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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.
    A coalition of road builders, engineering firms and construction industry groups sued Cook County this week claiming officials illegally diverted about $250 million earmarked for roads, bridges and transit to a fund unrelated to transportation.
    Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx today announced that the U.
    The Cook County State's Attorney's office says Randolph will appear in bond court Thursday afternoon on charges of murder, kidnapping and predatory criminal sexual assault.
    The Cook County Board Finance Committee voted in favor of the tax, and now it's going to the Cook County Board for approval.
    M2 EQUITYBITES-December 1, 2015-Molina Healthcare to acquire Better Health Network in Cook County for undisclosed value
    THE COOK COUNTY States Attorney's Office has sought to develop and provide evidence-based programs as alternatives to traditional prosecution and sentencing for low-level offenders.
    com)-- Cook County Justice for Children (CCJC), an independent nonprofit that seeks to ensure the just and effective administration of the Cook County Juvenile Court, shared its thoughts on the current search being conducted by Chief Judge Timothy C.
    Bank of America Corp (NYSE BAC) was sued by Cook County for predatory lending.
    home after law enforcement received a tip he may be cooking meth, according to a release from the Cook County Sheriff's Office.
    Cook County, Illinois passed a solid waste and recycling ordinance allowing for increased inspections and monitoring of recycling and waste facilities.
    It was 1980, and the Cook County criminal court was quickly becoming the busiest in the nation.