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Stone County, Missouri

US county information
NameStone County
StateMissouri
SeatGalena
Largest cityKimberling City
US Area
Total Area510.91 sq mi (1323.3 km2)
Land Area463.22 sq mi (1199.7 km2)
Water Area47.68 sq mi (123.5 km2)
Population Est.32103 (2008)
Density23.9/km2 (62/sq mi)
Named forWilliam Stone, English pioneer and an early settler in Maryland
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: -6/-5

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Stone County is a county located in Southwest Missouri in the United States. As of the 2000 U.S. Census, the county's population was 28,658. A 2008 estimate, however, showed the population to be 32,103. Its county seat is Galena . The county was officially organized on February 10, 1851, and is named after William Stone, an English pioneer and an early settler in Maryland who also served as Taney County Judge.

Stone County is part of the Branson Micropolitan Statistical Area.


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