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Howell County, Missouri

US county information
NameHowell County
SeatWest Plains
Largest cityWest Plains
US Area
Total Area928.33 sq mi (2404.4 km2)
Land Area927.74 sq mi (2402.8 km2)
Water Area0.59 sq mi (1.5 km2)
Population40400 (2010)
Density15.4/km2 (40/sq mi)
Named forJosiah Howell, pioneer settler
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: -6/-5

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Howell County is a county located in South Central Missouri in the United States. As of the 2010 U.S. Census, the county's population was 40,400. The largest city and county seat is West Plains . The county was officially organized on March 2, 1851, and is named after Josiah Howell, a pioneer settler in the Howell Valley.

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