Welcome to Clinton, Missouri
Clinton, Missouri has long prided itself as being a progressive and innovative community and our history shows it. Our Historic Square is a Registered National Historic District and features 85 buildings of Victorian and Italianate styling. These structures are spread over approximately 10 blocks.
The jewel of downtown is the Henry County Courthouse, which was constructed in 1893. Its gracious greenspace and beautiful limestone construction make it a must see on your visit.
Clinton, Missouri was founded in 1836 and its first structure was a hotel/bar built of logs in the NE corner of the square in 1837. Clinton was a major pathway and trail for pioneers traveling west. Clinton is named after New York Governor Dewitt Clinton, who is best known as a major supporter of the Erie Canal.