Burke County

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Burke County, North Dakota

PO Box 219
Bowbells, ND 58721
Phone: (701) 377-2718
Fax: (701) 377-2020

On the northwestern border of ND, northwest of Minot; organized Jul 12, 1910 from Ward County. Name Origin: For John Burke (1859-1937), ND governor (1907-13), treasurer of the U.S. (1913-21), and justice of ND Supreme Court (1925-37)

Area (sq mi):: 1129.26 (land 1103.53; water 25.73) Population per square mile: 1.80
Population 2005: 2,032 State rank: 47 Population change: 2000-20005 -9.40%; 1990-2000 -25.30% Population 2000: 2,242 (White 99.00%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.40%). Foreign born: 1.50%. Median age: 47.50
Income 2000: per capita $14,026; median household $25,330; Population below poverty level: 15.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,499-$28,934
Unemployment (2004): 3.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 18.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 21.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Burke County, North Carolina

PO Box 219
Morganton, NC 28680
Phone: (828) 439-4340
Fax: (828) 438-2782

In southwestern NC, northeast of Asheville; organized Apr 8, 1777 (prior to statehood) from Rowan County. Name Origin: For Dr. Thomas Burke (1747-83), member of the Continental Congress (1776-81) and NC governor (1781-82)

Area (sq mi):: 514.89 (land 506.72; water 8.17) Population per square mile: 176.40
Population 2005: 89,399 State rank: 30 Population change: 2000-20005 0.30%; 1990-2000 17.70% Population 2000: 89,148 (White 84.90%; Black or African American 6.70%; Hispanic or Latino 3.60%; Asian 3.50%; Other 3.80%). Foreign born: 4.80%. Median age: 36.90
Income 2000: per capita $17,397; median household $35,629; Population below poverty level: 10.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,957-$23,401
Unemployment (2004): 6.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 21.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 31.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Morganton County seat (17,176)

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    Burke County, Georgia

    PO Box 89
    Waynesboro, GA 30830
    Phone: (706) 554-2324
    Fax: (706) 554-0350

    On central east coast of GA, south of Augusta; original county; organized Feb 5, 1777 (prior to statehood) from Saint George Parish. Name Origin: For Edmund Burke (1729-97), British statesman, orator, and defender of the American colonies

    Area (sq mi):: 834.99 (land 830.47; water 4.52) Population per square mile: 28.10
    Population 2005: 23,299 State rank: 75 Population change: 2000-20005 4.70%; 1990-2000 8.10% Population 2000: 22,243 (White 46.50%; Black or African American 51.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 33.00
    Income 2000: per capita $13,136; median household $27,877; Population below poverty level: 28.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,407-$19,215
    Unemployment (2004): 6.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.10% Median travel time to work: 29.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 42.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    bids can be mailed to burke county commissioners at po box 89, waynesboro, ga 30830 or hand delivered to the commissioners office at 602 liberty street, waynesboro, ga.
    Higher education institutions and K-12 school districts that have benefitted from the Alertus Desktop Donation Initiative include North Carolina State University, Gordon College, Daemen College, Randolph Macon College, the College of William and Mary, Louisiana State University, Vanderbilt University, Burke County Public Schools, Grossmont Union High School District and the Chartwells Ottawa School District.
    A unique Challenge windmill was erected on the Oscar and Mable Hatlelid homestead in Burke County, North Dakota, between 1905 and 1910.
    Burke County Coroner Susan Salemi said the lab didn't return Lowe's body after an autopsy.
    When completed, the system will include a truck unloading station with 55,000 bbls of tankage on Meadowlark's Divide Gathering System, as well as a 47-mile pipeline serving Global's crude oil storage facility at Basin Transload's Columbus rail loading terminal in Burke County, ND.
    M2 EQUITYBITES-June 19, 2014-Motorola Solutions introduces MCC 7500 Dispatch Colsse in Burke county, North Carolina
    The point about measurement isn't lost on Art Stellar, superintendent at Burke County Public Schools in Burke County, NC, which has been named an Energy Star Leader by the EPA and Department of Energy because of its efforts in energy conservation.
    With President Obama's blessing and more than $8 billion in guaranteed public money, the nuclear power folks plan to build two new plants in majority Black and desperately poor Burke County, Georgia, where cancer rates are far higher than surrounding regions and jobs are still scarce for Blacks even though nuclear plants have been located there since the 1950s.
    The federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 has pumped an estimated $41 million into Burke County since February 2009.
    THE AFFAIR OF HONOR that began on Saturday, October 20, 1883, at a baseball game in Burke County, Georgia, continued the following afternoon at Hardscrabble Church near McBean.
    The Burke County Initiative was a quasi-experimental study that was analyzed by matching the students in the experimental schools (small classes) to students in the control schools (average size classes) following treatment.