Morgan County, Missouri

This is the home of the Morgan County MOGenWeb Project, which is part of the MOGenWeb and USGenWeb projects. This is not an official site for any county agency, or genealogical or historical society.

Your County Coordinator is Kris. I am a volunteer. While I may contribute information to the site, I do not live in Morgan County and cannot help you with your research there. I maintain the website and manage submissions from other researchers -- like you.

All of the information here is provided free for personal use, but may not be used commercially or sold without the specific permission of both the original submitter and the County Coordinators.

Settlement in this area began in the 1820s, and Morgan County was organized from Cooper County in 1833. The county seat is at Versailles. The northern half of the county is prairie farmland; the southern half is wooded hills and bottomlands. The economy of Morgan County was forever altered by the construction of the Bagnell Dam in 1929-31 and the formation of the Lake of the Ozarks along its southern border.

Morgan County Library
600 North Hunter Street
Versailles, Missouri 65084
573.378.5319

Morgan County Offices
100 East Newton Street
Versailles, Missouri 65084
573.378.5436

Morgan County Historical Society 120 North Monroe Street
Versailles, Missouri 65084
573.378.5530

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