Chariton County

Chariton County, Missouri

306 S Cherry St
Keytesville, MO 65261
Phone: (660) 288-3273
Fax: (660) 288-3403

In north-central MO, northwest of Columbia; organized Nov 16, 1820 (prior to statehood) from Howard County. Name Origin: For a French fur trader, probably Jean Chariton, who was also called Joseph or John Chorette. During the 1700s he established a trading post on the north bank of the Missouri River in what is now IA

Area (sq mi):: 768.25 (land 755.87; water 12.38) Population per square mile: 10.70
Population 2005: 8,124 State rank: 99 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.70%; 1990-2000 -8.30% Population 2000: 8,438 (White 95.60%; Black or African American 3.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.70%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 42.50
Income 2000: per capita $15,515; median household $32,285; Population below poverty level: 11.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,262-$24,087
Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.90% Median travel time to work: 23.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 41.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Among the Missouri developments there will now be an additional facility built in Chariton County, Missouri.
The Chariton County plant has an anticipated construction start date in Q3 of 2019 and projected to be operational by Q4 of 2020.
A Chariton County jury awarded a seven-figure verdict to a train engineer who was injured while attempting to slide his seat backward.
Forest sites were located at Sugar Creek Conservation Area in Adair County (N 40[degrees] 12' 1.38" W 92[degrees] 64' 2.1") and Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Chariton County (N 39[degrees] 34' 30.96" W 93[degrees] 12' 20.88").
Born September 20, 1809, in Prince Edward County, Virginia; studied at Hampden Sydney College (1826-1827); moved to Chariton County, Missouri (1831); state legislator (1836-1838 and 1840-1844); served in Congress (1844-1846) but resigned (August 1846) to fight in the Mexican War; served in Stephen W.
A motorcyclist involved in a crash on a rural highway won a tiny verdict from a Chariton County jury, which effectively amounted to a defense win.