Barton County

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Barton County, Kansas

1400 Main St Suite 202
Great Bend, KS 67530
Phone: (620) 793-1835
Fax: (620) 793-1990

In central KS, southwest of Salina; organized Feb 26, 1867 from Ellsworth County. Name Origin: For Clara Barton (1821-1912), Civil War nurse and first president (1881) of the American Red Cross. The only KS county named for a woman

Area (sq mi):: 900.46 (land 894.00; water 6.46) Population per square mile: 31.40
Population 2005: 28,105 State rank: 20 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.40%; 1990-2000 -4.00% Population 2000: 28,205 (White 89.00%; Black or African American 1.10%; Hispanic or Latino 8.30%; Asian 0.20%; Other 5.60%). Foreign born: 4.40%. Median age: 38.60
Income 2000: per capita $16,695; median household $32,176; Population below poverty level: 12.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,217-$26,724
Unemployment (2004): 4.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 16.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Great Bend County seat (14,851)

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    Barton County, Missouri

    1004 Gulf St
    Lamar, MO 64759
    Phone: (417) 682-3529
    Fax: (417) 682-4100

    On the southwestern border of MO, north of Joplin; organized Dec 12, 1855 from Jasper County. Name Origin: For David Barton (1788-1837), MO jurist, legislator, and U.S. senator (1821-31)

    Area (sq mi):: 596.72 (land 594.25; water 2.47) Population per square mile: 22.00
    Population 2005: 13,057 State rank: 79 Population change: 2000-20005 4.10%; 1990-2000 10.90% Population 2000: 12,541 (White 96.30%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.40%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 37.30
    Income 2000: per capita $13,987; median household $29,275; Population below poverty level: 13.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,869-$21,703
    Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 19.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 23.70%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Counties USA: A Directory of United States Counties, 3rd Edition. © 2006 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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    Missouri Public Safety said the three were killed in the Golden City area of Barton County, near Missouri's southwest corner, as the severe weather moved in from Oklahoma, where rescuers struggled to pull people from high water.
    Meanwhile, golf ball-sized hail was reported in Barton County.
    The recording was initially of a court hearing in Barton County, but Jungerman apparently failed to stop the recording before having a discussion with another person about Pickert's death, the probable-cause statement said.
    A fire that destroyed Camp Aldrich in Barton County required Camp Hope to relocate to the Barton Community College campus in Great Bend, The Hutchinson News reported (
    Jeffrey Wade Chapman, accused of shooting dead Damon Galyardt, 25, in Barton County, Kansas, has asked for a tattoo artist to remove it before he appears in court.
    Annette earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Fort Hays State University, a Bachelor of General Studies and Certificate in Forensic Science from Wichita State University and an associate degree from Barton County Community College.
    A Barton County judge granted a motion by the Department of Insurance to release Barton County Mutual Insurance Company from department control after shoring up its financial condition.
    Earlier this week, one victim of the tornado, Barton County Mutual Insurance Co., which was in rehabilitation after the storm, was released from control of the department.
    He also served on the Board of the Barton County Farm Bureau and treasurer of the Barton County F.A.R.M.
    4 Brian Batman arrowed this Barton County, Kansas, buck at 15 yards while hunting from the ground.
    Barton County Community College (KS) 45.7 49.7 Student- Academic faculty challenge interaction 1 Saint Paul College (MN) 63.7 71.0 2.