List of Missouri Counties

Counties

 
CountyCounty seatEst.  
EtymologyPopulationAreaMap
Adair County Kirksville 1841 John Adair (1757–1840), pioneer, soldier, and seventh Governor of Kentucky 25,607 568 sq mi
(1,471 km2)
A state map highlighting Adair County in the northern part of the state.
Andrew County Savannah 1841 Andrew Jackson Davis (1826–1910), spiritualist and missionary who settled in St. Louis 17,291 435 sq mi
(1,127 km2)
A state map highlighting Andrew County in the northwestern part of the state.
Atchison County Rock Port 1843 U.S. Senator David Rice Atchison (1807–1886), a Democrat from Missouri 5,685 545 sq mi
(1,412 km2)
A state map highlighting Atchison County in the northwestern corner of the state.
Audrain County Mexico 1831 James H. Audrain, a War of 1812 colonel Missouri State Legislator 25,529 693 sq mi
(1,795 km2)
A state map highlighting Audrain County in the northeastern part of the state.
Barry County Cassville 1835 William Taylor Barry (1784–1835), jurist and United States Postmaster General 35,597 779 sq mi
(2,018 km2)
A state map highlighting Barry County in the southwestern part of the state.
Barton County Lamar 1855 U.S. Senator David Barton (1783–1837), one of the first senators from Missouri 12,402 594 sq mi
(1,538 km2)
A state map highlighting Barton County in the southwestern part of the state.
Bates County Butler 1841 Frederick Bates (1777–1825), the second governor of Missouri 17,049 848 sq mi
(2,196 km2)
A state map highlighting Bates County in the western part of the state.
Benton County Warsaw 1835 Thomas Hart Benton (1782–1858), U.S. Senator from Missouri 19,056 706 sq mi
(1,829 km2)
A state map highlighting Benton County in the western part of the state.
Bollinger County Marble Hill 1851 George Frederick Bollinger (1770–1842), early settler of Missouri 12,363 621 sq mi
(1,608 km2)
A state map highlighting Bollinger County in the southeastern part of the state.
Boone County Columbia 1820 Daniel Boone (1734–1820), American pioneer and hunter 162,642 685 sq mi
(1,774 km2)
A state map highlighting Boone County in the middle part of the state.
Buchanan County Saint Joseph 1838 James Buchanan (1791–1868), 15th President of the United States 89,201 410 sq mi
(1,062 km2)
A state map highlighting Buchanan County in the northwestern part of the state.
Butler County Poplar Bluff 1849 William O. Butler (1791–1880), U.S. Representative from Kentucky and vice-presidential nominee under Lewis Cass 42,794 698 sq mi
(1,808 km2)
A state map highlighting Butler County in the southeastern part of the state.
Caldwell County Kingston 1836 Disputed; either John Caldwell, an Indian scout and friend of respected Colonel Alexander William Doniphan; John Caldwell, Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky; or Mathew Caldwell, a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence 9,424 429 sq mi
(1,111 km2)
A state map highlighting Caldwell County in the northwestern part of the state.
Callaway County Fulton 1821 James Callaway (1783–1815), soldier during the War of 1812 and grandson of Daniel Boone 44,332 839 sq mi
(2,173 km2)
A state map highlighting Callaway County in the middle part of the state.
Camden County Camdenton 1841 Charles Pratt, 1st Earl Camden (1714–1794), an English lawyer, judge, Whig politician, and proponent of civil liberties 44,002 655 sq mi
(1,696 km2)
A state map highlighting Camden County in the middle part of the state.
Cape Girardeau County Jackson 1812 Sieur de Girardot, a French officer and early explorer of the region 75,674 579 sq mi
(1,500 km2)
A state map highlighting Cape Girardeau County in the southeastern part of the state.
Carroll County Carrollton 1833 Charles Carroll (1737–1832), delegate to the Continental Congress and U.S. Senator for Maryland 9,295 695 sq mi
(1,800 km2)
A state map highlighting Carroll County in the northwestern part of the state.
Carter County Van Buren 1859 Zimri Carter, pioneering settler 6,265 508 sq mi
(1,316 km2)
A state map highlighting Carter County in the southeastern part of the state.
Cass County Harrisonville 1833 Lewis Cass (1782–1866), senator from Michigan 99,478 699 sq mi
(1,810 km2)
A state map highlighting Cass County in the western part of the state.
