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

The community of Linn is the Seat for Osage County.

Osage County was founded in 1841 and was created by taking area from GasconadeCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Osage had a population of 13,561 people. This is an increase of 3.82% since the last Census (which gave a population of 13,062 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Osage represented 0.23% of the total population of Missouri, making it the state's 77th 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
201013,878+6.25%+2.34% since 2009
200913,561+3.82%+1.1% since 2008
200813,414+2.69%+0.37% since 2007
200013,062The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Linn   1,4401,3546.35% increase  
Chamois   4834565.92% increase  
Freeburg   4414234.26% increase  
Westphalia   3303203.13% increase  
Meta   2592494.02% 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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