Douglas County


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Douglas County, Minnesota

305 8th Ave W
Alexandria, MN 56308
Phone: (320) 762-3877
Fax: (320) 762-2389
www.co.douglas.mn.us

In west-central MN, northwest of Saint Cloud; established Mar 8, 1858 from Todd County. Name Origin: For Stephen Arnold Douglas (1813-61), U.S. orator and statesman

Area (sq mi):: 719.94 (land 634.32; water 85.62) Population per square mile: 55.40
Population 2005: 35,138 State rank: 29 Population change: 2000-20005 7.10%; 1990-2000 14.50% Population 2000: 32,821 (White 98.20%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.40%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 39.70
Income 2000: per capita $18,850; median household $37,703; Population below poverty level: 8.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,218-$27,431
Unemployment (2004): 3.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 17.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Alexandria County seat (10,231)

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    Douglas County, South Dakota

    PO Box 36
    Armour, SD 57313
    Phone: (605) 724-2585
    Fax: (605) 724-2508

    In south-central SD, southwest of Sioux Falls; created Jan 8, 1873 (prior to statehood) from Charles Mix County. Name Origin: For Stephen Arnold Douglas (1813-61), U.S. orator and statesman

    Area (sq mi):: 434.13 (land 433.53; water 0.60) Population per square mile: 7.60
    Population 2005: 3,309 State rank: 46 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.30%; 1990-2000 -7.70% Population 2000: 3,458 (White 97.90%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 41.80
    Income 2000: per capita $13,827; median household $28,478; Population below poverty level: 14.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,634-$25,487
    Unemployment (2004): 2.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 14.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 19.80%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Douglas County, Missouri

    283 SE 2nd Ave
    Ava, MO 65608
    Phone: (417) 683-4714
    Fax: (417) 683-1017

    In south-central MO, southeast of Springfield; organized Oct 29, 1857 from Ozark County. Name Origin: For Stephen Arnold Douglas (1813-61), U.S. orator and statesman

    Area (sq mi):: 814.60 (land 814.53; water 0.07) Population per square mile: 16.70
    Population 2005: 13,594 State rank: 75 Population change: 2000-20005 3.90%; 1990-2000 10.20% Population 2000: 13,084 (White 96.40%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 2.80%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 40.10
    Income 2000: per capita $13,785; median household $25,918; Population below poverty level: 17.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,729-$18,187
    Unemployment (2004): 5.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -4.20% Median travel time to work: 31.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 42.80%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Douglas County, Colorado

    100 3rd St
    Castle Rock, CO 80104
    Phone: (303) 660-7401
    Fax: (303) 688-1293
    www.douglas.co.us

    In central CO, between Denver and Colorado Springs; original county, organized Nov 1, 1861 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Stephen Arnold Douglas (1813-61), U.S. orator and statesman

    Area (sq mi):: 842.75 (land 840.11; water 2.64) Population per square mile: 296.90
    Population 2005: 249,416 State rank: 8 Population change: 2000-20005 41.90%; 1990-2000 191.00% Population 2000: 175,766 (White 89.70%; Black or African American 1.00%; Hispanic or Latino 5.10%; Asian 2.50%; Other 3.80%). Foreign born: 5.20%. Median age: 33.70
    Income 2000: per capita $34,848; median household $82,929; Population below poverty level: 2.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $43,471-$38,900
    Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 29.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 68.60%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Parker (36,962)
  • Castle Rock County seat (32,709)

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    Douglas County, Georgia

    8700 Hospital Dr
    Douglasville, GA 30134
    Phone: (770) 920-7266
    Fax: (770) 920-7357
    www.co.douglas.ga.us

    In west-central GA, west of Atlanta; organized Oct 17, 1870 from Carroll and Campbell counties. Name Origin: For Stephen Arnold Douglas (1813-61), U.S. orator and statesman

    Area (sq mi):: 200.26 (land 199.30; water 0.96) Population per square mile: 565.80
    Population 2005: 112,760 State rank: 15 Population change: 2000-20005 22.30%; 1990-2000 29.60% Population 2000: 92,174 (White 75.90%; Black or African American 18.50%; Hispanic or Latino 2.90%; Asian 1.20%; Other 3.00%). Foreign born: 3.90%. Median age: 33.80
    Income 2000: per capita $21,172; median household $50,108; Population below poverty level: 7.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,290-$26,273
    Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.80% Median travel time to work: 32.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 63.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Douglasville County seat (26,461)

