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New census population numbers posted in Monett

Friday, May 11, 2012

Mayor Jim Orr, at left, and City Administrator Dennis Pyle, at right, stood by the south city limits sign on Highway 37. [Times Photo by Lisa Schlichtman]
New signs have been placed at the Monett city limits with the population count tallied by the 2010 federal census.

The count of 8,873 reflected an increase of 1,477 from the 2,000 census. The increase was the largest in a single decade since the first count in Monett of 1,699 in 1890 jumped to 3,115 by 1900.

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