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

The community of Bowling Green is the Seat for Pike County.

Pike County was founded in 1818 and was created by taking area from Saint CharlesCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Pike had a population of 18,406 people. This is an increase of 0.3% since the last Census (which gave a population of 18,351 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Pike represented 0.33% of the total population of Missouri, making it the state's 57th 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
201018,516+0.9%+0.6% since 2009
200918,406+0.3%-0.5% since 2008
200818,498+0.8%+0.28% since 2007
200018,351The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Bowling Green   5,2903,26062.3% increase  
Louisiana   3,7403,8633.18% decrease  
Clarksville   4944900.82% increase  
Eolia   4404351.15% increase  
Frankford   3523510.28% 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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