- Plattsburg, Missouri
official_name = Plattsburg, Missouri
mapsize = 250x200px
map_caption = Location of Plattsburg, Missouri
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Clinton
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 9.2
area_land_km2 = 9.2
area_water_km2 = 0.1
area_total_sq_mi = 3.6
area_land_sq_mi = 3.5
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 2354
population_density_km2 = 256.8
population_density_sq_mi = 665.1
timezone = Central (CST)
utc_offset = -6
timezone_DST = CDT
utc_offset_DST = -5
elevation_m = 289
elevation_ft = 948
latd = 39 |latm = 33 |lats = 52 |latNS = N
longd = 94 |longm = 27 |longs = 12 |longEW = W
Plattsburg is a city in Clinton County,
Missouri, along the Little Platte River. The population was 2,354 at the 2000 census. It is the county seatof Clinton CountyGR|6. Originally, the city was called Concord, which is currently still the name of the man-made lake and surrounding housing development there. Later the city was re-named Springfield until it was discovered there was already a Springfield, Missouri. The name "Plattsburg" was borrowed from Plattsburgh, New York, which is the county seat of Clinton County, New Yorkwhich in turn was named for George Clinton (who is the namesake for Clinton County, Missouri). [ [http://www.rootsweb.com/~moclinto/histsoc/ Clinton Co. MO Historical Society ] ]
Plattsburg is located at coor dms|39|33|52|N|94|27|12|W|city (39.564311, -94.453395)GR|1. According to the
United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.6 square miles (9.2 km²), of which, 3.5 square miles (9.2 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.84%) is water.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 2,354 people, 918 households, and 631 families residing in the city. The population densitywas 665.1 people per square mile (256.7/km²). There were 1,002 housing units at an average density of 283.1/sq mi (109.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 91.21% White, 6.24% African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.21% Asian, 0.51% from other races, and 1.61% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.98% of the population.
There were 918 households out of which 32.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.9% were married couples living together, 11.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.2% were non-families. 27.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.99.
In the city the population was spread out with 26.7% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 16.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 95.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.8 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $37,417, and the median income for a family was $41,360. Males had a median income of $35,938 versus $25,372 for females. The
per capita incomefor the city was $19,212. About 9.1% of families and 12.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.1% of those under age 18 and 18.4% of those age 65 or over.
The town was the long time home and is the final resting place of Senator and "President for One Day"
David Rice Atchison. Plattsburg College was located here until it merged with Baker University. For a brief period of time during the 1830's, Plattsburg was home to a Federal land office for the newly opened areas of northern Missouri and was one of the farthest western non-military settlements in the United States until the Platte Purchasein 1836. Prior to the American Civil War, the area was a leading producer of both hempand tobacco. During that war, two minor battles took place nearby and the town was occupied by both Confederate and Federal forces. In 1863, elements of William Quantrill's band captured a unit of Federal troops encamped in the county courthouse located in Plattsburg.
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Plattsburg (Missouri) — Carte du Missouri avec le comté de Clinton et la ville de Plattsburg La ville de Plattsburg est le siège du comté de Clinton, situé dans l État du Missouri, aux États Unis. Au recensement de 2000, elle comptait 2 … Wikipédia en Français
Plattsburg — is the name of some places in the United States of America: *Plattsburg, Indiana *Plattsburg, Mississippi *Plattsburg, Missouri *USS|Plattsburg|ID 1645 is the name of an auxiliary cruiser of the United States Navy See also * Plattsburgh … Wikipedia
Missouri locations by per capita income — Missouri is the thirtieth richest state in the United States of America, with a per capita income of $19,936 (2000). Missouri places ranked by per capita income Baker, Missouri – $182,000 Huntleigh, Missouri – $104,420 Country … Wikipedia
Plattsburg — Plattsburg, MO U.S. city in Missouri Population (2000): 2354 Housing Units (2000): 1002 Land area (2000): 3.539582 sq. miles (9.167476 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.026279 sq. miles (0.068062 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.565861 sq. miles (9.235538 … StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places
Plattsburg, MO — U.S. city in Missouri Population (2000): 2354 Housing Units (2000): 1002 Land area (2000): 3.539582 sq. miles (9.167476 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.026279 sq. miles (0.068062 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.565861 sq. miles (9.235538 sq. km) FIPS… … StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places
Plattsburg — Plattsburg, 1) Hauptstadt der Grafschaft Clinton im Staate New York (Nordamerika), an der Mündung des Saranac River in die Cumberland Bai des Champlain Sees; durch Eisenbahn mit Montreal, durch Dampfschifffahrt mit den übrigen Häfen des Sees… … Pierer's Universal-Lexikon
Missouri Route 116 — Route 116 Route information Maintained by MoDOT Length: 68 mi (109 km) … Wikipedia
Missouri Route 33 — Route 33 Route information Maintained by MoDOT Length: 56 mi (90 km) Existed … Wikipedia
Comtés de l'État du Missouri — L État américain du Missouri est divisé en 114 comtés (counties) et une ville indépendante : Saint Louis. 30 comtés portent un nom unique, tandis que chacun des 84 autres a un ou plusieurs homonymes dans d autres États de l Union. Liste des… … Wikipédia en Français
Clinton County, Missouri — Location in the state of Missouri … Wikipedia