Harney County

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Harney County, Oregon

450 N Buena Vista Ave
Burns, OR 97720
Phone: (541) 573-6641
Fax: (541) 573-8370
www.co.harney.or.us

In southeastern OR; organized Feb 25, 1889 from Grant County. Name Origin: For Gen. William Selby Harney (1800-89), officer in the Black Hawk War, Seminole War, and Mexican-American War; commander of department of OR who was instrumental in opening eastern OR for settlement

Area (sq mi):: 10226.49 (land 10134.33; water 92.16) Population per square mile: 0.70
Population 2005: 6,898 State rank: 33 Population change: 2000-20005 -9.30%; 1990-2000 7.80% Population 2000: 7,609 (White 89.70%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 4.20%; Asian 0.50%; Other 7.50%). Foreign born: 2.10%. Median age: 39.80
Income 2000: per capita $16,159; median household $30,957; Population below poverty level: 11.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,140-$22,823
Unemployment (2004): 9.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -4.20% Median travel time to work: 14.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 2.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston-based Clear Ballot announced today the signing of a contract with Harney County, Oregon to provide the county with ClearVote, Clear Ballot's next generation voting system solution.
OTC Bulletin Board: AANP) announced that it has completed the mining, crushing and hauling into its Burns/Hines, Oregon milling facility of the initial 10,000 tons of zeolite minerals to be produced from its claims in Harney County, Oregon.