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

The community of Marshfield is the Seat for Webster County.

Webster County was founded in 1855 and was created by taking area from GreeneCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Webster had a population of 36,552 people. This is an increase of 17.74% since the last Census (which gave a population of 31,045 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Webster represented 0.55% of the total population of Missouri, making it the state's 34th 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
201036,202+16.61%-0.96% since 2009
200936,552+17.74%+0.31% since 2008
200836,439+17.37%+1.52% since 2007
200031,045The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Marshfield   7,2505,72026.75% increase  
Seymour   2,0801,83413.41% increase  
Fordland   76268411.4% increase  
Niangua   49444511.01% increase  
Diggins   34129814.43% increase  

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<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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