Jasper Coonty, Missouri

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Jasper County, Missouri
JasperCountyCourthouse.JPG
Jasper County Courthouse in Carthage (August 2008)
Cairt o Missouri heichlichtin Jasper County
Location in the U.S. state o Missouri
Cairt o the Unitit States heichlichtin Missouri
Missouri's location in the U.S.
FoonditJanuary 2, 1841
Named forWilliam Jasper
SeatCarthage
Lairgest ceetyJoplin
Area
 • Tot641 sq mi (1,660 km2)
 • Laund638 sq mi (1,652 km2)
 • Watter2.8 sq mi (7 km2), 0.4%
Population (est.)
 • (2014)117,543
 • Density184/sq mi (71/km²)
Congressional destrict7th
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5
Wabsteidwww.jaspercounty.org

Jasper County is a coonty in the U.S. state o Missouri. As o the 2010 census, the population wis 117,404.[1] Its county seat is Carthage.[2] Its lairgest ceety is Joplin. The coonty wis shapit in 1841. It wis namit for William Jasper, a hero o the American Revolutionar Weir.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 9, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.