Taney County, Missouri

Taney County: County in Missouri, United States


Taney County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 51,675 and a population density of 31 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 56,104 inhabitants. Its county seat is Forsyth. The county was created 185 years ago in 1836.

Quick Facts about Taney County

Population : 56,104 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Missouri (United States)
Area : 1687 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.9%
Land as percent of area : 97.1%
Named for : Roger B. Taney
Altitude : 902 feet / 275 meters
Capital : Forsyth
Establishment : January 01, 1837
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 23:18:17 (1st July 2022)
Density : 33 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 7.89% (2010-2020)
Taney County locator map
Location of Taney County on Missouri map.
Taney County MO Courthouse 20151021-047 image
Taney County MO Courthouse 20151021-047
Taney County MO Courthouse 20151021-047 image


Taney County is located at 36°39'17"N 93°2'28"W (36.6547300, -93.0411100). It has 6 neighbors: Boone County, Carroll County, Marion County, Christian County, Douglas County and Ozark County.

Taney County map

The largest city of Taney County is Hollister with a population of 4,607. Other cities include, Forsyth population 2,560, Merriam Woods population 1,859, Rockaway Beach population 864 and Kirbyville population 227. See all Taney County cities & populated places.

Taney County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Branson 11,687 Town in Taney County, Missouri, USA
Hollister 4,607 City in Missouri
Forsyth 2,560 County seat of Taney County, Missouri, United States
Merriam Woods 1,859 City in Taney County, Missouri, United States of America
Rockaway Beach 864 City in Taney County, Missouri, United States
Bull Creek 633 Village in Missouri, United States
Taneyville 361 Village in the United States
Kirbyville 227 Unincorporated community in Missouri

Taney County has 6 neighbours.

  • Forsyth


The population of Taney County increased by 7.89% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 51,675 - census
2011 52,652 1.86% estimation process
2012 52,901 0.47% estimation process
2013 53,255 0.66% estimation process
2014 53,810 1.03% estimation process
2015 54,216 0.75% estimation process
2016 54,608 0.72% estimation process
2017 55,100 0.89% estimation process
2018 55,719 1.11% estimation process
2019 55,928 0.37% estimation process
2020 56,104 0.31% estimation process

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People born in Taney County (2)

People born in Taney County, including botanist Robert Louis Dressler, politician B. B. Hudgins, .


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