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

The community of Pineville is the Seat for McDonald County.

McDonald County was founded in 1847 and was created by taking area from NewtonCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> McDonald had a population of 23,063 people. This is an increase of 6.37% since the last Census (which gave a population of 21,681 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, McDonald represented 0.39% of the total population of Missouri, making it the state's 51st 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
200923,063+6.37%+0.83% since 2008
200822,873+5.5%-0.27% since 2007
200021,681The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Anderson   2,0891,85612.55% increase  
Noel   1,6151,4809.12% increase  
Goodman   1,2821,1838.37% increase  
South West City   9378559.59% increase  
Pineville   91676819.27% 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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