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

The community of Edina is the Seat for Knox County.

Knox County was founded in 1843 and was created by taking area from ScotlandCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Knox had a population of 3,981 people. This is a decrease of 8.71% since the last Census (which gave a population of 4,361 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Knox represented 0.08% of the total population of Missouri, making it the state's 111st 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
20104,131-5.27%+3.77% since 2009
20093,981-8.71%-0.6% since 2008
20084,005-8.16%-0.84% since 2007
20004,361The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Edina   1,1101,2339.98% decrease  
Hurdland   2212397.53% decrease  
Knox City   2052238.07% decrease  
Baring   1461598.18% decrease  
Novelty   1091198.4% decrease  

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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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