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New Madrid (IPA: /nuːˈmædrɪd/) is a city in New Madrid County, Missouri, 42 miles (68 km) south by west of Cairo, Illinois, on the Mississippi River. New Madrid was founded in 1788 by American frontiersmen. In 1900, 1,489 people lived in New Madrid, Missouri; in 1910, 1,882. The population was 3,334 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of New Madrid County. This county seat is home to the consolidated middle and high schools. "Madrid" in this name is usually pronounced with the stress on the first syllable (MAD-rid), unlike the Spanish capital Madrid (muh-DRID). The area is famous for being the site of a series of over 1,000 earthquakes in 1811 and 1812, ranging up to approximately magnitude 8, the most powerful non-subduction zone earthquake recorded in the United States. New Madr... (from wikipedia)

General Information
New Madrid County4,175 Population (as of 2000)
Missouri State3,827 Population (current)
56.9 Square Miles of Land2.0 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)
0.3 Square Miles of Water$53,900 Average House Value (as of 2000)
$25,669 Average House Income (as of 2000)

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83 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$19,166,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
1,983 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$73,626,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

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