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    Douglas County, Kansas

    111 E 11 St
    Lawrence, KS 66044
    Phone: (785) 832-5132
    Fax: (785) 832-5174
    www.douglas-county.com

    In eastern KS, east of Topeka; original county; organized Aug 25, 1855 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Stephen Arnold Douglas (1813-61), U.S. orator and statesman

    Area (sq mi):: 474.47 (land 456.87; water 17.60) Population per square mile: 225.30
    Population 2005: 102,914 State rank: 5 Population change: 2000-20005 3.00%; 1990-2000 22.20% Population 2000: 99,962 (White 84.60%; Black or African American 4.20%; Hispanic or Latino 3.30%; Asian 3.10%; Other 6.60%). Foreign born: 5.20%. Median age: 26.60
    Income 2000: per capita $19,952; median household $37,547; Population below poverty level: 15.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,206-$26,976
    Unemployment (2004): 4.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 19.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 24.00%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Lawrence County seat (81,873)

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    Douglas County, Nevada

    PO Box 218
    Minden, NV 89423
    Phone: (775) 782-9020
    Fax: (775) 782-9016
    www.co.douglas.nv.us

    On the southwestern border of NV, south of Reno; original county; organized Nov 25, 1861 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Stephen Arnold Douglas (1813-61), U.S. orator and statesman

    Area (sq mi):: 737.65 (land 709.85; water 27.80) Population per square mile: 66.20
    Population 2005: 47,017 State rank: 5 Population change: 2000-20005 14.00%; 1990-2000 49.30% Population 2000: 41,259 (White 87.80%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 7.40%; Asian 1.30%; Other 6.60%). Foreign born: 5.70%. Median age: 41.70
    Income 2000: per capita $27,288; median household $51,849; Population below poverty level: 7.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $39,539-$41,048
    Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.60% Median travel time to work: 23.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 34.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Douglas County, Nebraska

    1819 Farnam St
    Omaha, NE 68183
    Phone: (402) 444-6762
    Fax: (402) 444-6456
    www.co.douglas.ne.us

    On the eastern border of NE, west of Council Bluffs, IA; original county; organized 1854 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Stephen Arnold Douglas (1813-61), U.S. orator and statesman

    Area (sq mi):: 339.60 (land 330.98; water 8.62) Population per square mile: 1471.20
    Population 2005: 486,929 State rank: 1 Population change: 2000-20005 5.00%; 1990-2000 11.30% Population 2000: 463,585 (White 78.20%; Black or African American 11.50%; Hispanic or Latino 6.70%; Asian 1.70%; Other 5.90%). Foreign born: 5.90%. Median age: 33.60
    Income 2000: per capita $22,879; median household $43,209; Population below poverty level: 9.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $34,714-$36,672
    Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 18.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.80%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Douglas County, Oregon

    1036 SE Douglas St
    Roseburg, OR 97470
    Phone: (541) 440-4323
    Fax: (541) 440-4408
    www.co.douglas.or.us

    In southwestern OR, south of Eugene; organized Jan 7, 1852 (prior to statehood) from Umpqua County, which was organized in 1851 and whose remnant, after Coos County was broken off in 1855, was annexed to Douglas County in 1862. Name Origin: For Stephen Arnold Douglas (1813-61), U.S. orator and statesman

    Area (sq mi):: 5133.83 (land 5036.62; water 97.21) Population per square mile: 20.70
    Population 2005: 104,202 State rank: 9 Population change: 2000-20005 3.80%; 1990-2000 6.10% Population 2000: 100,399 (White 91.90%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 3.30%; Asian 0.60%; Other 5.30%). Foreign born: 2.10%. Median age: 41.20
    Income 2000: per capita $16,581; median household $33,223; Population below poverty level: 13.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,650-$24,357
    Unemployment (2004): 9.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 20.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 6.10%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Roseburg County seat (20,447)

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    Douglas County, Wisconsin

    1313 Belknap St
    Superior, WI 54880
    Phone: (715) 395-1341
    Fax: (715) 395-1421
    www.douglascountywi.org

    On northwestern border of WI, at southwestern end of Lake Superior; organized Feb 9, 1854 from unorganized territory. Name Origin: For Stephen Arnold Douglas (1813-61), U.S. orator and statesman

