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Daviess County, Missouri

US county information
NameDaviess County
StateMissouri
SeatGallatin
Largest cityGallatin
US Area
Total Area569.07 sq mi (1473.9 km2)
Land Area566.97 sq mi (1468.5 km2)
Water Area2.11 sq mi (5.5 km2)
Population8016 (2000)
Density1.9/km2 (5/sq mi)
Named forCol. Joseph H. Daviess of Kentucky, who fell in 1811 at the Battle of Tippecanoe
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: -6/-5

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This page is about the county in Missouri. For other counties with similar names, see Daviess County.

Daviess County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population was 8,016. Its county seat is Gallatin . The county was organized in 1836 and is named after Col. Joseph Hamilton Daviess of Kentucky, who was killed in 1811 at the Battle of Tippecanoe.


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