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Encyclopedia > Washington County, Missouri
Washington County, Missouri
Map
Map of Missouri highlighting Washington County
Location in the state of Missouri
Map of the USA highlighting Missouri
Missouri's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1813
Seat Potosi
Largest City Sullivan
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

762 sq mi (1,975 km²)
760 sq mi (1,967 km²)
3 sq mi (7 km²), 0.38%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

24,032
31/sq mi (12/km²)
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Named for: Former PresidentGeorge Washington

Washington County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. It is part of the St. Louis Metro Area. As of 2000, the population was 24,032. Its county seat is Potosi6. The county was organized in 1813 and named for George Washington. 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 ... Year 1813 (MDCCCXIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar). ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Potosi is a city located in Washington County, Missouri. ... Sullivan is a city located in Crawford and Franklin 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. ... For the pop band, see Presidents of the United States of America. ... George Washington (February 22, 1732 – December 14, 1799)[1] led Americas Continental Army to victory over Britain in the American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), and in 1789 was elected the first President of the United States of America. ... 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. ... The St. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Potosi is a city located in Washington 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. ... Year 1813 (MDCCCXIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar). ... George Washington (February 22, 1732 – December 14, 1799)[1] led Americas Continental Army to victory over Britain in the American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), and in 1789 was elected the first President of the United States of America. ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,975 km² (762 mi²), which equates to a total acerage of 487,680. 1,967 km² (760 mi²) of it is land and 7 km² (3 mi²) of it (0.38%) 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

Franklin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. ... Jefferson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri, and included the mean center of U.S. population in 1980. ... St. ... Iron County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. ... Crawford County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri, and determined by the U.S. Census Bureau to include the mean center of U.S. population in 1990. ...

Major highways

Route 8 is a highway in eastern Missouri. ... Route 21 is a highway in eastern Missouri. ... Route 47 is a highway in eastern Missouri. ... Route 185 is a highway in eastern Missouri. ...

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 23,344 people, 8,406 households, and 6,237 families residing in the county. The population density was 12/km² (31/mi²). There were 9,894 housing units at an average density of 5/km² (13/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 95.47% White, 2.48% Black or African American, 0.66% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.15% from other races, and 1.08% from two or more races. 0.73% 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 8,406 households out of which 36.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.60% were married couples living together, 10.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.80% were non-families. 22.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.05. This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 26.60% under the age of 18, 9.80% from 18 to 24, 29.20% from 25 to 44, 22.70% from 45 to 64, and 11.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 106.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.40 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $32,112, and the median income for a family was $31,634. Males had a median income of $27,871 versus $18,206 for females. The per capita income for the county was $12,934. About 17.10% of families and 20.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.40% of those under age 18 and 12.90% 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. ...


List Of Schools

Potosi R-III School District Potosi,Missouri , Kingston K-14 School District Cadet,Missouri , Valley R-VI School District Belgrade,Missouri , Richwoods School District Richwoods,Missouri ,


Cities and towns

Belgrade is an unincorporated City in southern Washington County. ... Berryman, Missouri is an unincorporated community on the Washington/Crawford County county line on Missouri State Highway 8. ... Cadet is an unincorporated community in eastern Washington County, Missouri. ... Caledonia is a village located in Washington County, Missouri. ... Courtois is an unincorporated community in southwestern Washington County, Missouri. ... Irondale is a city located in Washington County, Missouri. ... Mineral Point is a town located in Washington County, Missouri. ... Potosi is a city located in Washington County, Missouri. ... Richwoods is an unincorporated community in northern Washington County, Missouri. ... Sullivan is a city located in Crawford and Franklin County, Missouri. ... Tiff is an unincorporated community in eastern Washington County, Missouri, in the United States. ...

Parks and Recreational Areas

City Parks Recrational Parks:City Of Potosi Park-Potosi, Caledonia Village Park-Caledonia Council Bluff National Park-Belgrade, Washington State Park-De Soto.

Coordinates: 37°58′N 90°53′W / 37.97, -90.88 Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Washington County, Missouri - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (375 words)
Washington County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri.
In the county the population was spread out with 26.60% under the age of 18, 9.80% from 18 to 24, 29.20% from 25 to 44, 22.70% from 45 to 64, and 11.70% who were 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county was $27,112, and the median income for a family was $31,634.
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