Gentry County

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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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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.