Cedar County Stockton 1845 Named for the abundance of Eastern Red Cedar trees 13,982 476 sq mi
(1,233 km2)
A state map highlighting Cedar County in the southwestern part of the state.
Chariton County Keytesville 1821 Chariton River, a tributary of the Missouri River, whose naming origin is disputed 7,831 756 sq mi
(1,958 km2)
A state map highlighting Chariton County in the northern part of the state.
Christian County Ozark 1859 William Christian (1743–1786), colonel in the American Revolution 77,422 563 sq mi
(1,458 km2)
A state map highlighting Christian County in the southwestern part of the state.
Clark County Kahoka 1836 William Clark (1770–1838), American explorer, soldier, Indian agent, and territorial governor 7,139 507 sq mi
(1,313 km2)
A state map highlighting Clark County in the northeastern corner of the state.
Clay County Liberty 1822 Henry Clay (1777–1852), American Senator and orator from Kentucky 221,939 396 sq mi
(1,026 km2)
A state map highlighting Clay County in the northwestern part of the state.
Clinton County Plattsburg 1833 George Clinton (1739–1812), soldier and Governor of New York, considered one of the Founding Fathers of the United States 20,743 419 sq mi
(1,085 km2)
A state map highlighting Clinton County in the northwestern part of the state.
Cole County Jefferson City 1820 Stephen Cole, pioneering settler 75,990 392 sq mi
(1,015 km2)
A state map highlighting Cole County in the middle part of the state.
Cooper County Boonville 1818 Sarshel Benjamin Cooper, pioneering settler 17,601 565 sq mi
(1,463 km2)
A state map highlighting Cooper County in the middle part of the state.
Crawford County Steelville 1829 William H. Crawford (1772–1834), U.S. Senator from Georgia, U.S. Secretary of Treasury, and judge 24,696 743 sq mi
(1,924 km2)
A state map highlighting Crawford County in the southeastern part of the state.
Dade County Greenfield 1841 Major Francis L. Dade (1793?–1835), Major in the U.S. 4th Infantry Regiment, United States Army, during the Second Seminole War 7,883 490 sq mi
(1,269 km2)
A state map highlighting Dade County in the southwestern part of the state.
Dallas County Buffalo 1841 George M. Dallas (1792–1864), U.S. Vice President under James K. Polk 16,777 542 sq mi
(1,404 km2)
A state map highlighting Dallas County in the southwestern part of the state.
Daviess County Gallatin 1836 Joseph Hamilton Daveiss (1774–1811), commanded the Dragoons of the Indiana Militia at the Battle of Tippecanoe 8,433 567 sq mi
(1,469 km2)
A state map highlighting Daviess County in the northwestern part of the state.
DeKalb County Maysville 1843 Johann de Kalb (1721–1780), a German soldier who served as a major general in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War 12,892 424 sq mi
(1,098 km2)
A state map highlighting DeKalb County in the northwestern part of the state.
Dent County Salem 1851 James Dent, pioneering settler 15,657 754 sq mi
(1,953 km2)
A state map highlighting Dent County in the southeastern part of the state.
Douglas County Ava 1857 Stephen A. Douglas (1813–1861), American Senator from Illinois, and the Democratic nominee for President in 1860 13,684 815 sq mi
(2,111 km2)
A state map highlighting Douglas County in the southern part of the state.
Dunklin County Kennett 1843 Daniel Dunklin (1790–1844), fifth governor of Missouri 31,953 546 sq mi
(1,414 km2)
A state map highlighting Dunklin County in the southeastern part of the state.
Franklin County Union 1818 Benjamin Franklin (1706–1790), writer, publisher, orator, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States 101,492 922 sq mi
(2,388 km2)
A state map highlighting Franklin County in the eastern part of the state.
Gasconade County Hermann 1821 Gasconade River, a tributary of the Missouri River; the river probably derives its name from the French word "gascon" which means braggart, and could be an old satirical name describing those who boast about their adventures upon return to St. Louis 15,222 520 sq mi
(1,347 km2)
A state map highlighting Gasconade County in the eastern part of the state.
Gentry County Albany 1841 Richard Gentry (1788–1837), a distinguished American military colonel in the Seminole Wars 6,738 492 sq mi
(1,274 km2)
A state map highlighting Gentry County in the northwestern part of the state.
Greene County Springfield 1833 Nathanael Greene (1742–1786), a major general of the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War 275,174 675 sq mi
(1,748 km2)
A state map highlighting Greene County in the southwestern part of the state.
