Worth County, Missouri

Worth County: County in Missouri, United States


Worth County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 2,171 and a population density of 8 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 1,953 inhabitants. Its county seat is Grant City. The county was created 162 years ago in 1860.

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

Quick Facts about Worth County

Population : 1,953 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Missouri (United States)
Different from : Worth County, Worth County
Area : 267 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.08%
Land as percent of area : 99.92%
Named for : William J. Worth
Capital : Grant City
Establishment : January 01, 1861
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 08:23:24 (1st October 2023)
Density : 7 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -11.16% (2010-2020)
Weather : 88℉ Sunny 7-days weather
Worth County Courthouse  Grant City  Missouri - retouched image
Worth County Courthouse Grant City Missouri - retouched
Worth County Courthouse  Grant City  Missouri - retouched image


Worth County is located at 40°28'45"N 94°25'20"W (40.4791400, -94.4221000). It has 5 neighbors: Ringgold County, Taylor County, Gentry County, Harrison County and Nodaway County.

Worth County map

The largest city of Worth County is Grant City with a population of 764. Other cities include, Sheridan population 174 and Allendale population 49. See all Worth County cities & populated places.

Worth County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Grant City 764 City in Worth County, Missouri, United States
Sheridan 174 Human settlement in Worth County, Missouri, United States of America
Worth 57 Village in Missouri
Allendale 49 City in Missouri, United States
Denver 35 Village in Missouri, United States
Irena 16 Village in the United States


Worth County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 88. South southeast wind 7 to 10 mph. more

Worth County has 5 neighbours.

  • Grant City


According to census records, the population of Worth County decreased by 11.16% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,171 - census
2011 2,118 -2.5% estimation process
2012 2,080 -1.83% estimation process
2013 2,079 -0.05% estimation process
2014 2,054 -1.22% estimation process
2015 2,042 -0.59% estimation process
2016 2,015 -1.34% estimation process
2017 2,041 1.27% estimation process
2018 2,026 -0.74% estimation process
2019 2,013 -0.65% estimation process
2020 1,953 -3.07% estimation process

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People born in Worth County (1)

lawyer and politician (1890-1958) Leon C. Phillips was born in Worth County

Other places with the same name (3)

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