Taney County

Taney County, Missouri

266-A Main St
Forsyth, MO 65653
Phone: (417) 546-7200
Fax: (417) 546-2519

On southwestern border of MO, south of Springfield; organized Jan 6, 1837 from Greene County. Name Origin: For Roger Brooke Taney (1777-1864), Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1836-64), who wrote the decision in the Dred Scott Case

Area (sq mi):: 651.48 (land 632.36; water 19.12) Population per square mile: 68.00
Population 2005: 42,985 State rank: 22 Population change: 2000-20005 8.30%; 1990-2000 55.30% Population 2000: 39,703 (White 94.80%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 2.40%; Asian 0.30%; Other 3.10%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 38.80
Income 2000: per capita $17,267; median household $30,898; Population below poverty level: 12.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,377-$23,509
Unemployment (2004): 9.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 21.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Tony Mullen, of Kirbyville, was appointed as the Taney County Coroner.
Seven chapters are: southwest Missouri from settlement to Civil War; Taney County from the Civil War to the Bald Knobbers; the purging of Taney County; righteous devils; the crackdown; oa scene of ghastlinesso; the death of Nat Kinney and a duel on the fourth of July.
The longest runway at Taney County Airport is only slightly more than 3,700 feet because it is designed for small private planes.
12, but the Boeing 737-700 landed at Taney County Airport, which is also known as M.
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Tumbling Creek Cavesnail (Antrobia culveri) The Tumbling Creek cavesnail is found only in Tumbling Creek in Taney County, Missouri.
The Tumbling Creek Cavesnail was described in 1971 based on specimens recovered from Tumbling Creek Cave (TCC) in Taney County, Missouri.
In this case the City of Branson and Taney County filed a partial taking condemnation to obtain land and easements they needed to widen a road adjacent to the property of Andrew Gugar, Jr.
Though his death sentence has been commuted to life in prison without parole thanks to the pleadings of Pope John Paul II, Taney County authorities may come after him again," reporter Susan Wade wrote in the Springfield News-Leader Jan.
Mease, 42, was convicted of the 1988 ambush slaying of a Taney County couple, Lloyd Lawrence, 69, and his wife, Frankie, 56, along with their disabled grandson, William, 19.
In 1992, these lakes attracted nearly 6 million tourists to Taney County, which has a population of around 25,000.