Morton County


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Morton County, Kansas

PO Box 1116
Elkhart, KS 67950
Phone: (620) 697-2157
Fax: (620) 697-2159
www.mtcoks.com

In the southwestern corner of KS; organized Feb 18, 1886 from Stanton County. Name Origin: For Oliver Hazard Perry Throck Morton (1823-77), jurist, IN governor (1861-67), and U.S. senator (1867-77)

Area (sq mi):: 729.94 (land 729.92; water 0.02) Population per square mile: 4.40
Population 2005: 3,196 State rank: 84 Population change: 2000-20005 -8.60%; 1990-2000 0.50% Population 2000: 3,496 (White 82.70%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 14.10%; Asian 1.10%; Other 10.30%). Foreign born: 9.50%. Median age: 36.20
Income 2000: per capita $17,076; median household $37,232; Population below poverty level: 10.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,099-$21,130
Unemployment (2004): 3.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 13.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 15.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Morton County, North Dakota

210 2nd Ave NW
Mandan, ND 58554
Phone: (701) 667-3300
Fax: (701) 667-3453
www.co.morton.nd.us

In south-central ND, west of Bismarck; organized Jan 8, 1873 (prior to statehood) from original territory. Name Origin: For Oliver Hazard Perry Throck Morton (1823-77), jurist, IN governor (1861-67), and U.S. senator (1867-77)

Area (sq mi):: 1945.28 (land 1926.27; water 19.01) Population per square mile: 13.30
Population 2005: 25,528 State rank: 5 Population change: 2000-20005 0.90%; 1990-2000 6.80% Population 2000: 25,303 (White 95.50%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 3.80%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 37.40
Income 2000: per capita $17,202; median household $37,028; Population below poverty level: 9.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,072-$24,821
Unemployment (2004): 3.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 19.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 52.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Mandan County seat (16,969)

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    3 million to establish a network to provide broadband service in northeast Morton County and southeast Oliver County.
    com)-- Recently recognized as one of the top 20 festival in Kansas, the 14th Annual Grassland Heritage Festival will be held in Morton County June 7-14.
    It would connect with the Northern Border pipeline system near Northern Border's Compressor Station #6 in Morton County, ND.
    3 well, located in the Dunkle Field of Morton County, Kansas, flowed 2.
    NASDAQ: CPSI), a leading provider of healthcare information solutions, today announced that Morton County Health System, located in Elkhart, KS, was the first hospital in the state of Kansas to receive a Medicare incentive payment under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).
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    5 miles of 30-inch-natural gas transmission pipeline extending northeast from a point near Dead Horse, WY through southeastern Montana and southwestern North Dakota, to an interconnect with Northern Border Pipeline's pipeline system near Compressor Station #6 in Morton County, ND.
    The Milburn 1-16 discovery well was completed in Morton County and the Homsher 2-33 was completed in Haskell County.
    Santa Barbara, California, developer Infinity Wind Power plans 106MW Sunflower scheme in Morton County and to develop the 172MW Antelope Hills wind farm in Mercer County.
    Bison would travel northeast 301 miles from the Powder River Basin in Wyoming to the Northern Border Pipeline system in Morton County, ND.
    5 percent interest in a long-life natural gas storage facility in Morton County, Kan.