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

1,882 km² (726 mi²)
1,878 km² (725 mi²)
3 km² (1 mi²), 0.18%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

8,850
5/km² 

Harrison County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population is 8,850. Its county seat is Bethany6. The county was organized in 1845 and is named after U.S. Congressman from Missouri Albert G. Harrison. 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 ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Bethany is a city located in Harrison County, Missouri. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... 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. ... 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 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. ... Bethany is a city located in Harrison 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). ... The House of Representatives is the larger of two houses that make up the U.S. Congress, the other being the United States Senate. ... Albert Galliton Harrison (June 26, 1800 - September 7, 1839) was a U.S. Representative from Missouri. ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,882 km² (726 mi²). 1,878 km² (725 mi²) of it is land and 3 km² (1 mi²) of it (0.18%) 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

Ringgold County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. ... Decatur County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ... Mercer County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Grundy County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. ... Daviess County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Gentry County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. ... Worth County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. ...

Major highways

This Interstate 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. Interstate Highways. ... U.S. Route 69 is a north-south United States highway. ... U.S. Highway 136 is a spur of U.S. Highway 36. ... Route 13 is a highway in Missouri which runs almost the entire north-south length of the state. ... Route 46 is a highway in northern Missouri. ... Route 146 is a highway in northern Missouri. ...

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 8,850 people, 3,658 households, and 2,487 families residing in the county. The population density was 5/km² (12/mi²). There were 4,316 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (6/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.31% White, 0.14% Black or African American, 0.25% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.09% from other races, and 1.02% from two or more races. 1.01% 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 3,658 households out of which 28.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.90% were married couples living together, 7.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.00% were non-families. 28.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.88. This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 23.80% under the age of 18, 7.20% from 18 to 24, 23.90% from 25 to 44, 23.20% from 45 to 64, and 22.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 94.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.60 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $28,707, and the median income for a family was $34,298. Males had a median income of $23,933 versus $17,188 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,192. About 9.90% of families and 13.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.80% of those under age 18 and 15.80% 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


Coordinates: 40°21′N 93°59′W / 40.35, -93.98 Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Harrison County, MO (1108 words)
Harrison County, Missouri may to understood as having a less-educated population of the working age, with 9.2 percent of the population (+25) having received at least a Bachelors Degree, as reported in the Decennial Census of 2000.
Harrison counted a lower percent of individuals with higher educations than the State of Missouri's proportion of 21.6 percent and a lower percent than the US proportion of 24.4 percent.
Harrison ranks 77 of 115 counties in terms of population growth in Missouri and the county ranks 1,910 of 3,141 counties when analyzing total county population change across the nation.
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Harrison County is a non-metropolitan county in west central Iowa.
  In 1980, the population for Harrison County was 16,348, and in 1990 the population decreased to 14,730 - a 9.8% decrease.
A County Zoning and Subdivision Ordinance was adopted by Harrison County in February of 1996.
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