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

The community of New Madrid is the Seat for New Madrid County.

New Madrid County is one of the original counties of Missouri and was founded in 1812.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> New Madrid had a population of 17,480 people. This is a decrease of 11.54% since the last Census (which gave a population of 19,760 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, New Madrid represented 0.35% of the total population of Missouri, making it the state's 54th 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
201018,956-4.07%+8.44% since 2009
200917,480-11.54%-0.33% since 2008
200817,537-11.25%-0.75% since 2007
200019,760The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Sikeston   17,05916,9920.39% increase  
New Madrid   2,9953,33410.17% decrease  
Portageville   2,8863,29512.41% decrease  
Lilbourn   1,2441,3034.53% decrease  
Gideon   9521,11314.47% 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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