Chariton County

Chariton County, Missouri

306 S Cherry St
Keytesville, MO 65261
Phone: (660) 288-3273
Fax: (660) 288-3403

In north-central MO, northwest of Columbia; organized Nov 16, 1820 (prior to statehood) from Howard County. Name Origin: For a French fur trader, probably Jean Chariton, who was also called Joseph or John Chorette. During the 1700s he established a trading post on the north bank of the Missouri River in what is now IA

Area (sq mi):: 768.25 (land 755.87; water 12.38) Population per square mile: 10.70
Population 2005: 8,124 State rank: 99 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.70%; 1990-2000 -8.30% Population 2000: 8,438 (White 95.60%; Black or African American 3.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.70%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 42.50
Income 2000: per capita $15,515; median household $32,285; Population below poverty level: 11.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,262-$24,087
Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.90% Median travel time to work: 23.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 41.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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TABLE 1--Total captures for Museum Special kill traps and Sherman live traps for each species of small mammal captured within each of five habitats sampled at Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge near Sumner, Chariton County, Missouri.
From there, it moved southwestward into Chariton County, where it reportedly was seen near the Chariton River in early February (Alex 1987).
1") and Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Chariton County (N 39[degrees] 34' 30.
Note: All Oak-Hickory forest captures occurred in Chariton County at Swan Lake Wildlife Refuge.
ZOLLMedical Corporation, a manufacturer of medical devices and related software solutions, announced today that Chariton County Ambulance District in Salisbury, Missouri, successfully revived two people from sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) the same day, using the ZOLL AutoPulse([R]) Non-invasive Cardiac Support Pump.
According to William Pearman, Superintendent of the Chariton County Ambulance District, the two emergency codes came a few hours apart on the morning of March 12.
Chariton County Community Foundation is being awarded$5,000for installation of eight rain gardens in the downtown Brunswick courtyard project to prevent run-off into the Grand River.
Chariton County Community Foundation, Brunswick, $5000 for installation of eight rain gardens in the downtown Brunswick courtyard project to prevent run-off into the Grand River.