Dunklin County


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Dunklin County, Missouri

Courthouse Sq PO Box 188
Kennett, MO 63857
Phone: (573) 888-1374
Fax: (573) 888-2832

On the southern border of MO, southwest of Cape Girardeau; organized Feb 14, 1845 from Stoddard County. Name Origin: For Daniel Dunklin (1790-1844), governor of MO (1833-36) and surveyor-general of MO, IL, and AR

Area (sq mi):: 547.11 (land 545.62; water 1.49) Population per square mile: 59.60
Population 2005: 32,545 State rank: 35 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.80%; 1990-2000 0.10% Population 2000: 33,155 (White 87.40%; Black or African American 8.70%; Hispanic or Latino 2.50%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.40%). Foreign born: 1.50%. Median age: 37.80
Income 2000: per capita $13,561; median household $24,878; Population below poverty level: 24.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,444-$22,451
Unemployment (2004): 7.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 20.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 28.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Kennett County seat (11,005)

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    A record from Stoddard County was near the Dunklin County line, and records from Butler County also have been received.
    Through a treatment program mandated through the Dunklin County Drug Court, administered by the Honorable Phillip Britt, Josh has fully recovered and now works as a junior drug counselor at an area treatment facility.
    The campaign was popularized by the Daily Dunklin County Democrat which made it a point of citing which judges were appointed by Democrats and by Republicans.
    A rice study was conducted on a field at the Missouri Rice Research Farm (36[degrees]N, 90[degrees]W) in Dunklin County, Missouri in 1998 and 1999.
    Take a spin on Missouri's first Scenic Byway, which traces historic Crawley's Ridge along Missouri Highway 25 in Dunklin County.
    The research was conducted at the Missouri Rice Research Farm in Dunklin County, Missouri.