Grundy County Trenton 1839 Felix Grundy (1777–1840), U.S. Congressman and U.S. Senator from Tennessee who also served as the 13th Attorney General of the United States 10,261 436 sq mi
(1,129 km2)
A state map highlighting Grundy County in the northwestern part of the state.
Harrison County Bethany 1843 Albert G. Harrison (1800–1839), U.S. Representative from Missouri 8,957 725 sq mi
(1,878 km2)
A state map highlighting Harrison County in the northwestern part of the state.
Henry County Clinton 1834 Patrick Henry (1736–1799), first post-colonial Governor of Virginia and prominent figure in the American Revolution 22,272 702 sq mi
(1,818 km2)
A state map highlighting Henry County in the western part of the state.
Hickory County Hermitage 1845 Andrew Jackson (1767–1845), seventh U.S. President, who was nicknamed "Old Hickory" during his military service 9,627 399 sq mi
(1,033 km2)
A state map highlighting Hickory County in the southwestern part of the state.
Holt County Oregon 1841 David Rice Holt, Missouri State Representative 4,912 462 sq mi
(1,197 km2)
A state map highlighting Holt County in the northwestern part of the state.
Howard County Fayette 1816 Benjamin Howard (1760–1814), a Congressman from Kentucky, governor of Missouri Territory and a brigadier general in the War of 1812 10,144 466 sq mi
(1,207 km2)
A state map highlighting Howard County in the middle part of the state.
Howell County West Plains 1857 Disputed – Josiah Howell, pioneering settler 40,400 928 sq mi
(2,404 km2)
A state map highlighting Howell County in the southern part of the state.
Iron County Ironton 1857 The abundance of iron ore in the area 10,630 551 sq mi
(1,427 km2)
A state map highlighting Iron County in the southeastern part of the state.
Jackson County Independence 1826 Andrew Jackson (1767–1845), U.S. Senator from Tennessee and later President of the United States 674,158 605 sq mi
(1,567 km2)
A state map highlighting Jackson County in the northwestern part of the state.
Jasper County Carthage 1841 William Jasper (c. 1750–1779), a noted American soldier in the Revolutionary War 117,404 640 sq mi
(1,658 km2)
A state map highlighting Jasper County in the southwestern part of the state.
Jefferson County Hillsboro 1818 Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826), third President of the United States, principal author of the Declaration of Independence, and one of the most influential Founding Fathers 218,733 657 sq mi
(1,702 km2)
A state map highlighting Jefferson County in the eastern part of the state.
Johnson County Warrensburg 1834 Richard M. Johnson (1780–1850), ninth Vice President of the United States, serving in the administration of Martin Van Buren 52,595 831 sq mi
(2,152 km2)
A state map highlighting Johnson County in the western part of the state.
Knox County Edina 1843 Henry Knox (1750–1806) an American bookseller from Boston who became the chief artillery officer of the Continental Army and later the nation's first Secretary of War 4,131 506 sq mi
(1,311 km2)
A state map highlighting Knox County in the northeastern part of the state.
Laclede County Lebanon 1849 Pierre Laclede (1729–1778), founder of St. Louis, Missouri 35,571 766 sq mi
(1,984 km2)
A state map highlighting Laclede County in the southern part of the state.
Lafayette County Lexington 1821 Gilbert du Motier, the Marquis de Lafayette (1757–1834), French military officer and general in the American Revolutionary War 33,381 629 sq mi
(1,629 km2)
A state map highlighting Lafayette County in the northwestern part of the state.
Lawrence County Mount Vernon 1843 James Lawrence (1781–1813), an American naval officer best known for his last words "Don't give up the ship!" 38,634 613 sq mi
(1,588 km2)
A state map highlighting Lawrence County in the southwestern part of the state.
Lewis County Monticello 1833 Meriwether Lewis (1774–1809), explorer and governor of the Louisiana Territory 10,211 505 sq mi
(1,308 km2)
A state map highlighting Lewis County in the northeastern part of the state.
Lincoln County Troy 1818 Disputed; either Lincoln County, Kentucky (birthplace of Christopher Clark, a Missouri legislator who advocated for the county's creation),[11] or for Benjamin Lincoln (1733–1810), an American revolutionary war general 52,566 630 sq mi
(1,632 km2)
A state map highlighting Lincoln County in the eastern part of the state.
