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Cass County, Iowa

5 W 7th St
Atlantic, IA 50022
Phone: (712) 243-4570
Fax: (712) 243-6660
www.casscountyiowa.org

In southwestern IA, east of Council Bluffs; established Jan 15, 1851 from Pottawattamie County. Name Origin: For Lewis Cass (1782-1866), OH legislator, governor of MI Territory (1813-31), U.S. secretary of war (1831-36), and U.S. secretary of state (1857-60)

Area (sq mi):: 565.01 (land 564.33; water 0.68) Population per square mile: 25.20
Population 2005: 14,219 State rank: 58 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.20%; 1990-2000 -2.90% Population 2000: 14,684 (White 98.50%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.70%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 41.60
Income 2000: per capita $17,067; median household $32,922; Population below poverty level: 11.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,180-$25,026
Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 18.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 19.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Cass County, Michigan

PO Box 132
Cassopolis, MI 49031
Phone: (269) 445-3701
Fax: (269) 445-5018
casscountymi.org

On the southwestern border of MI, southwest of Kalamazoo; established Oct 29, 1829 (prior to statehood) from Indian lands. Name Origin: For Gen. Lewis Cass (1782-1866), OH legislator, governor of MI Territory (1813-31), U.S. secretary of war (1831-36), and U.S. secretary of state (1857-60)

Area (sq mi):: 508.46 (land 492.18; water 16.29) Population per square mile: 105.60
Population 2005: 51,996 State rank: 35 Population change: 2000-20005 1.70%; 1990-2000 3.30% Population 2000: 51,104 (White 88.20%; Black or African American 6.10%; Hispanic or Latino 2.40%; Asian 0.50%; Other 4.10%). Foreign born: 1.90%. Median age: 38.50
Income 2000: per capita $19,474; median household $41,264; Population below poverty level: 9.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,733-$26,429
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.50% Median travel time to work: 24.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 61.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Cass County, North Dakota

PO Box 2806
Fargo, ND 58108
Phone: (701) 241-5601
Fax: (701) 241-5728
www.co.cass.nd.us

On the southeastern border of ND, south of Grand Forks; original county; organized Jan 4, 1873 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For George W. Cass (1810-88), president of the Northern Pacific Railroad (1856)

Area (sq mi):: 1767.91 (land 1765.23; water 2.68) Population per square mile: 74.20
Population 2005: 131,019 State rank: 1 Population change: 2000-20005 6.40%; 1990-2000 19.70% Population 2000: 123,138 (White 94.40%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 1.30%; Other 2.80%). Foreign born: 3.20%. Median age: 31.30
Income 2000: per capita $20,889; median household $38,147; Population below poverty level: 10.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $29,561-$33,063
Unemployment (2004): 2.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 15.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 10.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Fargo County seat (91,048)
  • West Fargo (17,581)

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    Cass County, Missouri

    2501 W Wall St
    Harrisonville, MO 64701
    Phone: (816) 380-8100
    Fax: (816) 380-8101
    www.casscounty.com

    On the central western border of MO, south of Kansas City; organized as Van Buren County Mar 3, 1835 from Jackson County; name changed in 1849. Name Origin: For Gen. Lewis Cass (1782-1866), OH legislator, governor of MI Territory (1813-31), U.S. secretary of war (1831-36), and U.S. secretary of state (1857-60)

    Area (sq mi):: 702.67 (land 698.99; water 3.68) Population per square mile: 134.80
    Population 2005: 94,232 State rank: 11 Population change: 2000-20005 14.80%; 1990-2000 28.70% Population 2000: 82,092 (White 94.10%; Black or African American 1.40%; Hispanic or Latino 2.20%; Asian 0.50%; Other 2.50%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 35.80
    Income 2000: per capita $21,073; median household $49,562; Population below poverty level: 5.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,608-$28,032
    Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.80% Median travel time to work: 29.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 64.10%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Belton (23,793)
  • Raymore (14,414)

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    Cass County, Texas

    PO Box 449
    Linden, TX 75563
    Phone: (903) 756-5071
    Fax: (903) 756-8057
    www.co.cass.tx.us

    On northeastern border of TX, south of Texarkana. The area now called Cass Co. has had five names and boundaries: (1) 1924-36, under Mexican rule, part of Paschal Co.; (2) 1836-41 part of Red River Co.; (3) 1841-46 part of Bowie Co.; (4) 1846-60 Cass Co. included Marion Co.; (5) name changed in 1861 to Davis to honor Jeff Davis; name changed back in 1871. Name Origin: For Gen. Lewis Cass (1782-1866), OH legislator, military and civil governor of MI Territory (1813-30), U.S. secretary of war (1831-36), and U.S. secretary of state (1857-60)

