McPherson County


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McPherson County, South Dakota

PO Box 248
Leola, SD 57456
Phone: (605) 439-3361
Fax: (605) 439-3394

On the central northern border of SD, northwest of Aberdeen; created Jan 8, 1873 (prior to statehood) from Buffalo County. Name Origin: For Gen. James Birdseye McPherson (1828-64), commander of the Union Army of the Tennessee during the Civil War

Area (sq mi):: 1151.85 (land 1136.94; water 14.91) Population per square mile: 2.30
Population 2005: 2,617 State rank: 53 Population change: 2000-20005 -9.90%; 1990-2000 -10.00% Population 2000: 2,904 (White 99.20%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.20%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.50%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 47.60
Income 2000: per capita $12,748; median household $22,380; Population below poverty level: 22.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,769-$23,951
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 16.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 16.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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McPherson County, Kansas

117 N Maple
McPherson, KS 67460
Phone: (620) 241-3656
Fax: (620) 241-1168
www.mcphersoncountyks.us

In central KS, north of Hutchinson; organized Feb 26, 1867 from unorganized territory. Name Origin: For Gen. James Birdseye McPherson (1828-64), commander of the Union Army of the Tennessee during the Civil War

Area (sq mi):: 901.24 (land 899.71; water 1.52) Population per square mile: 32.80
Population 2005: 29,523 State rank: 19 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.10%; 1990-2000 8.40% Population 2000: 29,554 (White 95.60%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 1.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.40%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 38.10
Income 2000: per capita $18,921; median household $41,138; Population below poverty level: 6.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,685-$28,273
Unemployment (2004): 3.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 14.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 15.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • McPherson County seat (13,681)

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    McPherson County, Nebraska

    PO Box 122
    Tryon, NE 69167
    Phone: (308) 587-2363

    In central NE, north of North Platte; boundaries set Mar 31, 1887 from Lincoln and Keith counties. Name Origin: For Gen. James Birdseye McPherson (1828-64), commander of the Union army in Tennessee during the Civil War

    Area (sq mi):: 860.02 (land 858.98; water 1.04) Population per square mile: 0.60
    Population 2005: 507 State rank: 91 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.90%; 1990-2000 -2.40% Population 2000: 533 (White 97.20%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.50%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 0.00%. Median age: 40.60
    Income 2000: per capita $13,055; median household $25,750; Population below poverty level: 16.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $11,657-$16,735
    Unemployment (2004): 1.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 28.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 30.50%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    5) The McPherson market is defined as McPherson County and the towns of Crawford, Little River, and Mitchell in Rice County, all in Kansas.
    2) Mennonites wrere overwhelmingly rural, centered in southern McPherson County, western Marion County and northern Harvey County.
    The Hopefield-Eden congregation in McPherson County, was more Democratic.
    On a hot Kansas afternoon of August 4, 1940, at a time normally dedicated to Sunday afternoon naps or to visiting with friends and relatives, the men of the Eden Mennonite Church in southern McPherson County gathered to talk about the impending military draft.
    BULLETIN BOARD: STIY) , a leader in electro-stun technology today announced that the McPherson County Sheriff's Department in Kansas has purchased Stinger Systems' S-200 projectile stun guns.
    In that state's McPherson County, which is the single poorest county in the United States, George W.
    Elizabeth was nominated by the McPherson County 4-H in Leola, and Savannah was nominated by Spearfish Middle School in Spearfish.
    Elizabeth, a member of the McPherson County 4-H and a junior at Eureka Public School, conducted an extensive campaign to educate students and others in her area about the importance of wearing seatbelts and the dangers of driving while intoxicated.
    Children actually walk to school in McPherson County, due to the low crime and small-town feel.
    Dickey County and McPherson County will hold 61 and 59 turbines, respectively, while McIntosh hosts transmission lines.
    Amanda Rush, 13, of McPherson, a member of the McPherson County 4-H and a home-schooled student, raised more than $8,700 to purchase a robot to enhance the local fire department's fire safety curriculum for pre-school and elementary school students in her community.
    Kalila was nominated by the K-State Research & Extension 4-H in Leavenworth, and Katherine was nominated by the McPherson County Extension 4-H in McPherson.