Linn County Linneus 1837 Lewis F. Linn (1796–1843), a Jacksonian Democratic U.S. Senator for Missouri 12,761 620 sq mi
(1,606 km2)
A state map highlighting Linn County in the northern part of the state.
Livingston County Chillicothe 1837 Edward Livingston (1764–1836), a prominent American jurist and statesman, influential in the drafting of the Louisiana Civil Code of 1825, a civil code based largely on the Napoleonic Code 15,195 535 sq mi
(1,386 km2)
A state map highlighting Livingston County in the northwestern part of the state.
Macon County Macon 1837 Nathaniel Macon (1758–1837), member of the United States House of Representatives from 1791 to 1815 who briefly served in the American Revolutionary War 15,566 804 sq mi
(2,082 km2)
A state map highlighting Macon County in the northern part of the state.
Madison County Fredericktown 1818 James Madison (1751–1836), politician and political philosopher who served as the fourth President of the United States, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States 12,226 497 sq mi
(1,287 km2)
A state map highlighting Madison County in the southeastern part of the state.
Maries County Vienna 1855 Maries River, possibly a corruption of the French word marais meaning "marsh" or "swamp" 9,176 528 sq mi
(1,368 km2)
A state map highlighting Maries County in the middle part of the state.
Marion County Palmyra 1826 Francis Marion (1732–1795), a military officer who served in the American Revolutionary War 28,781 438 sq mi
(1,134 km2)
A state map highlighting Marion County in the northeastern part of the state.
McDonald County Pineville 1847 Alexander McDonald, American Revolutionary War sergeant 23,083 540 sq mi
(1,399 km2)
A state map highlighting McDonald County in the southwestern corner of the state.
Mercer County Princeton 1845 John F. Mercer (1759–1821), an American lawyer, planter, and Governor of Maryland 3,785 454 sq mi
(1,176 km2)
A state map highlighting Mercer County in the northwestern part of the state.
Miller County Tuscumbia 1837 John Miller (1781–1846), an American publisher and politician from St. Louis, Missouri. He was the fourth Governor of Missouri and represented Missouri in the U.S. House 24,748 592 sq mi
(1,533 km2)
A state map highlighting Miller County in the middle part of the state.
Mississippi County Charleston 1842 Mississippi River, the second-longest river in the United States which forms Missouri's eastern border 14,358 413 sq mi
(1,070 km2)
A state map highlighting Mississippi County in the southeastern part of the state.
Moniteau County California 1845 Moniteau Creek; "moniteau" is a French spelling of manitou, the Algonquian Great Spirit 15,607 417 sq mi
(1,080 km2)
A state map highlighting Moniteau County in the middle part of the state.
Monroe County Paris 1831 James Monroe (1758–1831), fifth President of the United States who crafted the Missouri Compromise 8,840 646 sq mi
(1,673 km2)
A state map highlighting Monroe County in the northeastern part of the state.
Montgomery County Montgomery City 1818 Richard Montgomery (1738–1775), an Irish-born soldier who first served in the British Army and later became a brigadier-general in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War 12,236 539 sq mi
(1,396 km2)
A state map highlighting Montgomery County in the eastern part of the state.
Morgan County Versailles 1833 Daniel Morgan (c. 1736–1802), American pioneer, soldier, and United States Representative from Virginia 20,565 598 sq mi
(1,549 km2)
A state map highlighting Morgan County in the middle part of the state.
New Madrid County New Madrid 1812 Madrid, Spain 18,956 678 sq mi
(1,756 km2)
A state map highlighting New Madrid County in the southeastern part of the state.
Newton County Neosho 1838 John Newton (1755–1780), legendary soldier of the American Revolution 58,114 626 sq mi
(1,621 km2)
A state map highlighting Newton County in the southwestern part of the state.
Nodaway County Maryville 1843 Nodaway River, a 120-mile (190 km) long river in southwest Iowa and northwest Missouri 23,370 877 sq mi
(2,271 km2)
A state map highlighting Nodaway County in the northwestern part of the state.
Oregon County Alton 1841 Oregon Territory 10,881 792 sq mi
(2,051 km2)
A state map highlighting Oregon County in the southern part of the state.
Osage County Linn 1841 Osage River, a 360 miles (580 km) long tributary of the Missouri River in central Missouri; the name of the river is probably derived from a French corruption of "Washazhe" – the name of the Osage Native Americans 13,878 606 sq mi
(1,570 km2)
A state map highlighting Osage County in the middle part of the state.
