Daviess County


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Daviess County, Missouri

102 N Main St
Gallatin, MO 64640
Phone: (660) 663-2641
Fax: (660) 663-3376

In north-central MO, northeast of Saint Joseph; organized Dec 29, 1836 from Ray County. Name Origin: For Col. Joseph Hamilton Daviess (1774-1811), VA soldier and jurist who unsuccessfully attempted to indict Aaron Burr for treason (1806). According to Jacob Piatt Dunn, "The Colonel's name was Daveiss and he always wrote it that way", however, the name is sometimes spelled 'Daviess' in biographical entries and in places named for him

Area (sq mi):: 569.07 (land 566.97; water 2.11) Population per square mile: 14.30
Population 2005: 8,121 State rank: 100 Population change: 2000-20005 1.30%; 1990-2000 1.90% Population 2000: 8,016 (White 98.30%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 0.20%. Median age: 38.90
Income 2000: per capita $15,953; median household $30,855; Population below poverty level: 15.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,889-$21,082
Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 29.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 48.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Daviess County, Kentucky

PO Box 609
Owensboro, KY 42302
Phone: (270) 685-8434
Fax: (270) 686-7111
www.daviessky.org

On northwestern border of KY, east of Henderson; organized Jan 14, 1815 from Ohio County. Name Origin: For Joseph Hamilton Davies (1774-1811), VA soldier and jurist, unsuccessful in his attempt to indict Aaron Burr (1756-1836) for treason

Area (sq mi):: 476.27 (land 462.39; water 13.88) Population per square mile: 201.30
Population 2005: 93,060 State rank: 7 Population change: 2000-20005 1.70%; 1990-2000 5.00% Population 2000: 91,545 (White 93.20%; Black or African American 4.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 36.80
Income 2000: per capita $18,739; median household $36,813; Population below poverty level: 12.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,635-$26,479
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.40% Median travel time to work: 19.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 13.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Owensboro County seat (54,900)

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    Daviess County, Indiana

    PO Box 739
    Washington, IN 47501
    Phone: (812) 254-8664
    Fax: (812) 254-8698
    www.daviesscounty.org

    In southwestern IN, east of Vincennes; established Dec 24, 1816 from Indian lands. Name Origin: For Col. Joseph Hamilton Daviess (1774-1811), VA soldier and jurist who unsuccessfully attempted to indict Aaron Burr for treason (1806). According to Jacob Piatt Dunn, "the Colonel's name was Daveiss and he always wrote it that way"; however, the name is sometimes spelled 'Daviess' in biographical entries and in places named for him

    Area (sq mi):: 436.86 (land 430.66; water 6.20) Population per square mile: 70.70
    Population 2005: 30,466 State rank: 54 Population change: 2000-20005 2.20%; 1990-2000 8.30% Population 2000: 29,820 (White 96.60%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 2.10%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 1.90%. Median age: 35.50
    Income 2000: per capita $16,015; median household $34,064; Population below poverty level: 13.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,487-$24,088
    Unemployment (2004): 3.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 23.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 30.80%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Washington County seat (11,304)

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    References in periodicals archive ?
    The traditional high school experience will still exist and schools will retain their identities, said Daviess County Public Schools Superintendent Tom Shelton.
    Lauren Mayhew, marketing director at Daviess County Teachers Federal Credit Union, found herself in that situation when a prolonged period of unemployment after college forced her to take a teller position at a credit union.
    In Daviess County alone, employment in professional, scientific and technical services jumped from just over 150 to 700 in five years.
    The arts are an integral part of what we need to provide students," says Shelton, who won a state prize for his administrative work in Daviess County and serves as superintendent of Fayette County Public Schools.
    The Sustainable Communities program offers the City of Owensboro the opportunity to showcase so many of our great existing programs as well as a chance to focus on what we can do better as a community,” said Andy Hutchinson, Chairman of PRIDE of Owensboro Daviess County.
    Lease 2157 is located in Jo Daviess County, Township 27 North, Range 2 East, Sec 19 & 30, Township 27 North, Range 1 East, Sections 23,24,25,26, and 36, 4th P.
    In the midst of Amish country--northern Daviess County, Ind.
    Charles Noble, a member of the committee and a soybean farmer in Daviess County, Indiana, says, "I'm pleased with Abney's work and his commitment to Indiana soybean farmers.
    Daviess County Public Library promotes local events in its town with displays of library materials related to them.
    Overlease collected a Daviess County specimen on 21 March 1953 (UMMZ 108125).
    In Daviess County, a $50 million expansion is underway at Grain Processing Corp.
    He will continue to carry out the bank's mission of delivering exceptional customer service while developing new business and maintaining the bank's high level of visibility in its markets throughout Jo Daviess County and northwest Illinois.