Dubuque County

Dubuque County, Iowa

720 Central Ave
Dubuque, IA 52001
Phone: (563) 589-4418
www.dubuquecounty.org

On the eastern border of IA, northeast of Cedar Rapids; established Sep 6, 1834 (prior to statehood) from Wisconsin Territory. The present boundaries were established in 1837. Name Origin: For Julien Dubuque (1762-1810), a French-Canadian and the first permanent white settler in Iowa (1785); he negotiated an agreement in 1788 with the Fox Indians so he could work lead mines in the IA region

Area (sq mi):: 616.56 (land 608.16; water 8.41) Population per square mile: 150.70
Population 2005: 91,631 State rank: 7 Population change: 2000-20005 2.80%; 1990-2000 3.20% Population 2000: 89,143 (White 96.50%; Black or African American 0.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.60%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 1.90%. Median age: 36.50
Income 2000: per capita $19,600; median household $39,582; Population below poverty level: 7.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,691-$27,241
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 15.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 6.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Dubuque County seat (57,504)

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    The desired system shall be capable of interfacing with the Dubuque County Emergency Communications Center which uses Sungard OSSI One Solution CAD, Harris EDACS 800MHz trunked and VHF (backup) radio.
    Dubuque, Iowa (AP) -- The Dubuque County Sheriff's Department is getting a virtual firearms simulator that will put deputies close to dangerous situations without actually placing them in the line of fire.
    3bn, Dubuque Bank and Trust serves customers throughout Dubuque County, Iowa, with banking centres in Epworth, Farley and Holy Cross.
    It doesn't matter whether you know the other person's age or not," a Dubuque County public defender told KCRG.
    When I learned that, I thought, oh boy, if Dubuque County can have yields like that, what will happen when we have an "ideal" growing season, not only in Iowa, but the rest of the Midwest.
    4 billion in assets and serving customers in the Tri-State region of Dubuque County in northeast Iowa, portions of Grant County in southwest Wisconsin and Jo Daviess County in northwest Illinois.
    The first of those lawsuits was to go to trial March 7 in Dubuque County.
    He is writing a biography of Hall of Fame pitcher Urban "Red" Faber, a native of Dubuque County.
    The District Court for Dubuque County granted the defendants' motion.
    Sandi Hutehcroft, who manages a cooperative law enforcement dispatch and radio system in Dubuque County, discussed the how federal activities, such as licensing of spectrum and 911 cell phone actions, affect Dubuque-area operations.
    Reported by: CJ Lohff, MD, GM Nissen, ML Magnant, MP Quinlisk, MD, State Epidemiologist, Iowa Dept of Public Health; CL Tieskoetter, PL Kowalski, Visiting Nurse Association of Dubuque; PA Buss, PhD, Dubuque County Health Dept; TA Link, MR Corrigan, City of Dubuque Health Svcs Dept; JP Viner, MD, Dubuque County Board of Health; AJ Behnke, United Clinical Laboratories, Dubuque; MS DeMartino, AK Houston, Univ of Iowa Hygienic Laboratory, Iowa City, Iowa.
    The list of Dubuque's soldiers was compiled by beginning with a list of all soldiers from Dubuque County and eliminating those who could be identified in various sources as not from Dubuque city.