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County Information



Some of the cities, towns, and places in Howard County are Armstrong, Boonesboro, Estill, Fayette, Franklin, Glasgow, New Franklin, Roanoke, Sebree



Howard County is located in the U.S. state of Missouri, with its southern border formed by the Missouri River. As of the 2010 census, the population was 10,144. Its county seat is Fayette. The county was organized January 23, 1816, and named for Benjamin Howard, the first Governor of the Missouri Territory. Settled originally by migrants from the Upper South, it is part of the region historically known as Little Dixie. It is part of the Columbia, Missouri, metropolitan area.