Armstrong County

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Armstrong County, Texas

PO Box 309
Claude, TX 79019
Phone: (806) 226-2081
Fax: (806) 226-5301

In north-central TX panhandle, southeast of Amarillo; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For the Armstrong family, early settlers

Area (sq mi):: 913.81 (land 913.63; water 0.18) Population per square mile: 2.40
Population 2005: 2,173 State rank: 235 Population change: 2000-20005 1.20%; 1990-2000 6.30% Population 2000: 2,148 (White 93.50%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 5.40%; Asian 0.00%; Other 4.30%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 40.70
Income 2000: per capita $17,151; median household $38,194; Population below poverty level: 10.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,446-$27,144
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.90% Median travel time to work: 24.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 55.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Armstrong County, Pennsylvania

450 E Market St Courthouse Complex
Kittanning, PA 16201
Phone: (724) 543-2500
Fax: (724) 548-3285

In central portion of western PA, northeast of Pittsburgh; organized Mar 12, 1800 from Allegheny, Lycoming, and Westmoreland counties. Name Origin: For John Armstrong (1758-1843), officer in the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812, U.S. senator from NY (1800-02; 1803-04), and U.S. secretary of war (1813-14)

Area (sq mi):: 664.44 (land 653.93; water 10.51) Population per square mile: 107.90
Population 2005: 70,586 State rank: 38 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.50%; 1990-2000 -1.50% Population 2000: 72,392 (White 98.00%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.70%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 40.40
Income 2000: per capita $15,709; median household $31,557; Population below poverty level: 11.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,071-$25,903
Unemployment (2004): 7.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 26.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 45.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Armstrong County, which is farmed extensively with isolated woodlots (51 percent wooded), has a high deer density and ideal deer habitat.
It has an operational territory in parts of northern Allegheny county, southern Butler county, and the small southwest corner of Armstrong county.
NYSE: FE) has completed a new transmission line and substation in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, to help enhance service reliability for West Penn Power customers in Allegheny, Armstrong, Butler and Westmoreland counties.
Description : This project is the replacement of the existing structure carrying SR 4003 (Seybertown Road) over Sugar Creek in Bradys Bend Township, Armstrong County.
Dominion owns a natural gas utility serving western Pennsylvania, a 600-megawatt power station in Armstrong County and is building a 1,200-megawatt power station in Bucks County.
Sold in Armstrong County, the ticket correctly matched all five balls, 03-17-39-40-42, to win a jackpot of $225,000, less 25 percent federal withholding.
The declaration covers Armstrong County and the adjacent counties of Allegheny, Butler, Clarion, Indiana, Jefferson and Westmoreland in Pennsylvania .
In 1947, Armstrong County Line Construction contracted utility construction work for the telephone and power industry.
The awards range from a $150,000 grant to help improve public safety by relocating drinking water distribution lines along a major highway in Armstrong County, to a $26 million loan to make a number of important upgrades to a wastewater treatment plant in Dauphin County.
The two companies are evaluating sites in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania; Muskingum County and Wood County, Ohio; and Pleasants County, West Virginia.
and Consolidated Natural Gas Company announced today that subsidiaries of the two companies plan to construct and operate a natural gas-fired electric generating facility at an industrial site in Armstrong County, about 4 miles south of Elderton, Pennsylvania.