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Encyclopedia > Jackson County, Missouri
Jackson County, Missouri
Image:Jackson County mo seal.gif
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Map of Missouri highlighting Jackson County
Location in the state of Missouri
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Missouri's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded December 15, 1826
Seat Independence
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,596 km² (616 mi²)
1,567 km² (605 mi²)
30 km² (12 mi²), 1.88%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

654,880
418/km² 
Website: www.co.jackson.mo.us

Jackson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population was 654,880. The 2005 Census estimates put the population of Jackson County at 662,959. It is the second most populous county in Missouri after St. Louis County, owing mostly to the presence of Kansas City, the state's most populous city and focus city of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area. Although Kansas City is by far the county's largest city, the county seat is located in nearby Independence6. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... 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 ... December 15 is the 349th day of the year (350th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The oldest surviving photograph, Nicéphore Niépce, circa 1826 1826 (MDCCCXXVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... 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 State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the... This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... St. ... Nickname: City of Fountains or Heart of America Location in Jackson, Clay, Platte, and Cass Counties in the state of Missouri. ... The Kansas City Metropolitan Area is a metropolitan area situated at the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri Rivers (Kaw Point) and straddling the state border between Missouri and Kansas. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... 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. ...

Contents

History

Jackson County was organized on December 15, 1826 and named for Andrew Jackson, U.S. Senator (and later President) from Tennessee. December 15 is the 349th day of the year (350th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The oldest surviving photograph, Nicéphore Niépce, circa 1826 1826 (MDCCCXXVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... For other uses, see Andrew Jackson (disambiguation). ... Seal of the U.S. Senate Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      Senate composition following 2006 elections The United States Senate is... The presidential seal was first used by President Hayes in 1880 and last modified in 1959 by adding the 50th star for Hawaii. ... Official language(s) English Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Largest metro area Nashville Area  Ranked 36th  - Total 42,169 sq mi (109,247 km²)  - Width 120 miles (195 km)  - Length 440 miles (710 km)  - % water 2. ...


In 1838, a small piece of land was bought along the Missouri River in northern Jackson County by the "Town Company," which established "Westport Landing" (today Westport). The area outside of Westport Landing was renamed the "Town of Kansas," after the local Kanza Indians, in 1839. The town was incorporated by the State of Missouri as the "City of Kansas" in 1853. In 1889, with a population of around 60,000, the city adopted a new charter and changed its name to Kansas City. In 1897, Kansas City annexed Westport. | Jöns Jakob Berzelius, discoverer of protein 1838 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... The Missouri River is a tributary of the Mississippi River in the United States. ... Kansas City Pioneer Square monument in Westport features Pony Express founder Alexander Majors, Westport/Kansas City founder John Calvin McCoy and Mountainman Jim Bridger who owned Chouteaus Store next to Kellys Kellys at 500 Westport Road or neighboring Chouteaus Store at 504 Westport are considered to... The Kaw (or Kanza ) are an American Indian people of the central Midwestern United States. ... 1839 (MDCCCXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1853 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1889 (MDCCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1897 (MDCCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ...


The county features prominently in the History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Joseph Smith, Jr. taught that the Garden of Eden was located in what is now Jackson County[1] and that the New Jerusalem spoken of in the Book of Revelation will be built in Jackson County someday. The "center place" for this New Jerusalem is a specific area located in Independence, where today several Latter Day Saint denominations have facilities, most notably the Community of Christ church and the Church of Christ (Temple Lot), both of which have their worldwide headquarters in Independence. The early history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is shared by the larger Latter Day Saint movement, which originated in upstate New York under the leadership of Joseph Smith, Jr. ... Joseph Smith, Jr. ... The Fall of Man by Lucas Cranach, a 16th century German depiction of Eden The Garden of Eden (from Hebrew Gan Ēden, גַּן עֵדֶן) is described in the Book of Genesis as being the place where the first man—Adam—and woman—Eve—lived after they were created by God. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Visions of John of Patmos, as depicted in the Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry. ... The term Latter Day Saint most commonly refers to (but is not limited to) members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints which, its members believe, was founded under the direction of Jesus Christ by the prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. ... Community of Christ Temple in Independence, Missouri, USA. Dedicated 1994 RLDS redirects here. ... The headquarters building of the Church of Christ as seen from the original temple site designated by Joseph Smith, Jr. ...


