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Schuyler County is a county located in the northeastern portion of the state of Missouri. Based on the 2010 census, the population was
4,431, making it the fourth-least populous county in Missouri. Its county seat is Lancaster. The county was organized February 14, 1845, and
named for General Philip Schuyler, delegate to the Continental Congress and US Senator from New York.
Schuyler County is part of the Kirksville, MO Micropolitan Statistical Area.
Named for Philip Schuyler, a Revolutionary War general.
County QuickFacts: CensusBureau Quick Facts
Organized February 17, 1843. It was named for General Philip Schuyler of the Revolution. (Eaton, p. 63; Gannett, p. 277; HIST. SCHUYLER, p. 29; HIST. ADAIR, p. 615)
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 308 square miles (800 km2), of which 307 square miles (800 km2) is land
and 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2) (0.3%) is water. It is the second-smallest county in Missouri by area. Schuyler County borders Iowa to the
Bordering counties are as follows:
Schuyler County R-I School District - Queen City