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Encyclopedia > Gentry County, Missouri
Gentry County, Missouri
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Map of Missouri highlighting Gentry County
Location in the state of Missouri
Map of the USA highlighting Missouri
Missouri's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1845
Seat Albany
Largest City Albany
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

492 sq mi (1,274 km²)
492 sq mi (1,273 km²)
0 sq mi (1 km²), 0.06
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

6,861
14/sq mi (5/km²)
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Named for: Col. Richard Gentry of Boone County, Missouri who fell in the Seminole War in 1837.

Gentry County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population is 6,861. Its county seat is Albany6. The county was organized in 1845 and is named after Col. Richard Gentry of Boone County, Missouri who fell in the Seminole War in 1837. Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Official language(s) English Capital Jefferson City Largest city Kansas City Largest metro area St Louis Metro[1] Area  Ranked 21st  - Total 69,709 sq mi (180,693 km²)  - Width 240 miles (385 km)  - Length 300 miles (480 km)  - % water 1. ... Image File history File links Map_of_USA_MO.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Missouri ... 1845 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Albany is a city located in Gentry County, Missouri. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ...  CST or UTC-6 The Central Time Zone observes standard time by subtracting six hours from UTC during standard time (UTC-6) and five hours during daylight saving time (UTC-5). ... Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) is a high-precision atomic time standard. ... Though DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... Osceola, Seminole leader, detail from an 1838 lithograph The Seminole Wars were three wars or conflicts in Florida between the Seminole Native American tribe and the United States. ... Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1837 - 1901) 1837 (MDCCCXXXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties/Parishes/Boroughs, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... Official language(s) English Capital Jefferson City Largest city Kansas City Largest metro area St Louis Metro[1] Area  Ranked 21st  - Total 69,709 sq mi (180,693 km²)  - Width 240 miles (385 km)  - Length 300 miles (480 km)  - % water 1. ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Albany is a city located in Gentry County, Missouri. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... 1845 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Boone County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. ... Osceola, Seminole leader, detail from an 1838 lithograph The Seminole Wars were three wars or conflicts in Florida between the Seminole Native American tribe and the United States. ... Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1837 - 1901) 1837 (MDCCCXXXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ...

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,274 km² (492 mi²). 1,273 km² (492 mi²) of it is land and 1 km² (0 mi²) of it (0.06%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Adjacent counties

Worth County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. ... Harrison County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Daviess County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... DeKalb County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Andrew County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Nodaway County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ...

Major highways

U.S. Highway 136 is a spur of U.S. Highway 36. ... This U.S. Highway article needs to be cleaned up to conform to both a higher standard of article quality and accepted design standards outlined in the WikiProject U.S. Highways. ... Route 85 is a short highway in Gentry County. ...

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 6,861 people, 2,747 households, and 1,884 families residing in the county. The population density was 5/km² (14/mi²). There were 3,214 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (6/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.57% White, 0.12% Black or African American, 0.31% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.16% Pacific Islander, 0.10% from other races, and 0.57% from two or more races. 0.64% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ...


There were 2,747 households out of which 31.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.00% were married couples living together, 7.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.40% were non-families. 29.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 3.00. This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 26.00% under the age of 18, 7.00% from 18 to 24, 23.70% from 25 to 44, 21.60% from 45 to 64, and 21.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 95.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.90 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $28,750, and the median income for a family was $35,933. Males had a median income of $26,365 versus $19,802 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,879. About 9.00% of families and 12.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.20% of those under age 18 and 10.30% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

Albany is a city located in Gentry County, Missouri. ... Darlington is a village located in Gentry County, Missouri. ... Gentry is a village located in Gentry County, Missouri. ... King City is a city in Gentry County, Missouri, United States. ... McFall is a city located in Gentry County, Missouri. ... Stanberry is a city in Gentry County, Missouri, United States. ...

External Links

Gentry County Library


Coordinates: 40°13′N 94°25′W / 40.22, -94.41 Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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