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

Laclede County was founded in 1849. Laclede was created by taking area from Camden, and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Laclede had a population of 35,432 people. This is an increase of 8.98% since the last Census (which gave a population of 32,513 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Laclede represented 0.58% of the total population of Missouri, making it the state's 33rd 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
201035,571+9.41%+0.39% since 2009
200935,432+8.98%-0.13% since 2008
200835,478+9.12%+0.57% since 2007
200032,513The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Lebanon   14,29212,15517.58% increase  
Conway   7757434.31% increase  
Phillipsburg   22520111.94% increase  

Websites for Laclede County

Official Website:   www.laclede.county.missouri.org/

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<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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