McDonald County

McDonald County, Missouri

602 Main St
Pineville, MO 64856
Phone: (417) 223-4717
Fax: (417) 223-7519

In southwestern corner of MO, south of Joplin; organized Mar 3, 1849 from Newton County. Name Origin: For Sgt. Alexander McDonald, a soldier in the American Revolution

Area (sq mi):: 539.70 (land 539.51; water 0.19) Population per square mile: 42.30
Population 2005: 22,844 State rank: 50 Population change: 2000-20005 5.40%; 1990-2000 28.00% Population 2000: 21,681 (White 84.60%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 9.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 10.00%). Foreign born: 5.60%. Median age: 34.30
Income 2000: per capita $13,175; median household $27,010; Population below poverty level: 20.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,395-$20,395
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 27.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 48.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Most in the audience of 1,200 seemed to think, "McDonald County is in northwest Arkansas?"
Those contiguous counties in Oklahoma are Washington, Tulsa, Wagoner, Cherokee, Adair, Craig and Ottawa as well as the Kansas counties of Montgomery and Labette, McDonald County in Missouri and Benton County in Arkansas.
Gregg Sweeten, McDonald County Emergency Management director, said that an emergency shelter had been set up at the New-Mac Community Room in Anderson as there were residential damages as well.
news center, a school-based program has recently been developed for students in McDonald County.
''Early this morning it just unleashed,'' said Greg Sweeten, emergency management director in McDonald County, Mo.
A new limited-liability company was established yesterday to take over publication of the Morning News and the northwest edition of the Democrat-Gazette, as well as the Northwest Arkansas Times in Fayetteville,the Benton County Record in Bentonville and their associated weeklies in Washington and Benton counties in Arkansas and McDonald County in Missouri.
NEARLY HALF OF THE STUDENTS at the McDonald County R-1 School District went to optional summer school for most of June this year--kids who were falling behind, kids at the top of their class and kids in between.
The Morning News, in particular, has been aggressive in growing its market horizontally -- it added neighboring McDonald County in Missouri to its circulation area a couple of years ago -- and vertically, through the acquisition and creation of niche publications.
Census Bureau's estimate of northwest Arkansas' population was 537,000 in 2017, a number that includes Benton, Washington and Madison counties in Arkansas and McDonald County in Missouri.
The McDonald County Press, the McDonald County News Gazette, the Anderson Graphic, the Southwest City Republic, the Goodman News Dispatch and El Tiempo -- McDonald County Newspapers Inc.