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Livingston County is a county located in the northwestern portion of the state of Missouri. Based on the 2010 census, the population was 15,195. Its county seat is Chillicothe. The county was organized January 6, 1837, and named for US Secretary of State Edward Livingston.
Named for United States Secretary of State Edward Livingston.
County QuickFacts: CensusBureau Quick Facts
Livingston County was organized January 6, 1837. It was named for Honorable Edward Livingston, who was the eleventh Secretary of State of the United States, serving in General Jackson's cabinet two years, from 1831 to 1833. (HIST. CAL. & LIV., p. 695; Eaton, p. 188; RECORD OF CHAR. COUNTY, p. 188; LIVINGSTON COUNTY ATLAS, p. 9; TOP. MAP, LIV. COUNTY)
Source: Adams, Orvyl Guy. "Place Names In The North Central Counties Of Missouri." M.A. thesis., University of Missouri-Columbia, 1928.
As reported by the Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 539 square miles (1,400 km2), of which 532 square miles (1,380 km2) is
land and 6.2 square miles (16 km2) (1.2%) is water
Bordering counties are as follows:
Chillicothe R-II School District - Chillicothe
Livingston County R-III School District - Chula
Southwest Livingston County R-I School District - Ludlow
Bishop Hogan Memorial School - Chillicothe (K-09) - Roman Catholic