Putnam County Courthouse, Missouri, Large stone government building with trees and sidewalk

Putnam County is Established: February 28, 1845

Putnam County was established on this date in 1845.

Discover Northwest Missouri’s Hidden Gems

We searched every corner of Missouri for hidden gems and thanks to our Missouri Life Ambassadors, we found one in each county: 114 of them! Here we explore places in northwest Missouri that you’ll want to put on your summertime travel itinerary.