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Chariton County, Missouri
Map of Missouri highlighting Chariton County
Location in the state of Missouri
Map of the United States highlighting Missouri
Missouri's location in the U.S.
Founded November 16, 1820
Named for Chariton River
Seat Keytesville
Largest city Salisbury
Area
 • Total 767 sq mi (1,987 km2)
 • Land 751 sq mi (1,945 km2)
 • Water 16 sq mi (41 km2), 2.0%
Population
 • (2010) 7,831
 • Density 10/sq mi (4/km²)
Congressional district 6th
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Chariton County is a county located in the North Central portion of the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 7,831.[1] Its county seat is Keytesville.[2] The county was organized November 16, 1820, from part of Howard County and is named for the Chariton River.

History[edit]

The second Chariton County Courthouse 1867-1973.It replaced one destroyed by Confederate raiders in September, 1864.

Chariton County was settled primarily from the states of the Upper South, especially Kentucky and Tennessee. They brought slaves and slaveholding traditions with them, and quickly started cultivating crops similar to those in Middle Tennessee and Kentucky: hemp and tobacco. Chariton was one of several counties settled mostly by Southerners to the north and south of the Missouri River. Given their culture and traditions, this area became known as Little Dixie and Chariton County was at its heart. It was heavily pro-Confederate during the American Civil War.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 767 square miles (1,990 km2), of which 751 square miles (1,950 km2) is land and 16 square miles (41 km2) (2.0%) is water.[4]

Adjacent counties[edit]

Major highways[edit]

National protected area[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1830 1,780
1840 4,746 166.6%
1850 7,514 58.3%
1860 12,562 67.2%
1870 19,136 52.3%
1880 25,224 31.8%
1890 26,254 4.1%
1900 26,826 2.2%
1910 23,503 −12.4%
1920 21,769 −7.4%
1930 19,588 −10.0%
1940 18,084 −7.7%
1950 14,944 −17.4%
1960 12,720 −14.9%
1970 11,084 −12.9%
1980 10,489 −5.4%
1990 9,202 −12.3%
2000 8,438 −8.3%
2010 7,831 −7.2%
Est. 2013 7,628 −2.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]
1790-1960[6] 1900-1990[7]
1990-2000[8] 2010-2013[1]

As of the census[9] of 2000, there were 8,438 people, 3,469 households, and 2,345 families residing in the county. The population density was 11 people per square mile (4/km²). There were 4,250 housing units at an average density of 6 per square mile (2/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 95.99% White, 3.19% Black or African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.11% from other races, and 0.41% from two or more races. Approximately 0.56% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 38.8% were of German, 25.5% American, 9.7% English and 7.8% Irish ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 3,469 households out of which 28.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.30% were married couples living together, 6.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.40% were non-families. 29.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the county the population was spread out with 23.70% under the age of 18, 6.50% from 18 to 24, 23.70% from 25 to 44, 23.80% from 45 to 64, and 22.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 91.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $32,285, and the median income for a family was $39,176. Males had a median income of $25,263 versus $19,068 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,515. About 8.80% of families and 11.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.40% of those under age 18 and 14.00% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Public schools[edit]

  • Northwestern R-I School District – Mendon
    • Northwestern Elementary School (PK-06)
    • Northwestern High School (07-12)
  • Salisbury R-IV School DistrictSalisbury
    • Salisbury Elementary School (K-06)
    • Salisbury High School (07-12)

Private schools[edit]

Politics[edit]

Local[edit]

The Democratic Party completely controls politics at the local level in Chariton County. Democrats hold all of the elected positions in the county.

Chariton County, Missouri
Elected countywide officials
Assessor Darrin E. Gladbach Democratic
Circuit Clerk Eric Stallo Democratic
County Clerk Susan Littleton Democratic
Collector Beverly Vasser Democratic
Commissioner
(Presiding)
Tony McCollum Democratic
Commissioner
(District 1)
Ray Dowell Democratic
Commissioner
(District 2)
Lawrence Gladbach Democratic
Coroner Larry Breshears Democratic
Prosecuting Attorney Bryan D. Scheiderer Republican
Public Administrator Patti Yung Democratic
Recorder Eric Stallo Democratic
Sheriff Chris Hughes Democratic
Treasurer Beverly Vasser Democratic

State[edit]

Past Gubernatorial Elections Results
Year Republican Democratic Third Parties
2008 46.54% 1,951 51.67% 2,166 1.79% 75
2004 54.32% 2,350 44.87% 1,941 0.81% 35
2000 48.47% 1,998 50.39% 2,077 1.14% 47
1996 33.31% 1,326 65.16% 2,594 1.53% 61

Chariton County is divided into two legislative districts in the Missouri House of Representatives with split representation.

Missouri House of Representatives – District 9 – Chariton County (2010)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Paul Quinn 16 100.00
Missouri House of Representatives – District 22 – Chariton County (2010)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Randy Asbury 2,104 69.32
Democratic Doug Galaske 931 30.68

All of Chariton County is a part of Missouri’s 21st District in the Missouri Senate and is currently represented by Bill Stouffer (R-Napton).

Missouri Senate - District 21 – Chariton County (2008)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Bill Stouffer 2,493 62.39
Democratic Joe Sadeghi 1,503 37.61

Federal[edit]

All of Chariton County is included in Missouri’s 6th Congressional District and is currently represented by Sam Graves (R-Tarkio) in the U.S. House of Representatives.

U.S. House of Representatives – Missouri’s 6th Congressional District – Chariton County (2010)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Sam Graves 2,080 68.97
Democratic Clint Hylton 936 31.03
Past Presidential Elections Results
Year Republican Democratic Third Parties
2008 55.51% 2,339 42.69% 1,799 1.80% 76
2004 55.78% 2,421 43.59% 1,892 0.62% 27
2000 55.37% 2,300 43.14% 1,792 1.49% 62
1996 37.40% 1,508 51.39% 2,072 11.21% 452

Missouri Presidential Preference Primary (2008)[edit]

  • Former U.S. Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-New York) received more votes, a total of 786, than any candidate from either party in Chariton County during the 2008 presidential primary. She also received more votes than the total number of votes cast in the entire Republican primary in Chariton County.
Chariton County, Missouri
2008 Republican primary in Missouri
John McCain 244 (34.41%)
Mike Huckabee 260 (36.67%)
Mitt Romney 167 (23.55%)
Ron Paul 28 (3.95%)
Chariton County, Missouri
2008 Democratic primary in Missouri
Hillary Rodham Clinton 786 (61.60%)
Barack Obama 402 (31.50%)
John Edwards (withdrawn) 64 (5.02%)
Uncommitted 13 (1.02%)

Communities[edit]

Notable residents[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 7, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  3. ^ "The Story of Little Dixie, Missouri", Missouri Division - Sons of Confederate Veterans, accessed 3 June 2008
  4. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Retrieved November 14, 2014. 
  5. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 14, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved November 14, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 14, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 14, 2014. 
  9. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14. 

Further reading[edit]

  • History of Howard and Chariton Counties, Missouri (1883) full text

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 39°31′N 92°58′W / 39.52°N 92.96°W / 39.52; -92.96

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