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Burke County, North Dakota

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

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
www.co.burke.nc.us

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
    www.burkecounty-ga.gov

    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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    Specifically, $50,000,000 Development Authority of Burke County pollution control revenue bonds (Oglethorpe Power Corporation Vogtle Project), series 2006C-1; $40,105,000 Development Authority of Burke County pollution control revenue bonds (Oglethorpe Power Corporation Vogtle Project), series 2006C-2; and $43,445,000 Development Authority of Monroe County pollution control revenue bonds (Oglethorpe Power Corporation Scherer Project), series 2006B.
    The four plaintiffs in this suit, which was filed in Burke County, N.
    Fitch also assigns an underlying 'A' rating to $182 million of series 2007 tax-exempt auction rate pollution control bonds (PCRBs) that are being issued for the benefit of OPC through the Development Authority of Appling County (GA), the Development Authority of Burke County (GA), and the Development Authority of Monroe County (GA).
    Today's announcement by the President that loan guarantees will be offered to the Southern Company to build and operate two nuclear reactors in Burke County, GA.
    Southern Pines, NC Bright Hopes, Charlotte, NC Burke County United Way, Morganton, NC Care Clinic Inc.
    Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC) announced today that it has purchased the Burke County Stone Quarry in North Carolina and the Avery Gravel Company Quarry in Illinois.
    Enhanced coverage in the western part of the state was seen in areas such as the eastern part of Morganton in Burke county and along Interstate 485, Highways 160, 521 and 321 throughout Charlotte.
    229,075,000 Development Authority of Burke County (Georgia) comprised of:
    Subsequent to the sale, the Company retains ownership in three producing wells in Dunn County, ten producing wells in Burke County and approximately 58,000 acres of leasehold in Burke County.
    Fitch also assigns an underlying 'A' rating to $370 million of series 2006 tax-exempt pollution control bonds (PCRBs) issued for the benefit of OPC through the Development Authority of Burke County and the Development Authority of Monroe County.
    The Company also announced that it has assembled a prospect encompassing approximately 30,000 acres in Burke County, North Dakota to explore for oil and gas reserves in the Nesson formation in another developing horizontal drilling opportunity.
    NEW YORK -- Fitch Ratings affirms the 'A' rating to Oglethorpe Power Corporation's (OPC) $1 billion outstanding pollution control bonds issued through various Georgia Development Authorities (Appling County, Burke County, Heard County, and Monroe County).