Gentry County

Gentry County, Missouri

200 W Clay St
Albany, MO 64402
Phone: (660) 726-3618
Fax: (660) 726-4102

In northwestern MO, northeast of Saint Joseph; established Feb 12, 1841 from Clinton County. Name Origin: For Richard Gentry (1788-1837), officer in the Black Hawk War who died fighting the Seminoles in Florida

Area (sq mi):: 491.81 (land 491.52; water 0.29) Population per square mile: 13.30
Population 2005: 6,555 State rank: 106 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.50%; 1990-2000 0.20% Population 2000: 6,861 (White 98.00%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 40.20
Income 2000: per capita $15,879; median household $28,750; Population below poverty level: 12.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,145-$23,234
Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 24.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 33.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Established in 1892 as the Farmers Mutual Tornado, Cyclone and Windstorm Association of the Third Congressional District at Darling in Gentry County, Missouri, the company was moved to Cameron, Missouri in 1902.
In 2007, a Jackson County jury returned a defense verdict in a case alleging nuisance with respect to PSF's Homan Farm in Gentry County.
After hearing nearly 5 weeks of evidence centering on defendants' land application of massive quantities of liquid hog manure, maintenance of multiple-acre wastewater lagoons, and other odor-producing activities at the Homan farm in Gentry County, MO, the 12-person jury agreed.
Participating Schools by County: (all are high schools except those noted as middle schools) Northwest Region Buchanan County Lafayette Gentry County King City Holt County Craig Mound City South Holt Mercer County Mercer Kansas City/West Region Cass County Harrisonville Jackson County Center Central Fort Osage St.