About Missouri County Map
Missouri is the 24th state of the United States. It is situated in the Midwestern region of the United States. The state shares its borders with Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, Illinois, and Iowa. A Missouri county map clearly shows all the counties that constitute the state.
About Counties in Missouri
The state of MO is made up of one independent city (St. Louis) and 114 counties. The capital of the state is Jefferson City. The four biggest metropolitan regions in the state are Kansas City, St. Louis, Columbia, and Springfield. The independent city of St. Louis covers just 62 sq miles. However, it is the most densely inhabited region (density of 5,724.7 each sq mile) in the state and is not a part of any county.
In terms of area, the biggest county is Texas County and it covers an area of 1,179 sq. miles. The second biggest county in Missouri is Shannon County, which covers 1,004 sq miles. The smallest county by size is Worth County with an area of 266 sq miles.
In terms of population, the biggest county is St. Louis County. Jackson County ranks second, St. Louis third, and St. Charles holds the fourth position in terms of most populated counties. The county with the lowest population is Worth County (2,039 inhabitants). Counties in Missouri are governed by their respective county seats and some of the important counties of the state are as follows: