Harrison County, Missouri

Harrison County: County in northwest Missouri, United States


Harrison County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 8,957 and a population density of 5 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 8,321 inhabitants. Its county seat is Bethany. The county was created 190 years ago in 1833.

Harrison County locator map
Location of Harrison County on Missouri map.

Quick Facts about Harrison County

Population : 8,321 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Missouri (United States)
Different from : Harrison County, Harrisonburg, Harrison County, Harrison County, Harrison County, Harrison County, Harrison County, Harrison County
Area : 1882 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.5%
Land as percent of area : 99.5%
Named for : Albert Galliton Harrison
Capital : Bethany
Establishment : January 01, 1834
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 05:39:57 (26th February 2024)
Density : 4 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -7.64% (2010-2020)
Bethany-harrison image
Bethany-harrison image


Harrison County is located at 40°21'17"N 93°59'31"W (40.3546700, -93.9920600). It has 7 neighbors: Daviess County, Decatur County, Ringgold County, Gentry County, Grundy County, Mercer County and Worth County.

Harrison County map

The largest city of Harrison County is Ridgeway with a population of 432. Other cities include, Gilman City population 357, Cainsville population 272, New Hampton population 270 and Blythedale population 183. See all Harrison County cities & populated places.

Harrison County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Harrison County.

City Name Population Title
Ridgeway 432 City in Harrison County, Missouri, United States
Gilman City 357 City in Harrison County, Missouri, United States
Eagleville 299 Town
Cainsville 272 City in Harrison County, Missouri, United States
New Hampton 270 City in Harrison County, Missouri, United States
Blythedale 183 Human settlement in Harrison County, Missouri, United States of America
Mount Moriah 80 Village in the United States

Harrison County has 7 neighbours.

  • Bethany


According to census records, the population of Harrison County decreased by 7.64% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 8,957 - census
2011 8,885 -0.81% estimation process
2012 8,724 -1.85% estimation process
2013 8,710 -0.16% estimation process
2014 8,632 -0.9% estimation process
2015 8,622 -0.12% estimation process
2016 8,579 -0.5% estimation process
2017 8,506 -0.86% estimation process
2018 8,394 -1.33% estimation process
2019 8,352 -0.5% estimation process
2020 8,321 -0.37% estimation process

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People born in Harrison County (1)

American politician (1934-2018) Leonard Boswell was born in Harrison County

Other places with the same name (8)

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