During the Civil War, most of the county (except the portion known then as "Kaw Township" - today the heart of Kansas City) was burned to the ground as part of General Order No. 11 (1863). Combatants United States of America (Union) Confederate States of America (Confederacy) Commanders Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee Strength 2,200,000 1,064,000 Casualties 110,000 killed in action, 360,000 total dead, 275,200 wounded 93,000 killed in action, 258,000 total... General Order No. ...


Law and government

Jackson County was the second county to adopt a home-rule charter under the Missouri constitution. The Jackson County Charter was adopted by the voters in 1970 and was amended in 1985 and 1986. It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles accessible from a disambiguation page. ...


Executive power of the county is vested in the county executive, which is a full-time salaried position. The current county executive is Mike Sanders. The county executive is elected by the general population of the county for a four year term. Under the doctrine of the separation of powers, the executive is the branch of a government charged with implementing, or executing, the law. ... A County Executive is the title assigned to a person hired to run the day to day operations of a county. ...


Ordinances are passed by a county legislature. The legislature is made up of nine members, six elected from smaller districts within the county and three elected "at large" from larger districts by voters of the whole county. Member terms are 4 years, beginning on January 1 following the election.


Geography

Lake Jacomo
Lake Jacomo

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,596 km² (616 mi²). 1,567 km² (605 mi²) of it is land and 30 km² (12 mi²) of it (1.88%) is water. Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 450 × 600 pixel Image in higher resolution (1704 × 2272 pixel, file size: 825 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Jackson County, Missouri... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 450 × 600 pixel Image in higher resolution (1704 × 2272 pixel, file size: 825 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Jackson County, Missouri... 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. ...


The Missouri River comprises Jackson County's northern border. The county has historically been a major traveling point for American river travel. The Missouri River is a tributary of the Mississippi River in the United States. ...


Adjacent counties

Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. ... Ray County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Lafayette County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. ... Johnson County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Cass County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Johnson County (standard abbreviation: JO) is a county located in the state of Kansas. ... Wyandotte County (standard abbreviation: WY and commonly referred to as The Dotte by its residents) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. ...

Major highways

Downtown Kansas City, Missouri, at twilight
Downtown Kansas City, Missouri, at twilight

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Cities and towns

Blue Springs is a city in Jackson County, Missouri and is a suburb of Kansas City, Missouri. ... The village of Blue Summit, Missouri is logded between Kansas City, Missouri and Independence, Missouri in Jackson County, Missouri. ... Buckner is a city located in Jackson County, Missouri. ... Grain Valley is a city located in Jackson County, Missouri. ... Grandview is a city located in Jackson County, Missouri. ... Greenwood is a city located in Jackson County, Missouri. ... Nickname: City of Fountains or Heart of America Location in Jackson, Clay, Platte, and Cass Counties in the state of Missouri. ... Lake Lotawana is a city located in Jackson County, Missouri. ... Lake Tapawingo is a city located in Jackson County, Missouri. ... Lees Summit is a city in Jackson County and Cass County, Missouri. ... Levasy is a city located in Jackson County, Missouri. ... Lone Jack is a city in Jackson County, Missouri, United States. ... Oak Grove is a city located in Jackson and Lafayette County, Missouri. ... Raytown is a city located in Jackson County, Missouri. ... River Bend is a village located in Jackson County, Missouri. ... Sibley is a village located in Jackson County, Missouri. ... Sugar Creek is a city located in Jackson and Clay County, Missouri. ... Unity Village is a village located in Jackson County, Missouri. ...

