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

The community of Ozark is the Seat for Christian County.

Christian County was founded in 1859. Christian was created by taking area from Greene, and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Christian had a population of 77,455 people. This is an increase of 42.68% since the last Census (which gave a population of 54,285 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Christian represented 0.97% of the total population of Missouri, making it the state's 16th 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
200977,455+42.68%+2.39% since 2008
200875,646+39.35%+3.22% since 2007
200054,285The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Springfield   157,630151,5803.99% increase  
Nixa   19,45812,12460.5% increase  
Ozark   18,4589,66591% increase  
Clever   1,8091,01079.1% increase  
Sparta   1,2471,1449% 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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