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Macon is a city in Macon County, Missouri, United States. The population was 5,500 at the 2012 census. It is the county seat of Macon County.HistoryMacon was platted in 1856. Like the county, Macon was named for Nathaniel Macon. A post office called Macon City was established in 1856, and the name was changed to Macon in 1892.The Blees Military Academy, Macon County Courthouse and Annex, and Wardell House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.GeographyMacon is located at . According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.30sqmi, of which 6.00sqmi is land and 0.30sqmi is water.Demographics2010 censusAs of the census of 2010, there were 5,471 people, 2,369 households, and 1,357 families residing in the city. The population density was 911.8PD/sqmi. There were 2,727 housing units at an average density of 454.5/sqmi. The racial makeup of the city was 90.8% White, 5.6% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 2.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.3% of the population.
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