in Scott County, Missouri, United States of America|
|Haywood City||199||City in Scott County, Missouri, United States of America|
|Diehlstadt||152||City in Scott County, Missouri, United States of America|
|Commerce||66||Village in Missouri, United States|
Scott County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 84. East southeast wind 5 to 9 mph. more
- Official Website
Official website of Scott County
According to census records, the population of Scott County decreased by 2.36% in 10 years.
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- Scott County , Mississippi county in Mississippi, United States with a population of 28,061 people.
- Scott County , Indiana county in Indiana, United States with a population of 23,788 people.
- Scott County , Tennessee county in Tennessee, United States with a population of 22,090 people.
- Scott County , Virginia county in Virginia, United States with a population of 21,629 people.
- Scott County , Arkansas county in Arkansas, United States with a population of 10,164 people.
- Scott County , Illinois county in Illinois, United States with a population of 4,950 people.
- Scott County , Kansas county in Kansas, United States with a population of 4,790 people.
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