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The county was named after [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Van_Buren President Martin Van Buren] (1782-1862) who was serving as United States Vice President at the time of the county's formation.<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Van_Buren "Martin Van Buren,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
 
The county was named after [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Van_Buren President Martin Van Buren] (1782-1862) who was serving as United States Vice President at the time of the county's formation.<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Van_Buren "Martin Van Buren,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
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History

Martin Van Buren.JPG

The county was named after President Martin Van Buren (1782-1862) who was serving as United States Vice President at the time of the county's formation.[1]

1835 -- County formed

Boundary Changes

Van Buren County was renamed Cass County during the presidential election of 1848.[2]

See an interactive map showing Van Buren County's creation, boundary changes and renaming.

References

  1. "Martin Van Buren," Wikipedia.
  2. "List of counties in Missouri," Wikipedia.