The county of Dent is located in Missouri and was founded in 1851. There are 15,593 residents in Dent who have access to courthouses in Salem. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. Missouri is part of the 8th federal circuit court as well.
There are 4,950 residents in Salem, which is 3.2 square miles and 1,184ft above sea level.