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Harrison is a city in Boone County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Union Gen. M. LaRue Harrison, who surveyed the townsite.
The latitude of Harrison is 36.229N. The longitude is -93.107W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,050 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 12,375.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Harrison demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Boone County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 72601 ZIP code.
15% of Harrison residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Harrison ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Harrison was $16,909, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Harrison residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Harrison, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $336. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $653.
Libraries in Harrison include Boone County Library ... View libraries
TV stations in Harrison include KWBM.
Boone County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Harrison political report.
The average commute time for Harrison workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Harrison between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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