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

The community of Grant City is the Seat for Worth County.

Worth County was founded in 1861 and was created by taking area from GentryCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Worth had a population of 2,014 people. This is a decrease of 15.45% since the last Census (which gave a population of 2,382 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Worth represented 0.04% of the total population of Missouri, making it the state's 114th 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
20102,171-8.86%+7.8% since 2009
20092,014-15.45%+0.15% since 2008
20082,011-15.58%-2.85% since 2007
20002,382The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Grant City   76892617.06% decrease  
Sheridan   15918514.05% decrease  
Worth   809414.89% decrease  
Allendale   465414.81% decrease  
Denver   344015% 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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