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Time Zone: Adair County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Kirksville is the Seat for Adair County.

Adair County was founded in 1841 and was created by taking area from MaconCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Adair had a population of 25,135 people. This is an increase of 0.63% since the last Census (which gave a population of 24,977 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Adair represented 0.45% of the total population of Missouri, making it the state's 40th most populous county (out of 115 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201025,607+2.52%+1.88% since 2009
200925,135+0.63%+0.55% since 2008
200024,977The Last Census

More information can be found on the Adair County Census Page for Adair County.


Below are some of the communities located in Adair County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Adair County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Kirksville   17,50416,9883.04% increase  
Novinger   5305340.75% decrease  
Greentop   4164272.58% decrease  
Brashear   2752801.79% decrease  
Gibbs   --100 

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census. For more information, please visit the U.S. Census Bureau.

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