Dubois County

Dubois County, Indiana

1 Courthouse Sq
Jasper, IN 47546
Phone: (812) 481-7035
Fax: (812) 481-7044

In south-central IN, northeast of Evansville; established Dec 20, 1817 from Orange and Perry counties. Name Origin: For Toussaint Dubois, a French immigrant who fought with the Americans at the Battle of Tippecanoe (1811)

Area (sq mi):: 435.23 (land 430.09; water 5.14) Population per square mile: 95.00
Population 2005: 40,858 State rank: 36 Population change: 2000-20005 3.00%; 1990-2000 8.40% Population 2000: 39,674 (White 96.50%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 2.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 2.10%. Median age: 36.10
Income 2000: per capita $20,225; median household $44,169; Population below poverty level: 5.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $29,942-$32,448
Unemployment (2004): 3.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 17.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Jasper County seat (13,533)

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    What do Dubois County Soil and Water Conservation, Gibson County Horticultural Society, Habitat for Humanity and Youth First have in common?
    Erickson started her career fresh out of college in 2000 at the Dubois County Herald in Indiana.
    Within Indiana counties, participation ranged from 67 percent in Greene County to 86 percent in Dubois County (see Figure 3).
    Jasper's Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center has opened the Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center, a $7 million, 14,000-square-foot center affiliated with Indiana University's Simon Cancer Center, reports Robert Grewe, president of the Dubois County Area Development Corp.
    The eastern part of Dubois County, including the Patoka Lake area
    In another Hoosier state merger, members of the Gibson County Co-op, the Dubois County Co-op in Huntingburg, the Warrick County Co-op in Chrisney and the Spencer County Co-op voted to approve a merger to gain greater buying power.
    As we look at states that are successful in the production and marketing of ethanol, we see a strong partnership between producers investing in ethanol promotion with checkoff funds and state government providing important tax incentives to make renewable fuels an economical choice," said Dennis Whitsitt, ICGA president and a Dubois County corn and soybean farmer.
    You really can judge a book by its cover--a picture book, that is, says Keith Younker, an English teacher at Southridge High School, part of Indiana's Southwest Dubois County School Corp.
    The book debuted at the Book Gala at the Dubois County Museum in December, and sold out all 2,000 copies.
    Fillmore, in his second season as a Mustangs assistant, said he's retiring from baseball after spending the past two summers in independent leagues, last year for the DuBois County (Ind.
    Most of the wood manufacturers are based in and around Jasper, IN, in Dubois County.
    In other agribusiness news, Farbest Foods, a turkey production company Dubois County, is expanding its Huntingburg operations.