Maries County

Maries County, Missouri

211 4th St
Vienna, MO 65582
Phone: (573) 422-3388
Fax: (573) 422-3269

In east-central MO, southwest of Saint Louis; established Mar 2, 1855 from Osage and Pulaski counties. Name Origin: For the Maries River, which runs through it; a corruption of French marais 'swamp.'

Area (sq mi):: 529.97 (land 527.73; water 2.25) Population per square mile: 17.00
Population 2005: 8,989 State rank: 96 Population change: 2000-20005 1.00%; 1990-2000 11.60% Population 2000: 8,903 (White 96.70%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.10%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 38.50
Income 2000: per capita $15,662; median household $31,925; Population below poverty level: 13.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,498-$22,182
Unemployment (2004): 5.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 33.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 65.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless, the wireless company with the highest customer loyalty, has activated a new cell site in Maries County, which will enable more customers to use their wireless phones concurrently to make calls; send and receive email and text, picture and video messages; access the Internet; view high-quality videos; and download music, games and ringtones, while enjoying clearer reception and fewer dropped calls.