Overview of Rivercess County

Rivercess County is a county in the south-central portion of the West African nation of Liberia. One of 15 counties that comprise the first-level of administrative division in the nation, it has six districts. Cesstos City serves as the capital with the area of the county measuring 5,594 square kilometres (2,160 sq mi). As of the 2008 Census, it had a population of 71,509, making it the third least most populous county in Liberia.



Eighth largest in size, it is bordered by Grand Bassa County to the west, Nimba County on the northeast, and Sinoe County to the southeast. The southern part of Rivercess lies on the Atlantic Ocean. Created in 1984, the current County Superintendent is Wellington G. Smith.

The districts of the county include (2008 population):

  • Bearwor District
  • Central RiverCess District
  • Doedain District
  • Fen River District
  • Jo River District
  • Norwein District
  • Sam Gbalor District
  • Zartlahn District


Original districts

  • Morweh District
  • Timbo District
Location in Liberia
Coordinates: 6°0′N 9°20′W
Country Liberia
CapitalCesstos City
Districts8
Established13 December 1985
Government
 • SuperintendentJ.BisMark Karbiah
Area
 • Total5,594 km2 (2,160 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total71,509
 • Density12.8/km2 (33/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+0 (GMT)
HDI (2018)0.398[1]
low · 12th of 15

Eighth largest in area, the county was created in 1984. It is bordered by Grand Bassa County to the west, Nimba County on the northeast, and Sinoe County to the southeast, while the southern part lies on the Atlantic Ocean. The current County Superintendent is B. Rancy Ziankahn.[

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