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

The community of Cassville is the Seat for Barry County.

Barry County was founded in 1835 and was created by taking area from GreeneCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Barry had a population of 35,881 people. This is an increase of 5.5% since the last Census (which gave a population of 34,010 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Barry represented 0.61% of the total population of Missouri, making it the state's 30th 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
201035,597+4.67%-0.79% since 2009
200935,881+5.5%-0.91% since 2008
200836,209+6.47%+0.34% since 2007
200034,010The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Monett   8,8297,39619.38% increase  
Cassville   3,2552,89012.63% increase  
Purdy   1,1391,1033.26% increase  
Seligman   99787713.68% increase  
Wheaton   7467213.47% increase  

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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.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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