    Area (sq mi):: 960.35 (land 937.35; water 22.99) Population per square mile: 32.20
    Population 2005: 30,155 State rank: 91 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.90%; 1990-2000 1.50% Population 2000: 30,438 (White 77.30%; Black or African American 19.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.70%; Asian 0.10%; Other 2.20%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 40.00
    Income 2000: per capita $15,777; median household $28,441; Population below poverty level: 17.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,991-$22,234
    Unemployment (2004): 7.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 27.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 39.90%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Cass County, Indiana

    200 Court Pk
    Logansport, IN 46947
    Phone: (574) 753-7740
    Fax: (574) 722-1556

    In west-central IN, northwest of Kokomo; established Dec 18, 1828 from Indian lands. Name Origin: For Gen. Lewis Cass (1782-1866), OH legislator, governor of MI Territory (1813-31), U.S. secretary of war (1831-36), and U.S. secretary of state (1857-60)

    Area (sq mi):: 414.92 (land 412.87; water 2.06) Population per square mile: 97.20
    Population 2005: 40,130 State rank: 37 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.00%; 1990-2000 6.60% Population 2000: 40,930 (White 90.20%; Black or African American 1.30%; Hispanic or Latino 7.10%; Asian 0.50%; Other 4.40%). Foreign born: 4.30%. Median age: 36.70
    Income 2000: per capita $18,892; median household $39,193; Population below poverty level: 7.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,547-$25,959
    Unemployment (2004): 6.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 20.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.50%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Logansport County seat (19,350)

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    Cass County, Nebraska

    346 Main St
    Plattsmouth, NE 68048
    Phone: (402) 296-9300
    Fax: (402) 296-9332
    www.cassne.org

    On the southeastern border of NE, northeast of Lincoln; original county; organized Mar 7, 1855 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Gen. Lewis Cass (1782-1866), OH legislator, military and civil governor of MI Territory (1813-31), U.S. secretary of war (1831-36), and U.S. secretary of state (1857-60)

    Area (sq mi):: 566.21 (land 559.18; water 7.03) Population per square mile: 46.00
    Population 2005: 25,734 State rank: 12 Population change: 2000-20005 5.80%; 1990-2000 14.10% Population 2000: 24,334 (White 96.90%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.50%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 36.90
    Income 2000: per capita $20,156; median household $46,515; Population below poverty level: 5.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,465-$29,966
    Unemployment (2004): 4.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 27.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 66.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Cass County, Illinois

    100 E Springfield St
    Virginia, IL 62691
    Phone: (217) 452-7217
    Fax: (217) 452-7219

    In west-central IL, northwest of Springfield; organized Mar 3, 1837 from Morgan County. Name Origin: For Gen. Lewis Cass (1782-1866), OH legislator, military and civil governor of MI Territory (1913-31), U.S. secretary of war (1831-36), and U.S. secretary of state (1857-60)

    Area (sq mi):: 383.73 (land 375.90; water 7.83) Population per square mile: 37.00
    Population 2005: 13,898 State rank: 82 Population change: 2000-20005 1.50%; 1990-2000 1.90% Population 2000: 13,695 (White 90.10%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 8.50%; Asian 0.30%; Other 4.30%). Foreign born: 7.80%. Median age: 37.20
    Income 2000: per capita $16,532; median household $35,243; Population below poverty level: 12.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,314-$24,087
    Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 22.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 36.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Cass County, Minnesota

    PO Box 3000
    Walker, MN 56484
    Phone: (218) 547-7200
    Fax: (218) 547-1904
    www.co.cass.mn.us

    In central MN, northwest of Duluth; original county; established Mar 31, 1851 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Gen. Lewis Cass (1782-1866), OH legislator, governor of MI Territory (1813-31), U.S. secretary of war (1831-36), and U.S. secretary of state (1857-60). Formerly called Van Buren

    Area (sq mi):: 2414.21 (land 2017.60; water 396.61) Population per square mile: 14.30
    Population 2005: 28,910 State rank: 36 Population change: 2000-20005 6.50%; 1990-2000 24.60% Population 2000: 27,150 (White 86.10%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.30%; Other 13.10%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 42.20
    Income 2000: per capita $17,189; median household $34,332; Population below poverty level: 13.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,455-$26,631
    Unemployment (2004): 7.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 21.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 39.90%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    References in periodicals archive ?
    The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking a Vendor for the construction of a 104 x 64 pole storage building at Jim Edger Panther Creek State Fish & Wildlife Area, Cass County, Illinois.
    Food plots may have originated in the South, but they will work just about anywhere in the United States, as I observed while hunting whitetails in Cass County, Illinois, last year.