Coos County


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Coos County, Oregon

250 N Baxter St
Coquille, OR 97423
Phone: (541) 396-3121
Fax: (541) 396-4861
www.co.coos.or.us

On the southwestern coast of OR, southwest of Eugene; organized Dec 22, 1853 (prior to statehood) from Umpqua and Jackson counties. Name Origin: For the Coos Bay Indian tribe, the name being interpreted as either 'take' or 'place of pines.'

Area (sq mi):: 1806.38 (land 1600.48; water 205.90) Population per square mile: 40.40
Population 2005: 64,711 State rank: 16 Population change: 2000-20005 3.10%; 1990-2000 4.20% Population 2000: 62,779 (White 90.20%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 3.40%; Asian 0.90%; Other 6.90%). Foreign born: 2.70%. Median age: 43.10
Income 2000: per capita $17,547; median household $31,542; Population below poverty level: 15.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,959-$24,380
Unemployment (2004): 9.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 19.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 4.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Coos Bay (15,565)

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    Coos County, New Hampshire

    55 School St Suite 301
    Lancaster, NH 03584
    Phone: (603) 788-4900

    In northern NH; organized Dec 24, 1803 from Grafton County. Name Origin: From the Pennacook Indian word cohos 'pine tree' or 'place where pines grow.'

    Area (sq mi):: 1831.44 (land 1800.39; water 31.06) Population per square mile: 18.70
    Population 2005: 33,655 State rank: 10 Population change: 2000-20005 1.60%; 1990-2000 -4.90% Population 2000: 33,111 (White 97.70%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 4.00%. Median age: 41.50
    Income 2000: per capita $17,218; median household $33,593; Population below poverty level: 10.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,244-$27,077
    Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.00% Median travel time to work: 19.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 17.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Berlin (10,484)

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    Coos County epitomizes the perennial sogginess of Western Oregon.
    Gottlob said the project will "dramatically alter the employment outlook for Coos County over the next decade, reversing a more than 10-year trend of declining wage and salary employment in the county.
    Unable to discern if she said that in a fit of rage or is a mentally unstable person, Coos County sheriff's Sgt.
    The three are tied by a series of tragic events, which cause them to go on the run for decades from the twisted Sheriff of Coos County.
    20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coos County Airport District today announced that SkyWest has agreed to continue service between the Southwest Oregon Regional Airport (OTH) in North Bend, Ore.
    Now, most of the Coos County community is embracing the construction of a new $154.
    Where not so long ago the New England urbanite bought a vacation home on a lake in central New Hampshire or southern Maine, he now forsakes the crowded, expensive resort areas for the pristine woods of the North Country - from Vermont's Northeast Kingdom through Coos County of New Hampshire to northern Maine.
    That's why Coos County Family Health Services and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in New Hampshire (Anthem) is teaming up to help North County residents fight the flu.
    But Brady questioned that ruling, telling the Coos County Democrat that the bylaws deal with "individuals who supported a political committee of another party or were part of an organized group supporting someone from another party.
    June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coos County Airport District today announced that SkyWest United Express will continue flying two direct flights per day through the summer of 2010, between the Southwest Oregon Regional Airport (OTH) in North Bend, Ore.
    OTCBB:CMHM), a leading full service provider of correctional facility healthcare services to county detention centers, today announced that it has been awarded a new, multi-year contract with Coos County, Oregon.
    Saturday at Coos History Museum, on Front Street in Coos Bay, when Lionel Youst tells the story of Harry and Agnes Bridges and the International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union in Coos County, of which Harry Bridges was president for 40 years; talk will focus on Bridges' personal Coos County connection and efforts by his wife to deport him to his native Australia during the Cold War.