Ozark County Gainesville 1841 Ozark Mountains – Ozark is the anglicized form of the French "aux arcs", an abbreviation of "Aux Arkansas", which means in the county of Arkansas 9,723 747 sq mi
(1,935 km2)
A state map highlighting Ozark County in the southern part of the state.
Pemiscot County Caruthersville 1851 An American Indian word meaning "liquid mud" 18,296 493 sq mi
(1,277 km2)
A state map highlighting Pemiscot County in the southeastern corner of the state.
Perry County Perryville 1821 Oliver Hazard Perry (1785–1819), naval officer in the War of 1812 against Britain, earned the title "Hero of Lake Erie" for leading American forces in a decisive naval victory at the Battle of Lake Erie 18,971 475 sq mi
(1,230 km2)
A state map highlighting Perry County in the southeastern part of the state.
Pettis County Sedalia 1833 Spencer Darwin Pettis (1802–1831), U.S. Representative from Missouri 42,201 685 sq mi
(1,774 km2)
A state map highlighting Pettis County in the western part of the state.
Phelps County Rolla 1857 John S. Phelps (1814–1886), a politician, soldier during the American Civil War, and twenty-third Governor of Missouri 45,156 673 sq mi
(1,743 km2)
A state map highlighting Phelps County in the middle part of the state.
Pike County Bowling Green 1818 Zebulon Pike (1778–1813), American soldier and explorer for whom Pikes Peak in Colorado is also named 18,516 673 sq mi
(1,743 km2)
A state map highlighting Pike County in the northeastern part of the state.
Platte County Platte City 1838 Platte River, a tributary of the Missouri River, which is in turn named for the French word "platte" meaning flat or shallow 89,322 420 sq mi
(1,088 km2)
A state map highlighting Platte County in the northwestern part of the state.
Polk County Bolivar 1835 James K. Polk (1795–1849), 11th President of the United States 31,137 637 sq mi
(1,650 km2)
A state map highlighting Polk County in the southwestern part of the state.
Pulaski County Waynesville 1833 Kazimierz Pulaski (1745–1779), Polish soldier of fortune in the American Revolutionary War, he saved the life of George Washington and became a general in the Continental Army 52,274 547 sq mi
(1,417 km2)
A state map highlighting Pulaski County in the middle part of the state.
Putnam County Unionville 1843 Israel Putnam (1718–1790), an American army general who fought with distinction at the Battle of Bunker Hill during the American Revolutionary War 4,979 518 sq mi
(1,342 km2)
A state map highlighting Putnam County in the northern part of the state.
Ralls County New London 1821 Daniel Ralls, a Missouri State Representative 10,167 471 sq mi
(1,220 km2)
A state map highlighting Ralls County in the northeastern part of the state.
Randolph County Huntsville 1829 John Randolph of Roanoke (1773–1833), a leader in Congress from Virginia and spokesman for the "Old Republican" 25,414 482 sq mi
(1,248 km2)
A state map highlighting Randolph County in the northern part of the state.
Ray County Richmond 1820 John Ray, Missouri State Representative 23,494 570 sq mi
(1,476 km2)
A state map highlighting Ray County in the northwestern part of the state.
Reynolds County Centerville 1845 Thomas Reynolds (1796–1844), governor of Missouri from 1840 to 1844 6,696 811 sq mi
(2,100 km2)
A state map highlighting Reynolds County in the southeastern part of the state.
Ripley County Doniphan 1831 Eleazer Wheelock Ripley (1782–1839), Brigadier General in the War of 1812 14,100 630 sq mi
(1,632 km2)
A state map highlighting Ripley County in the southeastern part of the state.
Saint Charles County Saint Charles 1812 St. Charles Borromeo (1538–1584), an Italian saint and cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church 360,485 561 sq mi
(1,453 km2)
A state map highlighting Saint Charles County in the eastern part of the state.
Saint Clair County Osceola 1841 Arthur St. Clair (1737–1818), an American soldier and Governor of the Northwest Territory 9,805 677 sq mi
(1,753 km2)
A state map highlighting Saint Clair County in the western part of the state.
Saint Francois County Farmington 1821 St. Francis of Assisi (c. 1182–1226), a Catholic deacon and the founder of the Order of Friars Minor, more commonly known as the Franciscans 65,359 450 sq mi
(1,165 km2)
A state map highlighting Saint Francois County in the southeastern part of the state.
