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Welcome to Putnam County ...

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

The community of Unionville is the Seat for Putnam County.

Putnam County was founded in 1843. Putnam was created by taking area from Adair and Sullivan Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2019, <1> Putnam had a population of 4,688 people. This is a decrease of 5.84% since the last Census (which gave a population of 4,979 people in 2010).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Putnam represented 0.08% of the total population of Missouri.

Below are some of the communities located in Putnam County:

  • Livonia
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Livonia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Livonia
    • Livonia is located in Putnam County (MO)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 71 people
  • Lucerne
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lucerne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lucerne
    • Lucerne is located in Putnam County (MO)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 80 people
  • Powersville
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Powersville
    • Powersville is located in Putnam County (MO)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 54 people
  • Unionville
    (Less than 2 miles to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Unionville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Unionville
    • Unionville is located in Putnam County (MO)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,733 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Unionville <3>
  • Worthington
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Worthington
    • Worthington is located in Putnam County (MO)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 76 people

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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 2010 Census and the next count will be for the 2020 Census.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.





 

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