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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 ?
    Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) would run from Harrison County, WV southeast through Virginia with a lateral extension to Chesapeake, VA and then south through eastern North Carolina to Robeson County.
    energy companies--Dominion, Duke Energy, Piedmont Natural Gas and AGL Resources plan to build and own the pipeline, which would run from Harrison County, WV southeast through Virginia with an extension to Chesapeake, VA, and then south through eastern North Carolina to Robeson County.