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Time Zone: Harrison County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

Harrison County was founded in 1843 and was created by taking area from DaviessCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Harrison had a population of 8,769 people. This is a decrease of 0.92% since the last Census (which gave a population of 8,850 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Harrison represented 0.16% of the total population of Missouri, making it the state's 96th most populous county (out of 115 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20108,957+1.21%+2.14% since 2009
20098,769-0.92%+0.35% since 2008
20088,738-1.27%-0.27% since 2007
20008,850The Last Census

More information can be found on the Harrison County Census Page for Harrison County.


Below are some of the communities located in Harrison County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Harrison County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Bethany   3,0463,0871.33% decrease  
Ridgeway   5285300.38% decrease  
Cainsville   3673700.81% decrease  
New Hampton   3253496.88% decrease  
Eagleville   --321 

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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