The county of Ripley is located in Missouri and was founded in 1833. There are 13,802 residents in Ripley who have access to courthouses in Doniphan. 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 1,997 residents in Doniphan, which is 1.4 square miles and 400ft above sea level.