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 654,880 people, 266,294 households, and 166,167 families residing in the county. The population density was 418/km² (1,083/mi²). There were 288,231 housing units at an average density of 184/km² (476/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 70.10% White, 23.27% Black or African American, 0.48% Native American, 1.28% Asian, 0.18% Pacific Islander, 2.43% from other races, and 2.25% from two or more races. 5.37% 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. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ...


There were 266,294 households out of which 29.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.40% were married couples living together, 14.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.60% were non-families. 31.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.90% 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 3.05. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 25.80% under the age of 18, 9.10% from 18 to 24, 31.10% from 25 to 44, 21.50% from 45 to 64, and 12.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 92.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.00 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $39,277, and the median income for a family was $48,435. Males had a median income of $35,798 versus $27,403 for females. The per capita income for the county was $20,788. About 9.00% of families and 11.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.40% of those under age 18 and 8.70% 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. ...


Notes

  1. ^ Historical Record, Jenson Vol. 7&8, p. 438; Life of Heber C. Kimball, Whitney, p. 219 (1888 ed.)

External links

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Government | Geography | Transportation | History | Education The Kansas City Metropolitan Area is a metropolitan area situated at the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri Rivers (Kaw Point) and straddling the state border between Missouri and Kansas. ... Image File history File links File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Nickname: City of Fountains or Heart of America Location in Jackson, Clay, Platte, and Cass Counties in the state of Missouri. ... The United States Census of year 2000, 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. ... Kansas City is the third largest city in the U.S. state of Kansas and the county seat of Wyandotte County; it is part of the Unified Government [1] which also includes the cities of Bonner Springs and Edwardsville. ... Olathe ( O-Lay-tha) is a city located in northeast Kansas, and is the second most populous city and county seat of Johnson County. ... Location within the state of Kansas Coordinates: County Johnson County Mayor Carl R. Gerlach Area    - City 147. ... The United States Census of year 2000, 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. ... Blue Springs is a city in Jackson County, Missouri and is a suburb of Kansas City, Missouri. ... Belton is a city in Cass County, Missouri, near Kansas City. ... Excelsior Springs is a city located in Clay and Ray County, Missouri. ... Gladstone is a city located in Clay County, Missouri, founded in 1952. ... Grandview is a city located in Jackson County, Missouri. ... Lansing is a city located in Leavenworth County, Kansas. ... Leawood is a city in Johnson County, Kansas and is a suburb of Kansas City, Kansas. ... Leavenworth redirects here. ... Lees Summit is a city in Jackson County and Cass County, Missouri. ... Lenexa is a city in Johnson County, Kansas and a suburb of Kansas City, Missouri. ... Liberty is a city in Clay County, Missouri. ... Merriam is a city located in Johnson County, Kansas. ... Ottawa is a city in Franklin County, Kansas, 58 miles (93 km) southwest of Kansas City, on the Marais des Cygnes River. ... Prairie Village is a city located in Johnson County, Kansas and is a suburb of Kansas City, Missouri. ... Raymore is a city located in Cass County, Missouri. ... Raytown is a city located in Jackson County, Missouri. ... Shawnee is a rapidly growing community located in northwest Johnson County, Kansas and is a western suburb of Kansas City, Missouri. ... Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. ... Cass County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Platte County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. ... Lafayette County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. ... Ray County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Clinton County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Bates County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Caldwell County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Johnson County (standard abbreviation: JO) is a county located in the state of Kansas. ... Wyandotte County (standard abbreviation: WY and commonly referred to as The Dotte by its residents) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. ... Leavenworth County (standard abbreviation: LV) is a county located in northeast Kansas, in the central United States. ... Miami County (standard abbreviation: MI) is a county located in the state of Kansas. ... Franklin County (standard abbreviation: FR) is a county located in the state of Kansas. ... Linn County (standard abbreviation: LN) is a county located in the state of Kansas. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Missouri. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the... This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Location Government Country  State   County United States  Missouri   Cole   Callaway Mayor John Landwehr Geographical characteristics Area  - City    - Land    - Water 73. ... Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, site of first U.S. capital. ... This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... This article is about the history of the U.S. state of Missouri. ...

