Barton County

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Barton County, Kansas

1400 Main St Suite 202
Great Bend, KS 67530
Phone: (620) 793-1835
Fax: (620) 793-1990

In central KS, southwest of Salina; organized Feb 26, 1867 from Ellsworth County. Name Origin: For Clara Barton (1821-1912), Civil War nurse and first president (1881) of the American Red Cross. The only KS county named for a woman

Area (sq mi):: 900.46 (land 894.00; water 6.46) Population per square mile: 31.40
Population 2005: 28,105 State rank: 20 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.40%; 1990-2000 -4.00% Population 2000: 28,205 (White 89.00%; Black or African American 1.10%; Hispanic or Latino 8.30%; Asian 0.20%; Other 5.60%). Foreign born: 4.40%. Median age: 38.60
Income 2000: per capita $16,695; median household $32,176; Population below poverty level: 12.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,217-$26,724
Unemployment (2004): 4.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 16.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Great Bend County seat (14,851)

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    Barton County, Missouri

    1004 Gulf St
    Lamar, MO 64759
    Phone: (417) 682-3529
    Fax: (417) 682-4100

    On the southwestern border of MO, north of Joplin; organized Dec 12, 1855 from Jasper County. Name Origin: For David Barton (1788-1837), MO jurist, legislator, and U.S. senator (1821-31)

    Area (sq mi):: 596.72 (land 594.25; water 2.47) Population per square mile: 22.00
    Population 2005: 13,057 State rank: 79 Population change: 2000-20005 4.10%; 1990-2000 10.90% Population 2000: 12,541 (White 96.30%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.40%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 37.30
    Income 2000: per capita $13,987; median household $29,275; Population below poverty level: 13.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,869-$21,703
    Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 19.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 23.70%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    A fire that destroyed Camp Aldrich in Barton County required Camp Hope to relocate to the Barton Community College campus in Great Bend, The Hutchinson News reported (http://bit.
    Jeffrey Wade Chapman, accused of shooting dead Damon Galyardt, 25, in Barton County, Kansas, has asked for a tattoo artist to remove it before he appears in court.
    Barton County offices started using an integrated bookkeeping software a year ago.
    A Barton County judge granted a motion by the Department of Insurance to release Barton County Mutual Insurance Company from department control after shoring up its financial condition.
    Earlier this week, one victim of the tornado, Barton County Mutual Insurance Co.
    He also served on the Board of the Barton County Farm Bureau and treasurer of the Barton County F.
    4 Brian Batman arrowed this Barton County, Kansas, buck at 15 yards while hunting from the ground.
    At least one $500 scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student at Kansas State University, Manhattan Christian College, Manhattan Area Technical College, Barton County Community College-Ft.
    Brauman is serving a 1-year sentence after being found guilty of five counts related to paying athletes for work not performed when he was the track coach at Barton County (Kan.
    Brauman was flung into prison for a year and a day after fiddling the books at Barton County Community College.
    Barton County Ethanol Producers, LLC of Missouri, is receiving $299,900 for working capital to run an ethanol facility in southwest Missouri.
    The top UO sprint recruits are Lane's Philip Alexander of McNary High School in Salem and Marcus Dillon, a native of New Orleans and a transfer from Barton County Community College in Kansas.