Morris County

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Morris County, Kansas

501 W Main St
Council Grove, KS 66846
Phone: (620) 767-5518
Fax: (620) 767-6861

In east-central KS, northwest of Emporia; organized as Wise County Aug 30, 1855 (prior to statehood) from Madison County; name changed Feb 11, 1859. Name Origin: For Thomas Morris (1766-1844), opponent of slavery and U.S. senator from OH (1833-39)

Area (sq mi):: 702.84 (land 697.38; water 5.46) Population per square mile: 8.70
Population 2005: 6,049 State rank: 62 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.90%; 1990-2000 -1.50% Population 2000: 6,104 (White 96.20%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 2.20%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 1.50%. Median age: 42.00
Income 2000: per capita $18,491; median household $32,163; Population below poverty level: 9.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,750-$23,620
Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 21.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 29.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Morris County, Texas

500 Broadnax St
Daingerfield, TX 75638
Phone: (903) 645-3911
Fax: (903) 645-5729
www.co.morris.tx.us

In northeastern TX, north of Tyler; organized Mar 6, 1875 from Titus County. Name Origin: For W.W. Morris, thrown off a stagecoach because he was unruly and drunk. He stayed, founded a settlement called Morristown, and became a prominent east TX attorney

Area (sq mi):: 258.64 (land 254.51; water 4.13) Population per square mile: 50.80
Population 2005: 12,936 State rank: 151 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.90%; 1990-2000 -1.20% Population 2000: 13,048 (White 70.60%; Black or African American 24.10%; Hispanic or Latino 3.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 4.00%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 40.20
Income 2000: per capita $15,612; median household $29,011; Population below poverty level: 18.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,032-$23,145
Unemployment (2004): 7.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 23.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 45.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Morris County, New Jersey

PO Box 315
Morristown, NJ 07963
Phone: (973) 285-6120
Fax: (973) 285-5231
www.co.morris.nj.us

In north-central NJ, west of Newark; organized Mar 15, 1739 from Hunterdon County. Name Origin: For Lewis Morris (1671-1746), chief justice of the superior court of NY and NJ (1692) and first governor the colony of NJ (1738-46)

Area (sq mi):: 481.29 (land 468.99; water 12.29) Population per square mile: 1046.10
Population 2005: 490,593 State rank: 10 Population change: 2000-20005 4.30%; 1990-2000 11.60% Population 2000: 470,212 (White 82.00%; Black or African American 2.80%; Hispanic or Latino 7.80%; Asian 6.30%; Other 3.70%). Foreign born: 15.40%. Median age: 37.80
Income 2000: per capita $36,964; median household $77,340; Population below poverty level: 3.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $56,163-$55,796
Unemployment (2004): 3.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 29.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 42.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Point Pleasant (19,821)
  • Morristown County seat (18,842)
  • Dover (18,463)
  • Madison (16,005)
  • Florham Park (12,556)
  • Lincoln Park (10,894)
  • Beachwood (10,740)

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