Pemiscot County, Missouri

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Pemiscot County is a county located in the Bootheel in Southeast Missouri in the United States. As of the 2000 U.S. Census, the county's population was 20,047. A 2008 estimate, however, showed the population to be 18,515. The largest city and county seat is Caruthersville[1]. The county was officially organized on February 19, 1851, and is named for the local bayou, taken from the Fox dialect pem-eskaw, meaning "liquid mud."

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 512 square miles (1,327 km²), of which, 493 square miles (1,277 km²) of it is land and 19 square miles (50 km²) of it (3.77%) is water. Fishing is a popular activity among residents in the area.

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