Darke County

Darke County, Ohio

504 S Broadway St
Greenville, OH 45331
Phone: (937) 547-7370
Fax: (937) 547-7367

On the central western border of OH, northwest of Dayton; organized Jan 3, 1809 from Miami County. Name Origin: For Gen. William Darke (1736-1801), an officer in the French and Indian War and the Revolutionary War

Area (sq mi):: 600.29 (land 599.80; water 0.49) Population per square mile: 88.30
Population 2005: 52,983 State rank: 48 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.60%; 1990-2000 -0.60% Population 2000: 53,309 (White 97.60%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 37.40
Income 2000: per capita $18,670; median household $39,307; Population below poverty level: 8.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,566-$27,487
Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.80% Median travel time to work: 22.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 36.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Greenville County seat (13,267)

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    On the other hand, joint venturing makes these services more likely to find a home in Darke County.
    The $800 million that Invenergy is ready to invest in Ohio "is in jeopardy," he said, including projects in Hardin County and Darke County that would bring construction and operation jobs, and millions of dollars in annual local tax revenue.
    Mark Whitaker, a detective in the Darke County Sheriff's Department in Greenville, Ohio, said yesterday that the marker is still missing and Ms.
    SafeHaven also has a satellite site serving Darke County in Greenville.
    In Southwestern Ohio, the Darke County Solid Waste District and Spartech Plastics LLC received $250,000 for the purchase of equipment to process and recycle 17,000 tons annually of polyethylene plastic from the company's manufacturing process.
    Three years ago, a notice in the Darke County Extension newsletter about a certification program to compost dead livestock piqued farmer Tony Bornhorst's interest.
    The Muncie banking market is defined as Delaware County excluding Salem township; Randolph County excluding Washington and Greensfork townships; Licking and Johnson townships in Blackford County, all in Indiana; and Jackson township in Darke County, Ohio.
    Yet Darke County memorials to Annie Oakley, one of its brightest stars, are modest and tasteful, perhaps in keeping with the personality of the 5-footer who sewed her own clothes and spent part of her life as an impoverished servant.
    She was born Phoebe Ann Moses on August 13, 1860, to a poor family in Darke County, Ohio.
    Every year we are exposed to a high level of risk from bad weather, even with our current federal crop insurance," said Mark Stuckewho operates a 13,000-acre farm in Darke County, OH growing corn and soybeans.
    Jeff Fettig, chairman and CEO of Whirlpool Corporation said, "This expansion project recognizes the outstanding skills of our Greenville employees, as well as strong partnership and support from the state of Ohio, the city of Greenville and Darke County .