Regions

Bootheel | Dissected Till Plains | Greater St. Louis | Greater Kansas City | Lead Belt | Lincoln Hills | Little Dixie | Loess Hills | Mississippi Alluvial Plain | Missouri Rhineland | Northern Plains | Osage Plains | Platte Purchase | St. Francois Mountains | Ozark Plateau This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... This article is about the southeastern corner of the U.S. state of Missouri; the term Bootheel is also used to refer to the southwestern part of Hidalgo County, New Mexico. ... The Dissected Till Plains are a land region of the United States, located in southern and western Iowa, northeastern Kansas, the southwestern corner of Minnesota, northern Missouri, eastern Nebraska, and southeastern South Dakota. ... Greater St. ... The Kansas City Metropolitan Area is a metropolitan area situated at the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri Rivers (Kaw Point) and straddling the state border between Missouri and Kansas. ... The Lead Belt is a lead mining district in the southeastern part of Missouri. ... The Lincoln Hills extends along the Mississippi River, starting about 40 miles northwest of St. ... Little Dixie, in Missouri, lies along the northern side of the Missouri River and is so named because of its settlement by Southerners dating from before and following the Missouri Compromise of 1820. ... Snow geese flying in front of the loess hills at Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge in the Missouri River bottoms near Mound City, Missouri The Loess Hills are a formation of wind-deposited loess soil in the westernmost part of Iowa and Missouri along the Missouri River. ... The Mississippi River Alluvial Plain, the largest ecoregion in Louisiana, covers some 12,350 square miles (31,990 square kilometres) of the state. ... The Missouri Rhineland is a geographical area of Missouri from west of Saint Louis and slightly east of Jefferson City located mostly in the Missouri river valley. ... Northern Plains is a region in the state of Missouri. ... The Blackland Prairies and Cross Timbers are located to the west and south of the Flint Hills. ... The Platte Purchase, a historic region of the United States was the territory included the land between the Missouri River and the original state line. ... This shaded-relief map shows the location and extent of the St. ... The Saint Francois Mountains, viewed here from Knob Lick Mountain, are the geologic heart of the Ozarks. ...

Metropolitan
areas

Columbia | Jefferson City | Joplin | Kansas City | Springfield | St. Joseph | St. Louis Metropolitan area in Western Tokyo as seen from Tokyo Tower A metropolitan area is a large population center consisting of a large city and its adjacent zone of influence, or of several neighboring cities or towns and adjoining areas, with one or more large cities serving as its hub or... Location Government Country  State   County United States  Missouri   Cole   Callaway Mayor John Landwehr Geographical characteristics Area  - City    - Land    - Water 73. ... Joplin is a city located in parts of southern Jasper County and northern Newton County in the southwestern corner of Missouri. ... Nickname: City of Fountains or Heart of America Location in Jackson, Clay, Platte, and Cass Counties in the state of Missouri. ... Springfield is the third largest city in Missouri. ... Saint Joseph (also known as St. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

