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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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    He is currently a Morton County commissioner, having served as chairman in 2016 and 2017, and played an integral role in helping to bring the Dakota Access Pipeline situation to a peaceful resolution.
    Theo James' "Divergent" co-star said that the aggressive search took place when she was taken to the Morton County Jail.
    There were 26 arrests in Cannon Ball, where protesters attempted to block a railroad with a pickup truck then tried to set the vehicle on fire, according to the Morton County Sheriff's Department.
    Morton County sheriff's spokeswoman Donnell Hushka says workers were safely evacuated, AP reported.
    The 24-year-old film star was not in court for the brief hearing in Morton County District Court, in North Dakota, where her attorney entered the pleas to misdemeanor counts of trespassing and engaging in a riot, according to the documents.
    The Morton County Sherrif's office said she was charged with criminal trespass and engaging in a riot.
    Morton County Sheriff 's Department spokesman Rob Keller said she was one of 27 protesters held at a construction site in North Dakota on Monday.
    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.
    The facility is located north of Mandan in Morton County.
    It would connect with the Northern Border pipeline system near Northern Border's Compressor Station #6 in Morton County, ND.
    The new pipeline system, the Bison Pipeline Project (Bison), will connect the natural gas gathering facilities located in the Powder River Basin supply area, US, to a point of interconnection with Northern Border Pipeline Company in Morton County, North Dakota, US.
    The name Morton was chosen for Morton County in North Dakota.