Clinton County, Missouri

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Clinton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population was 18,979. Its county seat is Plattsburg[1].

The county was organized in 1833 and named in honor of the first Governor of New York and the first Vice President of the United States to die in office, George Clinton (vice president).[1] The county seat of Plattsburg derives it name from a town of a similar same which is the county seat of Clinton County, New York, which was also named for the Vice President.

Clinton is part of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 423 square miles (1,095.6 km2), of which 419 square miles (1,085.2 km2) is land and 5 square miles (12.9 km2) (1.11%) is water.

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