Harrison County, Missouri
Harrison County Courthouse in Bethany
Location within the U.S. state of Missouri
Missouri's location within the U.S.
|Founded||February 14, 1845|
|Named for||Albert G. Harrison|
|• Total||726 sq mi (1,880 km2)|
|• Land||723 sq mi (1,870 km2)|
|• Water||3.9 sq mi (10 km2) 0.5%|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||12/sq mi (4.8/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−6 (Central)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−5 (CDT)|
Harrison County is a county in Missouri, United States. The county seat is Bethany. In 2010, 8,957 people lived there. The county was organized on February 14, 1845 and named for U.S. Representative Albert G. Harrison of Missouri.
Geography[change | change source]
Bordering counties[change | change source]
- Ringgold County, Iowa (north)
- Decatur County, Iowa (northeast)
- Mercer County (east)
- Grundy County (southeast)
- Daviess County (south)
- Gentry County (southwest)
- Worth County (northwest)
Major highways[change | change source]
Demographics[change | change source]
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the 2010 census, there were 8,957 people, 3,669 households and 2,461 families living in Harrison County.
Education[change | change source]
Public schools[change | change source]
- Cainsville R-I School District - Cainsville
- Cainsville Elementary School (PK-06)
- Cainsville High School (07-12)
- Gilman City R-IV School District - Gilman City
- Gilman City Elementary School (PK-06)
- Gilman City High School (07-12)
- North Harrison County R-III School District - Eagleville
- North Harrison County Elementary School (PK-05)
- North Harrison County High School (06-12)
- Ridgeway R-V School District - Ridgeway
- Ridgeway Elementary School (PK-06)
- Ridgeway High School (07-12)
- South Harrison County R-II School District - Bethany
- South Harrison County Early Childhood Educational Center (PK)
- South Harrison County Elementary School (K-06)
- South Harrison County High School (07-12)
Private schools[change | change source]
Public libraries[change | change source]
- Bethany Public Library
Communities[change | change source]
Cities[change | change source]
Villages[change | change source]
Unincorporated communities[change | change source]
Townships[change | change source]
- Fox Creek
- Sugar Creek
- Trail Creek
- White Oak
References[change | change source]
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 7, 2011. Retrieved September 9, 2013.
- Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 171.
- "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Archived from the original on October 21, 2013. Retrieved November 16, 2014.
- "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved November 20, 2019.
- "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 16, 2014.
- "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved November 16, 2014.
- "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 16, 2014.
- "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 16, 2014.
- Breeding, Marshall. "Bethany Public Library". Libraries.org. Retrieved May 8, 2017.
- USGenWeb Project, Harrison County, Missouri
Further reading[change | change source]
- Wanamaker, George W. History of Harrison County, Missouri (1921) online
Other websites[change | change source]
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Harrison County, Missouri.|
- Digitized 1930 Plat Book of Harrison County from University of Missouri Division of Special Collections, Archives, and Rare Books
- Harrison County Sheriff's Office