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Encyclopedia > Montgomery County, Missouri

Montgomery County is a county located in the state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population is 12,136. It was named in honor of Richard Montgomery, an American Revolutionary War general killed in 1775 while attempting to capture Quebec, Canada. Its county seat is Montgomery City6. Originally, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count (in Great Britain, an earl, though the original earldoms covered larger areas) by reason of that office. ... A U.S. state is any one of the 50 states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, together with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... Missouri, named after the Missouri Siouan Indian tribe meaning canoe, is a Midwestern state of the United States with Jefferson City as its capital. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Richard Montgomery (December 2, 1738-December 31, 1775) was an Irish-American soldier. ... The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), also known as the American War of Independence, was a war fought primarily between Great Britain and revolutionaries within the thirteen North American colonies. ... 1775 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Motto: Don de Dieu feray valoir (Gift of God shall make prosper) Area: 547. ... A county seat is a town which is the capital of a county. ... Montgomery City is a city located in Montgomery County, Missouri. ... Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...

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Image File history File links Public domain map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin, modified to show counties. ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,399 km² (540 mi²). 1,392 km² (537 mi²) of it is land and 7 km² (3 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.53% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... This article is about the unit of measure. ...


Adjacent counties

Audrain County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Pike County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Lincoln County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Warren County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Gasconade County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Callaway County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ...

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 12,136 people, 4,775 households, and 3,337 families residing in the county. The population density is 9/km² (23/mi²). There are 5,726 housing units at an average density of 4/km² (11/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 95.97% White, 2.04% Black or African American, 0.24% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.21% from other races, and 1.28% from two or more races. 0.77% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 4,775 households out of which 31.30% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.90% are married couples living together, 8.60% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.10% are non-families. 26.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.20% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.47 and the average family size is 2.97. Marriage is a relationship and bond, most commonly between a man and a woman, that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the county the population is spread out with 25.40% under the age of 18, 7.40% from 18 to 24, 26.10% from 25 to 44, 23.90% from 45 to 64, and 17.20% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 98.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.70 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $32,772, and the median income for a family is $38,632. Males have a median income of $27,933 versus $19,809 for females. The per capita income for the county is $15,092. 11.80% of the population and 8.40% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 15.60% of those under the age of 18 and 10.60% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the number of people. ... 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



Bellflower is a city located in Montgomery County, Missouri. ... High Hill is a city located in Montgomery County, Missouri. ... Jonesburg is a city located in Montgomery County, Missouri. ... McKittrick is a town located in Montgomery County, Missouri. ... Middletown is a town located in Montgomery County, Missouri. ... Montgomery City is a city located in Montgomery County, Missouri. ... New Florence is a city located in Montgomery County, Missouri. ... Rhineland is a town located in Montgomery County, Missouri. ... For other places with this name, see Wellsville. ...

Regions of Missouri Flag of Missouri
Bootheel | Little Dixie | St. Francois Mountains | Ozarks | Northern Plains | St. Louis metropolitan area | Kansas City metropolitan area
Largest cities
Ballwin | Blue Springs | Cape Girardeau | Chesterfield | Columbia | Florissant | Gladstone | Hazelwood | Independence | Jefferson City | Joplin | Kansas City | Kirkwood | Lee's Summit | Liberty | Maryland Heights | Raytown | St. Charles | St. Joseph | St. Louis | St. Peters | Springfield | University City | Wildwood
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, named after the Missouri Siouan Indian tribe meaning canoe, is a Midwestern state of the United States with Jefferson City as its capital. ... State flag of Missouri. ... 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. ... Little Dixie, in Missouri, lies along the Missouri River and is so named because of its settlement by Southerners dating from before and following the Missouri Compromise of 1850. ... This shaded-relief map shows the location and extent of the St. ... Ozark redirects here. ... Northern Plains is a region in the state of Missouri. ... The St. ... The Kansas City Metropolitan Area is the metropolitan area located on the border of Missouri and Kansas. ... Ballwin is a city located in St. ... Blue Springs is a city located in Jackson County, Missouri. ... Cape Girardeau is a city located in the county of the same name in Missouri, 100 miles south of Saint Louis. ... Chesterfield is a city located in St. ... Florissant is a city located in St. ... Gladstone is a city located in Clay County, Missouri. ... Hazelwood is a city located in St. ... The capitol building on a sunny day. ... Joplin is a city located in parts of southern Jasper County and northern Newton County in the southwestern corner of Missouri. ... Kansas City is a city covering parts of Jackson, Clay, and Platte counties in Missouri. ... Kirkwood is a city located in St. ... Lees Summit, also spelled Lees Summit, is a city located in Jackson and Cass County, Missouri. ... Liberty is a city located in Clay County, Missouri. ... Maryland Heights is a city located in St. ... Raytown is a city located in Jackson County, Missouri. ... St. ... Saint Joseph (also known as St. ... The Gateway Arch, shown here behind the Old Courthouse, is the most recognizable part of the St. ... St. ... Springfield is the third largest city in Missouri. ... University City is a city located in St. ... Wildwood is a city located in St. ... 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 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 state of Missouri. ... Boone County is a county located in the 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 state of Missouri. ... Camden County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Cape Girardeau County is a county located in the 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. ... Cooper County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Crawford County is a county located in the state of Missouri, and determined by the U.S. Census Bureau to include the mean center of U.S. population in 1990. ... Dade County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Dallas 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. ... Dent County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Douglas County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Dunklin County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Franklin County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Gasconade County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Gentry County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Greene County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Grundy County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Harrison County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Henry County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Hickory County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Holt County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Howard County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Howell County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Iron County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Jackson County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Jasper County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Jefferson County is a county located in the state of Missouri, and included the mean center of U.S. population in 1980. ... Johnson County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Knox County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Laclede County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Lafayette County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Lawrence County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Lewis County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Lincoln County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Linn County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Livingston County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Macon County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Madison County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Maries County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Marion County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... McDonald County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Mercer County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Miller County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Mississippi County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Moniteau County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Monroe County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Morgan County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... New Madrid County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Newton County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Nodaway County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Oregon County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Osage County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Pemiscot County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Perry County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Pettis County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Phelps County is a county located in the state of Missouri, and determined by the U.S. Census Bureau to include the mean center of U.S. population in 2000. ... Pike County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Platte County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Polk County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Pulaski County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Putnam County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Ralls County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Randolph County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Ray County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Reynolds County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Ripley County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... St. ... St. ... St. ... The Gateway Arch, shown here behind the Old Courthouse, is the most recognizable part of the St. ... Map of Missouri highlighting St. ... Ste. ... Saline County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Schuyler County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Scotland County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Scott County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Shannon County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Shelby County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Stoddard County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Stone County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Sullivan County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Taney County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Texas County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Vernon County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Warren County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Washington County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Wayne County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Webster County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Worth County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Wright County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ...


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Montgomery County, Texas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (422 words)
Montgomery County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas within the Houston–Sugar Land–Baytown Metropolitan Area.
The county was named for its largest community, the town of Montgomery, Texas, which in turn was named for Andrew Montgomery, a settler who founded the town.
In the county, the population is spread out with 29.50% under the age of 18, 8.00% from 18 to 24, 30.60% from 25 to 44, 23.10% from 45 to 64, and 8.70% who are 65 years of age or older.
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