Harvey County

Harvey County, Kansas

PO Box 687
Newton, KS 67114
Phone: (316) 284-6840
Fax: (316) 284-6856

In central KS, east of Hutchinson; organized Feb 29, 1872 from McPherson, Butler, and Sedgwick counties. Name Origin: For Capt. James Madison Harvey (1833-94), governor of KS (1869-73) and U.S. senator (1874-77)

Area (sq mi):: 540.50 (land 539.33; water 1.17) Population per square mile: 62.80
Population 2005: 33,843 State rank: 16 Population change: 2000-20005 3.00%; 1990-2000 5.90% Population 2000: 32,869 (White 88.10%; Black or African American 1.60%; Hispanic or Latino 8.00%; Asian 0.50%; Other 6.80%). Foreign born: 3.70%. Median age: 37.60
Income 2000: per capita $18,715; median household $40,907; Population below poverty level: 6.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,235-$27,550
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 18.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 32.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Newton County seat (18,154)

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    The Pratt Tribune, Ark Valley News and Harvey County Independent were non-committal on the issue, with representatives saying it had never come up and they aren't sure what they would do if it did.
    Pursuant to the Agreement, BioGold has entered into a professional services agreement and will enter into a design/build agreement with ICM to design and construct BioGold's waste-to-energy plant in Harvey County, Kansas.
    BioGold previously announced its signed waste stream contract for a waste-to-energy facility to be built in Harvey County, Kansas.
    The waste will be delivered to the BioGold Bio-refinery facility it plans to build in Harvey County.
    After five years, BioGold will annually pay Harvey County five percent of its net profits from the sale of products made on site to the County.
    RCBC Technologies have been in discussions with Harvey County for over two years, and it will be the satisfaction of the terms and conditions of a funding commitment to New Environmental Solutions, Inc.
    This financing provides BioGold with the capital to finalize our engineering and design for the facility in Harvey County, Kansas.
    The bank has been serving the residents and communities of Newton and greater Harvey County since 1893.
    LOS ANGELES, July 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioGold Fuels Corporation (BULLETIN BOARD: BIFC) announced that it has received a written commitment from the Board of Harvey County Commissioners to enter into a long term waste stream contract.
    With ICM's headquarters being located less than an hour drive from our next planned facility in Harvey County, Kansas, BioGold and ICM can work closely on assuring a seamless implementation of this plant.
    LOS ANGELES, March 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioGold Fuels Corporation (BULLETIN BOARD: BIFC) announces plans to convert all waste streams from Harvey County, Kansas into usable fuels with the long term goal of eliminating the county and surrounding county's need for a landfill.
    One of those who answered the call was Harvey County, Kansas, Deputy Sheriff Kurt Ford.