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Dawson County, Georgia

76 Howard Ave E Suite 120
Dawsonville, GA 30534
Phone: (706) 344-3501
Fax: (706) 344-3504
www.dawsoncounty.org

In north-central GA, northeast of Atlanta; organized Dec 3, 1857 from Gilmer and Lumpkin counties. Name Origin: For William Crosby Dawson (1798-1856), soldier, jurist, and U.S. senator from GA (1849-55)

Area (sq mi):: 213.93 (land 211.04; water 2.90) Population per square mile: 93.50
Population 2005: 19,731 State rank: 89 Population change: 2000-20005 23.30%; 1990-2000 69.70% Population 2000: 15,999 (White 96.40%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 1.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 36.20
Income 2000: per capita $22,520; median household $47,486; Population below poverty level: 7.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,571-$28,010
Unemployment (2004): 3.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 34.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 65.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Dawson County, Montana

207 W Bell St
Glendive, MT 59330
Phone: (406) 377-3058
Fax: (406) 377-1717
www.dawsoncountymontana.org

In central eastern MT; original county, organized Jan 15, 1869 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Maj. Andrew Dawson, commander of Fort Benton for the American Fur Company

Area (sq mi):: 2383.13 (land 2373.14; water 9.99) Population per square mile: 3.70
Population 2005: 8,688 State rank: 25 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.10%; 1990-2000 -4.70% Population 2000: 9,059 (White 97.00%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.10%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 41.00
Income 2000: per capita $15,368; median household $31,393; Population below poverty level: 14.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,473-$22,590
Unemployment (2004): 4.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 13.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 5.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Dawson County, Texas

PO Box 1268
Lamesa, TX 79331
Phone: (806) 872-3778
Fax: (806) 872-2473
www.co.dawson.tx.us

In the southwestern TX panhandle, south of Lubbock; organized Feb 1, 1858 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For Nicholas Mosby Dawson (1808-42), Republic of TX army officer killed in action

Area (sq mi):: 902.12 (land 902.06; water 0.06) Population per square mile: 15.80
Population 2005: 14,256 State rank: 144 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.90%; 1990-2000 4.40% Population 2000: 14,985 (White 42.40%; Black or African American 8.70%; Hispanic or Latino 48.20%; Asian 0.20%; Other 18.70%). Foreign born: 4.20%. Median age: 35.60
Income 2000: per capita $15,011; median household $28,211; Population below poverty level: 19.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,054-$20,042
Unemployment (2004): 7.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.70% Median travel time to work: 14.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 10.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Dawson County, Nebraska

PO Box 370
Lexington, NE 68850
Phone: (308) 324-2127
Fax: (308) 324-6106
www.dawsoncountyne.net

In south-central NE, west of Grand Island; organized Jan 11, 1860 from Buffalo County. Name Origin: For Jacob Dawson, first postmaster of Lancaster (now Lincoln)

Area (sq mi):: 1019.30 (land 1012.92; water 6.37) Population per square mile: 24.30
Population 2005: 24,617 State rank: 13 Population change: 2000-20005 1.00%; 1990-2000 22.20% Population 2000: 24,365 (White 72.80%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 25.40%; Asian 0.70%; Other 16.70%). Foreign born: 15.90%. Median age: 34.30
Income 2000: per capita $15,973; median household $36,132; Population below poverty level: 10.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,883-$23,630
Unemployment (2004): 4.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 14.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Lexington County seat (10,056)

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