Saint Louis County Clayton 1812 King Louis IX (1214–1270), King of France from 1226 until his death 1,000,438 508 sq mi
(1,316 km2)
A state map highlighting Saint Louis County in the eastern part of the state.
Saint Louis City St. Louis 1876 King Louis IX (1214–1270), King of France from 1226 until his death 319,294 61.9 sq mi
(160 km2)
A state map highlighting Saint Louis City in the eastern part of the state.
Ste. Genevieve County Ste. Genevieve 1812 St. Genevieve (c. 420 – c. 510), the patron saint of Paris in Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox tradition 18,145 502 sq mi
(1,300 km2)
A state map highlighting Sainte Genevieve County in the southeastern part of the state.
Saline County Marshall 1820 Local hot springs 23,370 756 sq mi
(1,958 km2)
A state map highlighting Saline County in the northwestern part of the state.
Schuyler County Lancaster 1843 Philip Schuyler (1733–1804), a general in the American Revolution and a United States Senator from New York 4,431 308 sq mi
(798 km2)
A state map highlighting Schuyler County in the northern part of the state.
Scotland County Memphis 1841 Scotland (country) 4,843 438 sq mi
(1,134 km2)
A state map highlighting Scotland County in the northeastern part of the state.
Scott County Benton 1822 John Guier Scott (1819–1892), a U.S. Representative from Missouri 39,191 421 sq mi
(1,090 km2)
A state map highlighting Scott County in the southeastern part of the state.
Shannon County Eminence 1837 George Shannon (1785–1836), member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition 8,441 1,004 sq mi
(2,600 km2)
A state map highlighting Shannon County in the southern part of the state.
Shelby County Shelbyville 1835 Isaac Shelby (1750–1826), the first and fifth Governor of Kentucky 6,373 501 sq mi
(1,298 km2)
A state map highlighting Shelby County in the northeastern part of the state.
Stoddard County Bloomfield 1835 Amos Stoddard (1762–1813), the only commandant of Upper Louisiana for the French Republic and the only commandant for the District of Louisiana for the United States in 1804 during the handover of the Louisiana Purchase 29,968 827 sq mi
(2,142 km2)
A state map highlighting Stoddard County in the southeastern part of the state.
Stone County Galena 1851 William Stone, first elected judge of Taney County 32,202 463 sq mi
(1,199 km2)
A state map highlighting Stone County in the southwestern part of the state.
Sullivan County Milan 1843 John Sullivan (1740–1795), American Revolutionary War general 6,714 651 sq mi
(1,686 km2)
A state map highlighting Sullivan County in the northern part of the state.
Taney County Forsyth 1837 Roger Brooke Taney (1777–1864), eleventh United States Attorney General and fifth Chief Justice of the United States 51,675 632 sq mi
(1,637 km2)
A state map highlighting Taney County in the southwestern part of the state.
Texas County Houston 1843 Republic of Texas 26,008 1,179 sq mi
(3,054 km2)
A state map highlighting Texas County in the southern part of the state.
Vernon County Nevada 1851 Miles Vernon, Missouri State Senator – the county was originally defined as having the same boundaries as Bates county, but was later declared unconstitutional and changed 21,159 834 sq mi
(2,160 km2)
A state map highlighting Vernon County in the southwestern part of the state.
Warren County Warrenton 1833 Joseph Warren (1741–1775), Revolutionary War doctor and general 32,513 432 sq mi
(1,119 km2)
A state map highlighting Warren County in the eastern part of the state.
Washington County Potosi 1813 George Washington (1732–1799), commander of the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War and first President of the United States 25,195 760 sq mi
(1,968 km2)
A state map highlighting Washington County in the southeastern part of the state.
Wayne County Greenville 1818 Anthony Wayne (1745–1796), United States Army general and statesman 13,521 761 sq mi
(1,971 km2)
A state map highlighting Wayne County in the southeastern part of the state.
Webster County Marshfield 1855 Daniel Webster (1782–1852), U.S. Secretary of State and Senator from Massachusetts 36,202 593 sq mi
(1,536 km2)
A state map highlighting Webster County in the southwestern part of the state.
Worth County Grant City 1861 William J. Worth (1794–1849), a United States general during the Mexican–American War 2,171 266 sq mi
(689 km2)
A state map highlighting Worth County in the northwestern part of the state.
Wright County Hartville 1841 Silas Wright (1795–1847), an American Democratic politician and Governor of New York 18,815 682 sq mi
(1,766 km2)
A state map highlighting Wright County in the southern part of the state.