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Barton County, Missouri

US county information
NameBarton County
Largest cityLamar
US Area
Total Area596.72 sq mi (1545.5 km2)
Land Area594.25 sq mi (1539.1 km2)
Water Area2.47 sq mi (6.4 km2)
Population12541 (2000)
Density8.1/km2 (21/sq mi)
Named forDavid Barton, a U.S. senator from Missouri
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: -6/-5

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Barton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population was 12,541. Its county seat is Lamar . Lamar was the birthplace of President Harry S. Truman. The county was organized in 1855 and named after David Barton, a U. S. senator from Missouri.

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