    Area (sq mi):: 1479.91 (land 1309.13; water 170.78) Population per square mile: 33.80
    Population 2005: 44,208 State rank: 31 Population change: 2000-20005 2.10%; 1990-2000 3.70% Population 2000: 43,287 (White 94.90%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.60%; Other 3.40%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 37.70
    Income 2000: per capita $17,638; median household $35,226; Population below poverty level: 11.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,612-$23,568
    Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 20.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Superior County seat (26,947)

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    Douglas County, Illinois

    401 S Center St PO Box 467
    Tuscola, IL 61953
    Phone: (217) 253-2411
    Fax: (217) 253-2233

    In east-central IL, east of Decatur; organized Feb 8, 1859 from Coles County. Name Origin: For Stephen Arnold Douglas (1813-61), U.S. orator and statesman

    Area (sq mi):: 417.42 (land 416.86; water 0.56) Population per square mile: 47.90
    Population 2005: 19,950 State rank: 58 Population change: 2000-20005 0.10%; 1990-2000 2.40% Population 2000: 19,922 (White 95.30%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 3.50%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.20%). Foreign born: 2.50%. Median age: 37.40
    Income 2000: per capita $18,474; median household $39,439; Population below poverty level: 6.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,412-$25,834
    Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 19.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 39.80%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Douglas County, Washington

    203 Ranier St
    Waterville, WA 98858
    Phone: (509) 745-8537
    Fax: (509) 745-9045
    www.douglascountywa.net

    In east-central WA, west of Spokane; organized Nov 28, 1883 (prior to statehood) from Lincoln County, just four days after Lincoln Co. was formed. Name Origin: For Stephen Arnold Douglas (1813-61), U.S. orator and statesman

    Area (sq mi):: 1848.69 (land 1820.53; water 28.17) Population per square mile: 19.20
    Population 2005: 34,977 State rank: 26 Population change: 2000-20005 7.30%; 1990-2000 24.40% Population 2000: 32,603 (White 77.20%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 19.70%; Asian 0.50%; Other 14.50%). Foreign born: 13.50%. Median age: 35.70
    Income 2000: per capita $17,148; median household $38,464; Population below poverty level: 14.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,509-$22,834
    Unemployment (2004): 6.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.30% Median travel time to work: 19.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 57.40%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    During the past 11 years, Zonta Douglas County has donated more than $85,000 to local charities, and gave more than $12,000 in scholarships to local high school seniors.
    Columbia Cove Park shoreline stabilization, Douglas County PUD; apparent low bidder was Olin Excavation of Entiat.
    Reedsport police officers and Douglas County sheriff's deputies arrived shortly thereafter.
    Voucher supporters lined up to assist Douglas County in defending the program.
    I'm thrilled to bring this recognition to Douglas County schools," Sheriff said.
    Columbian white-tailed deer occur in two distinct population segments: 1) the Lower Columbia River population, found in Wahkiakum County in Washington, and Clatsop and Columbia counties in Oregon; and 2) the Douglas County population in southwestern Oregon.
    The wireless network will he used to give Douglas County families at-home access to individualized instructional programming, diagnostic and skills-building tools, school-based e-mail accounts, parent-teacher communications, and a school-filtered Internet portal.
    On October 28, the Associated Press reported the saga of Kim Fedje when she checked livestock on her property in Douglas County, Minnesota, a few days earlier.
    Georgia's Douglas County School System has implemented wide area wireless broadband technology from Navini Networks.
    After more than a year of interviewing government officials and employees, consulting with national experts, and reviewing the literature, a citizen's committee recommended in June the full merger of the City of Omaha and Douglas County.
    NASCAR Winston West Series: Greg Pursley of Santa Clarita inched closer to the NASCAR Winston West Series rookie title with a top-10 showing at the NAPA Auto Parts 200 at Douglas County Speedway in Roseburg, Ore.
    LOS ANGELES -- VCA Animal Hospitals announced that VCA Douglas County Animal Hospital, which is located near the Burning Tree fire in Douglas County, Colorado, is offering free boarding assistance for companion animals whose families are being forced to comply with evacuation orders.

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