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{{Missouri-stub}} &nbsp;''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Missouri|Missouri]]&nbsp;&gt; Clinton County'' <br>
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1833--'''Clinton County was created 2 January 1833&nbsp;from&nbsp;[[Clay_County,_Missouri|Clay]] County. '''County seat:''' Plattsburg <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1833--'''Clinton County was created 2 January 1833&nbsp;from&nbsp;[[Clay County, Missouri|Clay]] County. '''County seat:''' Plattsburg <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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'''COUNTY BUILDING DAMAGED'''  
 
'''COUNTY BUILDING DAMAGED'''  
  
PLATTSBURG, Mo. (AP) - Fire destroyed the top floor of the 80-year-old Clinton County Courthouse here Friday, but county officials say most government records were saved. ... The sheriff said he lost all of his arrest records and a two-way radio system. ... County Collector Carl Joson said the county's tax records could be salvaged because they were kept in a vault, but everything in the office except his brass spittoon was destroyed. ...<br>  
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PLATTSBURG, Mo. (AP) - Fire destroyed the top floor of the 80-year-old Clinton County Courthouse here Friday, but county officials say most government records were saved. ... The sheriff said he lost all of his arrest records and a two-way radio system. ... County Collector Carl Joson said the county's tax records could be salvaged because they were kept in a vault, but everything in the office except his brass spittoon was destroyed. ...<br>
  
The Daily Capital News, Jefferson City, MO 15 Jun 1974<br> (source:[http://www3.gendisasters.com/missouri/7222/plattsburg-mo-courthouse-fire-jun-1974 ''GenDisasters''])
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The Daily Capital News, Jefferson City, MO 15 Jun 1974<br>(source:[http://www3.gendisasters.com/missouri/7222/plattsburg-mo-courthouse-fire-jun-1974 ''GenDisasters''])  
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
  
[[Cameron,_Clinton_County,_Missouri|Cameron]], Missouri. Population over 9,000 (this includes the prison.)
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[[Cameron, Clinton County, Missouri|Cameron]], Missouri. Population over 9,000 (this includes the prison.)  
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Buchanan_County,_Missouri|Buchanan]]
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*[[Buchanan County, Missouri|Buchanan]]  
*[[Caldwell_County,_Missouri|Caldwell]]
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*[[Caldwell County, Missouri|Caldwell]]  
*[[Clay_County,_Missouri|Clay]]
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*[[Clay County, Missouri|Clay]]  
*[[DeKalb_County,_Missouri|Dekalb]]
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*[[DeKalb County, Missouri|Dekalb]]  
*[[Platte_County,_Missouri|Platte]]
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*[[Platte County, Missouri|Platte]]  
*[[Ray_County,_Missouri|Ray]]
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*[[Ray County, Missouri|Ray]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
Cameron Memory Gardens. East of Cameron on Grand Avenue or "Old 36 Hwy"
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This is Cameron's newest Cemetery.
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Cameron Memory Gardens. East of Cameron on Grand Avenue or "Old 36 Hwy" This is Cameron's newest Cemetery.  
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Cameron.
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Cameron First Baptist Church.
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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Cameron. Cameron First Baptist Church.  
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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== References  ==
 
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[[Category:Clinton_County,_Missouri]]
 
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Revision as of 04:26, 26 August 2010

Template:Missouri-stub  United States  > Missouri > Clinton County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1833--Clinton County was created 2 January 1833 from Clay County. County seat: Plattsburg [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

COUNTY BUILDING DAMAGED

PLATTSBURG, Mo. (AP) - Fire destroyed the top floor of the 80-year-old Clinton County Courthouse here Friday, but county officials say most government records were saved. ... The sheriff said he lost all of his arrest records and a two-way radio system. ... County Collector Carl Joson said the county's tax records could be salvaged because they were kept in a vault, but everything in the office except his brass spittoon was destroyed. ...

The Daily Capital News, Jefferson City, MO 15 Jun 1974
(source:GenDisasters)

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cameron, Missouri. Population over 9,000 (this includes the prison.)

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Cameron Memory Gardens. East of Cameron on Grand Avenue or "Old 36 Hwy" This is Cameron's newest Cemetery.

Church

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Cameron. Cameron First Baptist Church.

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).