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Bates County, Missouri

US county information
NameBates County
Largest cityButler
US Area
Total Area851.37 sq mi (2205 km2)
Land Area848.47 sq mi (2197.5 km2)
Water Area2.90 sq mi (7.5 km2)
Population16653 (2000)
Density7.7/km2 (20/sq mi)
Named forFrederick Bates, the second governor of Missouri
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: -6/-5

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Bates County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population is 16,653. Its county seat is Butler . The county was organized in 1833 and named after Frederick Bates, the second governor of Missouri.

Bates is part of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area

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