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Harrison County, Missouri

PO Box 525
Bethany, MO 64424
Phone: (660) 425-6424
Fax: (660) 425-3772

On the central northern border of MO, northeast of Saint Joseph; organized Feb 14, 1845 from Daviess and Ray counties. Name Origin: For Albert Galliton Harrison (1800-39), U.S. representative from MO (1835-39)

Area (sq mi):: 726.45 (land 725.13; water 1.32) Population per square mile: 12.20
Population 2005: 8,876 State rank: 97 Population change: 2000-20005 0.30%; 1990-2000 4.50% Population 2000: 8,850 (White 97.80%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 41.70
Income 2000: per capita $14,192; median household $28,707; Population below poverty level: 13.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,582-$19,782
Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 22.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 24.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Harrison County, Ohio

100 W Market St
Cadiz, OH 43907
Phone: (740) 942-8861
Fax: (740) 942-8860
www.harrisoncountyohio.org

In east-central OH, southeast of Canton; organized Feb 1, 1813 from Jefferson and Tuscarawas counties. Name Origin: For William Henry Harrison (1773-1841), ninth U.S. president

Area (sq mi):: 410.79 (land 403.53; water 7.26) Population per square mile: 39.50
Population 2005: 15,920 State rank: 84 Population change: 2000-20005 0.40%; 1990-2000 -1.40% Population 2000: 15,856 (White 96.30%; Black or African American 2.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 41.10
Income 2000: per capita $16,479; median household $30,318; Population below poverty level: 13.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,210-$22,218
Unemployment (2004): 7.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.30% Median travel time to work: 28.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 52.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Harrison County, West Virginia

301 W Main St County Courthouse
Clarksburg, WV 26301
Phone: (304) 624-8611
Fax: (304) 624-8575
www.harrisoncountywv.com

In northern WV, southwest of Fairmont; organized May 3, 1784 from Monongalia, Randolph, and Ohio counties. Name Origin: For Benjamin Harrison (1726-91), a signer of the Declaration of Independence, governor of VA (1782-84), and father of President William Harrison (1773-1841)

Area (sq mi):: 416.60 (land 416.04; water 0.56) Population per square mile: 164.30
Population 2005: 68,369 State rank: 7 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.40%; 1990-2000 -1.00% Population 2000: 68,652 (White 95.80%; Black or African American 1.60%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.60%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 39.20
Income 2000: per capita $16,810; median household $30,562; Population below poverty level: 17.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,034-$27,320
Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 22.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 16.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Clarksburg County seat (16,522)

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    Harrison County, Indiana

    300 N Capitol Ave
    Corydon, IN 47112
    Phone: (812) 738-8241
    Fax: (812) 738-0531
    www.harrisonchamber.org

    On the southern border of IN; organized Oct 11, 1808 (prior to statehood) from Northwest Territory. Name Origin: For William Henry Harrison (1773-1841), first territorial governor of IN (1800-11) and ninth U.S. president

    Area (sq mi):: 486.88 (land 485.22; water 1.66) Population per square mile: 75.90
    Population 2005: 36,827 State rank: 43 Population change: 2000-20005 7.30%; 1990-2000 14.80% Population 2000: 34,325 (White 97.60%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 36.60
    Income 2000: per capita $19,643; median household $43,423; Population below poverty level: 6.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,442-$26,455
    Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.00% Median travel time to work: 30.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 56.70%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Harrison County, Kentucky

    313 Oddville Ave
    Cynthiana, KY 41031
    Phone: (859) 234-7130
    Fax: (859) 234-8049

    In north-central KY, south of Covington; established Dec 21, 1793 from Bourbon and Scott counties. Name Origin: For Col. Benjamin Harrison, a Bourbon County representative in the KY legislature when the county was formed in 1793

    Area (sq mi):: 309.88 (land 309.68; water 0.20) Population per square mile: 59.80
    Population 2005: 18,527 State rank: 60 Population change: 2000-20005 3.00%; 1990-2000 10.70% Population 2000: 17,983 (White 95.20%; Black or African American 2.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 37.10
    Income 2000: per capita $17,478; median household $36,210; Population below poverty level: 12.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,007-$23,156
    Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.80% Median travel time to work: 26.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.40%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Harrison County, Mississippi

    PO Drawer CC
    Gulfport, MS 39502
    Phone: (228) 865-4036
    Fax: (228) 868-1480
    www.co.harrison.ms.us

    On the southern border of MS, west of Pascagoula; organized Feb 5, 1841 from Hancock and Jackson counties. Name Origin: For William Henry Harrison (1773-1841), ninth U.S. president

    Area (sq mi):: 976.15 (land 580.98; water 395.17) Population per square mile: 333.60
    Population 2005: 193,810 State rank: 2 Population change: 2000-20005 2.20%; 1990-2000 14.70% Population 2000: 189,601 (White 71.80%; Black or African American 21.10%; Hispanic or Latino 2.60%; Asian 2.60%; Other 3.20%). Foreign born: 3.60%. Median age: 33.90
    Income 2000: per capita $18,024; median household $35,624; Population below poverty level: 14.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,418-$26,673
    Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 21.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.00%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Gulfport County seat (71,851)
  • Biloxi (50,115)
  • Long Beach (17,258)

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    Harrison County, Iowa

    111 N 2nd Ave
    Logan, IA 51546
    Phone: (712) 644-2665
    Fax: (712) 644-2615
    www.harrisoncountyia.org

    On central western border of IA, north of Council Bluffs; established Jan 15, 1851 from Pottawattamie County. Name Origin: For William Henry Harrison (1773-1841), ninth U.S. president

    Area (sq mi):: 700.93 (land 696.72; water 4.20) Population per square mile: 22.80
    Population 2005: 15,884 State rank: 52 Population change: 2000-20005 1.40%; 1990-2000 6.40% Population 2000: 15,666 (White 98.20%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 38.90
    Income 2000: per capita $17,662; median household $38,141; Population below poverty level: 7.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,479-$25,043
    Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 27.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 45.40%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Harrison County, Texas

    PO Box 1365
    Marshall, TX 75671
    Phone: (903) 935-8403
    www.co.harrison.tx.us

    On the northeastern border of TX, west of Shreveport, LA; organized Jan 28, 1839 (prior to statehood) from Shelby County. Name Origin: For Jonas Harrison (1777-1837), a pioneer lawyer from Shelby County

    Area (sq mi):: 915.09 (land 898.71; water 16.38) Population per square mile: 70.60
    Population 2005: 63,459 State rank: 50 Population change: 2000-20005 2.20%; 1990-2000 8.00% Population 2000: 62,110 (White 69.30%; Black or African American 24.00%; Hispanic or Latino 5.30%; Asian 0.30%; Other 4.30%). Foreign born: 3.30%. Median age: 36.10
    Income 2000: per capita $16,702; median household $33,520; Population below poverty level: 16.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,560-$24,053
    Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 23.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 39.90%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Marshall County seat (23,671)

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    References in periodicals archive ?
    The Beaver Cave beetle (Pseudanophthalmus major) is endemic to the Beaver Cave system in Harrison County, Kentucky.