Bates County

Bates County, Missouri

1 N Delaware St
Butler, MO 64730
Phone: (660) 679-3371
Fax: (660) 679-9922

On the central western border of MO, south of Kansas City; organized Jan 29, 1841 from Cooper County. Name Origin: For Frederick Bates (1777-1825), secretary of LA Territory (1806), governor of MO Territory (1809-10), and state governor (1824-25)

Area (sq mi):: 851.37 (land 848.47; water 2.90) Population per square mile: 20.10
Population 2005: 17,027 State rank: 64 Population change: 2000-20005 2.20%; 1990-2000 10.80% Population 2000: 16,653 (White 96.80%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 38.40
Income 2000: per capita $15,477; median household $30,731; Population below poverty level: 14.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,190-$23,378
Unemployment (2004): 6.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 31.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 43.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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He said the case was initially filed in Bates County where Register lived, but was later removed to federal court due to diversity because the defendant was a resident of Kansas.
The place Ben was hunting in Bates County consists of rolling hills topped with groves of oaks and surrounded by fields of beans, corn and alfalfa.
This is the stuff you see in North American Whitetail, not in Bates County. I sat there for a long time just admiring him, I was in shock for a long time."
For more than 135 years, the small town in Bates County, Mo., has held an Independence Day celebration that has turned into a multiday patriotic event.
One county (Clinton County, Missouri) was added in 1993 and four more (Linn County, Kansas; Bates County, Missouri; Caldwell County, Missouri; and Cass County, Missouri) were added in 2003.
To be entitled to summary judgment based upon the fraud and concealment provision, Bates County Mutual was obligated to establish that DePalma or his wife "intentionally concealed or misrepresented" a material fact or circumstance relating to the insurance.
21, 1919, in Bates County, Mo., to William and Edna Raney Small.
Both Jackimovicz (1970) and Gentile (1976) found channel sandstones overlying tilted Marmaton limestones in Bates County, western Missouri.
Julie Highley was appointed as the associate circuit judge for Bates County, filling the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Debra Hopkins.