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Cook County, Georgia

209 N Parrish Ave
Adel, GA 31620
Phone: (229) 896-2266
Fax: (229) 896-7629

In south-central GA, northwest of Valdosta; organized Jul 30, 1918 from Berrien County. Name Origin: For Gen. Philip Cook (1817-94), Confederate officer and U.S. representative from GA (1873-83)

Area (sq mi):: 233.22 (land 229.02; water 4.20) Population per square mile: 71.50
Population 2005: 16,366 State rank: 98 Population change: 2000-20005 3.80%; 1990-2000 17.20% Population 2000: 15,771 (White 66.70%; Black or African American 29.10%; Hispanic or Latino 3.10%; Asian 0.40%; Other 2.50%). Foreign born: 2.30%. Median age: 34.30
Income 2000: per capita $13,465; median household $27,582; Population below poverty level: 20.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,964-$18,849
Unemployment (2004): 5.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 21.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Cook County, Illinois

118 N Clark St Rm 820
Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: (312) 603-4660
Fax: (312) 603-4479
www.co.cook.il.us

On the northeast border of IL bounded on east by the western shore of Lake Michigan; organized Jan 15, 1831 from Putnam County. Name Origin: For Daniel Pope Cook (1794-1827), first attorney general of IL and U.S. representative (1819-27)

Area (sq mi):: 1635.04 (land 945.68; water 689.36) Population per square mile: 5608.30
Population 2005: 5,303,683 State rank: 1 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.40%; 1990-2000 5.30% Population 2000: 5,376,741 (White 47.60%; Black or African American 26.10%; Hispanic or Latino 19.90%; Asian 4.80%; Other 12.70%). Foreign born: 19.80%. Median age: 33.60
Income 2000: per capita $23,227; median household $45,922; Population below poverty level: 13.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $33,918-$35,324
Unemployment (2004): 6.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 32.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 12.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Chicago County seat (286,224)
  • Cicero (83,102)
  • Arlington Heights (75,181)
  • Evanston (74,811)
  • Schaumburg (73,346)
  • Palatine (66,401)
  • Bolingbrook (66,206)
  • Skokie (63,965)
  • Tinley Park (56,274)
  • Des Plaines (56,229)
  • Mount Prospect (55,028)
  • Orland Park (54,781)
  • Oak Lawn (54,257)
  • Berwyn (52,000)
  • Oak Park (50,993)
  • Hoffman Estates (49,823)
  • Glenview (44,655)
  • Calumet City (38,172)
  • Park Ridge (37,185)
  • Streamwood (37,125)
  • Wheeling (36,766)
  • Northbrook (34,209)
  • Elk Grove Village (34,136)
  • Chicago Heights (31,688)
  • Niles (29,617)
  • Harvey (29,030)
  • Oak Forest (28,078)
  • Burbank (27,741)
  • Lansing (27,574)
  • Wilmette (27,104)
  • Maywood (26,081)
  • Dolton (24,765)
  • Elmwood Park (24,653)
  • Rolling Meadows (23,990)
  • Park Forest (23,189)
  • Blue Island (23,010)
  • Melrose Park (22,734)
  • Morton Grove (22,383)
  • South Holland (21,731)
  • Evergreen Park (20,086)
  • Bellwood (19,754)
  • Alsip (19,239)
  • Homewood (19,112)
  • Franklin Park (18,701)
  • Brookfield (18,678)
  • Palos Hills (17,399)
  • Prospect Heights (16,544)
  • Westchester (16,367)
  • Country Club Hills (16,283)
  • La Grange (15,557)
  • Forest Park (15,251)
  • Bridgeview (15,061)
  • Riverdale (14,759)
  • Matteson (14,668)
  • Lemont (14,643)
  • Hazel Crest (14,555)
  • Norridge (14,159)
  • Midlothian (14,072)
  • Chicago Ridge (13,728)
  • Hickory Hills (13,652)
  • Richton Park (12,879)
  • La Grange Park (12,857)
  • Justice (12,649)
  • Western Springs (12,562)
  • Winnetka (12,473)
  • Palos Heights (12,440)
  • Markham (12,348)
  • Lincolnwood (12,101)
  • Schiller Park (11,726)
  • Northlake (11,473)
  • River Forest (11,371)
  • Crestwood (11,255)
  • Burr Ridge (10,822)
  • Worth (10,718)
  • Sauk Village (10,490)
  • Lyons (10,480)
  • Summit (10,391)
  • River Grove (10,293)
  • Steger (10,201)

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    Cook County, Minnesota

    411 E 2nd St
    Grand Marais, MN 55604
    Phone: (218) 387-3610
    Fax: (218) 387-3007
    www.co.cook.mn.us

    On the northeastern border of MN; established Mar 9, 1874 from Lake County. Name Origin: For Maj. Michael Cook (1828-64), an officer in the Civil War and MN legislator. Some claim John Cook (?-1872), killed by Ojibway Indians

    Area (sq mi):: 3339.72 (land 1450.60; water 1889.11) Population per square mile: 3.70
    Population 2005: 5,367 State rank: 82 Population change: 2000-20005 3.90%; 1990-2000 33.60% Population 2000: 5,168 (White 89.20%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.30%; Other 10.00%). Foreign born: 2.70%. Median age: 44.00
    Income 2000: per capita $21,775; median household $36,640; Population below poverty level: 10.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,661-$29,301
    Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 18.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 4.60%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    References in classic literature ?
    This time Jurgis was bound for the "Bridewell," a petty jail where Cook County prisoners serve their time.
    6) According to the Cook County criminal justice system, the Nesczuk brothers had acted lawfully when they beat to death John Wijas in his Pleasant Place garden.
    Because of these findings and anecdotal reports of deer ticks in Cook County, we also surveyed 3 sites in Cook County during the fall of 2005.
    Local Illinois newspaper the Pioneer Press recently reported that the Cook County Board has banned electric- and gas-powered scooters from all public streets, sidewalks and bike paths.
    The 27-year-old woman had just delivered a healthy baby girl at Cook County Hospital in Chicago when obstetrician Julie B.
    She was the first woman to prosecute major criminal cases in the Cook County State's Attorney's Office and the first woman elected to the Illinois Supreme Court.
    Ryan, a 50-year-old lawyer, has recently been named chief of the juvenile court system for the state's Attorney's Office in Cook County.
    Ayoung black man, shot in a housing project on Chicago's West Side, lies moaning on a table in the trauma unit of Cook County Hospital.
    CHICAGO -- Breaking away from their traditional pay-as-you-go method for funding County Road and Highway improvements, Cook County partnered with Wells Fargo Securities, the investment banking and capital markets business of Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC), to create and implement a financing vehicle that funds long-term surface transportation and highway improvements, creating jobs and accelerating infrastructure projects.
    The Cook County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM) seeks a qualified proposer to: (1) create a comprehensive Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) for all Cook County government departments and agencies with all Annexes and Appendices, including planning partners and emergency response partners; (2) develop a template for local jurisdiction municipal and township EOPs as well as support the completion of these EOPs; and (3) develop a Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP)/Continuity of Government (COG) plan for Cook County agencies as well as municipalities.
    CHICAGO, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) will be unavailable this spring to help Cook County residents who are behind in their payments to Illinois' public utilities.