Atchison County


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Atchison County, Kansas

423 N 5th St
Atchison, KS 66002
Phone: (913) 367-1653
Fax: (913) 367-0227
www.atchisoncountyks.org

On the northeastern border of KS, northwest of Kansas City; original county; organized Aug 25, 1855 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the town of Atchison, which was named for David Rice Atchison (1807-86), MO statesman and U.S. senator (1843-55)

Area (sq mi):: 435.04 (land 432.34; water 2.70) Population per square mile: 38.90
Population 2005: 16,804 State rank: 32 Population change: 2000-20005 0.20%; 1990-2000 -0.90% Population 2000: 16,774 (White 90.40%; Black or African American 5.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.80%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 36.20
Income 2000: per capita $15,207; median household $34,355; Population below poverty level: 13.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,466-$21,468
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 19.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 22.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Atchison County seat (10,185)

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    Atchison County, Missouri

    PO Box 280
    Rock Port, MO 64482
    Phone: (660) 744-2707
    Fax: (660) 744-5705

    At the northwestern tip of MO, northwest of Saint Joseph; established Feb 3, 1843 from Holt County. Name Origin: For David Rice Atchison (1807-86), MO statesman and U.S. senator (1843-55)

    Area (sq mi):: 547.36 (land 544.72; water 2.64) Population per square mile: 11.50
    Population 2005: 6,246 State rank: 107 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.90%; 1990-2000 -13.80% Population 2000: 6,430 (White 96.60%; Black or African American 2.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.80%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 41.70
    Income 2000: per capita $16,956; median household $30,959; Population below poverty level: 11.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,196-$25,585
    Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 18.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    In another project, 4-H Club members in Atchison County, Kansas, will create a historic map that includes many of the area's well-known sites, such as the birthplace of aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart, trails followed by the Lewis and Clark Expedition and the Pony Express, and the Topeka railway route.
    It's the Atchison County Law Enforcement Center, more commonly known as the jail.
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    The community of Atchison County came together today to celebrate the state's newest and largest commercial-scale wind farm, the Farmers City Wind Power Project.
    The dedication event featured Atchison County Commissioner Marlin Logan, Atchison County Development Corporation Director Eileen Irvine, project landowners, local youth from the Tarkio Boys Club, 4-H and Boy Scouts, as well as guests from throughout the community.
    Seaberg also is chairman of the Atchison Area Economic Development Council and the Santa Fe Depot Board of Trustees, ex-officio chair of the Lewis and Clark Trail for a two-county area, a member of the Board of Directors of the Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum and the Board of Directors of the Atchison County Historical Society, a past member of the Young Presidents' Organization and past president and chairman of the Board for the Kansas City Presidents' Organization.
    The NITRO Task Force Board consists of these agencies: Maryville Department of Public Safety, Atchison County Sheriff's Office, Daviess County Sheriff's Office, Grundy County Sheriff's Office, Harrison County Sheriff's Office, Bethany Police Department, Missouri State Highway Patrol, Trenton Police Department and Worth County Sheriff's Office.
    Cray Historical Home Museum in Atchison, and a member of the boards of the Atchison County Historical Society Museum and the Atchison Heritage Conference Center.
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