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Monroe County, Missouri


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Statistics & Facts

The Missouri state capital is Jefferson City.
The population of Paris is approximately 1486 (1990), 1220 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 704 (1990), 528 (2010).
The amount of land area in Paris is 3.278 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Paris to Washington DC is 851 miles.
The distance to the Missouri state capital is 63 miles. (as the crow flies)
Paris is positioned 39.47 degrees north of the equator and 92.00 degrees west of the prime meridian.

History & History Related Items

Historical and genealogical information about Paris The county was settled starting in the late 1700's. Many people were farmers who came from Kentucky in the 1810-1850 time frame. Many immigrants also populated the area. A famous person from this county is Samuel L. Clemens (better known as Mark Twain). See Florida, Missouri for links to sites about this famous man.
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