Largest cities

Kansas City | St. Louis | Springfield | Independence | Columbia | Lee's Summit | St. Joseph | O'Fallon | St. Charles | St. Peters | Florissant | Blue Springs | Chesterfield | Joplin | University City | Jefferson City | Cape Girardeau | Wildwood | Ballwin | Raytown | Liberty | Kirkwood | Gladstone | Hazelwood | Maryland Heights List of cities in Missouri, arranged in alphabetical order. ... Nickname: City of Fountains or Heart of America Location in Jackson, Clay, Platte, and Cass Counties in the state of Missouri. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Springfield is the third largest city in Missouri. ... Lees Summit is a city in Jackson County and Cass County, Missouri. ... Downtown St. ... Motto: Tradition With Vision Coordinates: Country United States State Missouri County St. ... St. ... St. ... Florissant is a city in St. ... Blue Springs is a city in Jackson County, Missouri and is a suburb of Kansas City, Missouri. ... Chesterfield is a city located in St. ... Joplin is a city located in parts of southern Jasper County and northern Newton County in the southwestern corner of Missouri. ... University City is a city located in St. ... Location Government Country  State   County United States  Missouri   Cole   Callaway Mayor John Landwehr Geographical characteristics Area  - City    - Land    - Water 73. ... Cape Girardeau (pronounced ) (French: Cap-Girardeau, pronounced ) is a city located in the county of the same name in Missouri, 115 miles south of Saint Louis. ... Wildwood is a city located in St. ... Ballwin is a city located in St. ... Raytown is a city located in Jackson County, Missouri. ... Liberty is a city in Clay County, Missouri. ... Kirkwood is a city in St. ... Gladstone is a city located in Clay County, Missouri, founded in 1952. ... Hazelwood is a city located in St. ... Maryland Heights is a city in St. ...

Counties

Adair | Andrew | Atchison | Audrain | Barry | Barton | Bates | Benton | Bollinger | Boone | Buchanan | Butler | Caldwell | Callaway | Camden | Cape Girardeau | Carroll | Carter | Cass | Cedar | Chariton | Christian | Clark | Clay | Clinton | Cole | Cooper | Crawford | Dade | Dallas | Daviess | DeKalb | Dent | Douglas | Dunklin | Franklin | Gasconade | Gentry | Greene | Grundy | Harrison | Henry | Hickory | Holt | Howard | Howell | Iron | Jackson | Jasper | Jefferson | Johnson | Knox | Laclede | Lafayette | Lawrence | Lewis | Lincoln | Linn | Livingston | Macon | Madison | Maries | Marion | McDonald | Mercer | Miller | Mississippi | Moniteau | Monroe | Montgomery | Morgan | New Madrid | Newton | Nodaway | Oregon | Osage | Ozark | Pemiscot | Perry | Pettis | Phelps | Pike | Platte | Polk | Pulaski | Putnam | Ralls | Randolph | Ray | Reynolds | Ripley | St. Charles | St. Clair | St. Francois | St. Louis (City) | St. Louis County | Ste. Genevieve | Saline | Schuyler | Scotland | Scott | Shannon | Shelby | Stoddard | Stone | Sullivan | Taney | Texas | Vernon | Warren | Washington | Wayne | Webster | Worth | Wright Missouri has 114 counties and one independent city. ... Adair County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Andrew County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Atchison County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. ... Audrain County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Barry County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Barton County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Bates County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Benton County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Bollinger County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. ... Boone County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. ... Buchanan County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Butler County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Caldwell County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Callaway County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. ... Camden County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Cape Girardeau County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. ... Carroll County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Carter County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Cass County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Cedar County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Chariton County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Christian County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Clark County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. ... Clinton County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Cole County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... 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Jackson County, Missouri - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (416 words)
Jackson County is a county located in the state of Missouri.
Jackson County was organized on December 15, 1826 and named for Andrew Jackson, U.S. Senator (and later President) from Tennessee.
In the county the population is spread out with 25.80% under the age of 18, 9.10% from 18 to 24, 31.10% from 25 to 44, 21.50% from 45 to 64, and 12.50% who are 65 years of age or older.
Encyclopedia: Kansas City, Missouri (7840 words)
Situated at the junction of the Missouri and Kansas rivers, it lies along the boundary between Missouri and Kansas, and is directly opposite Kansas City, Kansas.
Harry S. Truman, former U.S. president, was county judge of Jackson County under the Pendergast regime, and was initially regarded in his early career as a corrupt politician because of this.
Phelps County is a county located in the state of Missouri, and according to the U.S. Census Bureau it includes the mean center of U.S. population in 2000.
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