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County organized in 1845.
Named after the Nodaway
The County seat is Maryville.
Maryville was organized on February 14, 1845.
It was named after the first Caucasian women to have lived
within the boundaries of this site, Mrs. Mary Graham, wife of Amos
Graham, then county clerk.
Is situated in
what is known as "The Platte Country," in the northwestern part of
It embraces both prairie and timber; the soil is
fertile, undulating, and some portions broken.
As to fertility,
the soil is hardly surpassed in the State.
The county is well
watered by the Platte, Hundred-and-Two, and Nodaway, each affording
excellent water power for manufactories and mills. Farmers,
stock growers, manufacturers and mechanics will here find attractive
inducements for investment and business.
Population in 1860,
[Source: P.M. Pinckard, The Missouri Handbook, St.
Louis, 1865, 162 pgs.; Transcribed by Donna Walton]
Cities/ Towns / Villages
Arkoe * Barnard * Burlington Junction * Clearmont * Clyde
* Conception Junction * Elmo * Graham *
Guilford * Hopkins *
Maryville * Parnell * Pickering * Quitman * Ravenwood *
Atchison Township - Grant
Township - Green Township - Hughes Township - Jefferson
Monroe Township - Nodaway Township - Cloud
P. O. Box 218
Phone: (660) 582-2251
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