Chautauqua County

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Chautauqua County, New York

3 N Erie St Gerace Office Bldg
Mayville, NY 14757
Phone: (716) 753-4211
Fax: (716) 753-4756
www.chautco.com

In southwestern corner of NY, southwest of Buffalo; organized Mar 11, 1808 from Genesee County. Name Origin: For Lake Chautauqua, which is in the middle of the county; its name is a contraction of Seneca Indian words of uncertain origin and meaning; possibly 'where the fish was taken out.'

Area (sq mi):: 1500.02 (land 1062.05; water 437.97) Population per square mile: 128.40
Population 2005: 136,409 State rank: 23 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.40%; 1990-2000 -1.50% Population 2000: 139,750 (White 91.90%; Black or African American 2.20%; Hispanic or Latino 4.20%; Asian 0.40%; Other 3.30%). Foreign born: 1.90%. Median age: 37.90
Income 2000: per capita $16,840; median household $33,458; Population below poverty level: 13.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,384-$22,347
Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 18.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 10.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Jamestown (30,695)
  • Dunkirk (12,627)
  • Fredonia (10,705)

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    Chautauqua County, Kansas

    215 N Chautauqua St
    Sedan, KS 67361
    Phone: (620) 725-5800
    Fax: (620) 725-5801

    On the southern border of KS, west of Joplin, MO; organized Mar 3, 1875 (prior to statehood) from Howard County, which was organized in 1855 (named Godfrey and changed to Seward in 1867) and abolished at the time of its division into Chautauqua and Elk counties. Name Origin: For Chautauqua County, NY, former home of many settlers

    Area (sq mi):: 644.83 (land 641.69; water 3.14) Population per square mile: 6.40
    Population 2005: 4,109 State rank: 77 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.70%; 1990-2000 -1.10% Population 2000: 4,359 (White 93.00%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 5.70%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 44.70
    Income 2000: per capita $16,280; median household $28,717; Population below poverty level: 12.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,131-$23,756
    Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 26.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 34.60%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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