Ford County


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Ford County, Kansas

100 Gunsmoke St
Dodge City, KS 67801
Phone: (620) 227-4500
Fax: (620) 227-4699
www.fordcounty.net

In southwestern KS, southeast of Garden City; organized Feb 26, 1867 from unorganized territory. Name Origin: For James Hobart Ford (?-1867), an officer in the Second Colorado cavalry during the Civil War

Area (sq mi):: 1099.29 (land 1098.50; water 0.79) Population per square mile: 30.70
Population 2005: 33,751 State rank: 17 Population change: 2000-20005 4.00%; 1990-2000 18.20% Population 2000: 32,458 (White 57.30%; Black or African American 1.60%; Hispanic or Latino 37.70%; Asian 2.10%; Other 21.50%). Foreign born: 22.50%. Median age: 29.90
Income 2000: per capita $15,721; median household $37,860; Population below poverty level: 12.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,443-$22,455
Unemployment (2004): 3.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 15.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 6.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Dodge City County seat (25,762)

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    Ford County, Illinois

    200 W State St Rm 101
    Paxton, IL 60957
    Phone: (217) 379-2721
    Fax: (217) 379-3258
    fordiroq.prairienet.org/ford.htm

    In east-central IL, east of Bloomington; organized Feb 17, 1859 from Vermilion County. Name Origin: For Thomas Ford (1800-1850), jurist on the IL Supreme Court (1840) and governor (1842-46)

    Area (sq mi):: 486.42 (land 485.90; water 0.52) Population per square mile: 29.10
    Population 2005: 14,157 State rank: 80 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.60%; 1990-2000 -0.20% Population 2000: 14,241 (White 97.50%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 39.40
    Income 2000: per capita $18,860; median household $38,073; Population below poverty level: 7.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,774-$27,799
    Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 21.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 42.40%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    References in periodicals archive ?
    In addition to Stuber, other top finishers in the beginner novice II division included Faith Foster of Ford County, second; Taylor Clark of Edgar County, third; Casey Engelhorn of McLean County, fourth; and Cassidy Vincent of Ogle County, fifth.
    The Ford County Ground is a renowned partisan cauldron for day-night games and while Essex hammered Middlesex in front of their fervent fans, it bodes better that they managed to hold on for victories against Hampshire, Gloucestershire and Sussex when excellent totals were under threat.
    Caption: Multiple tordadoes touch down in Ford County, Kan.
    Grisham shows us the same ability to build the textured world and characters of his fictional Ford County, Mississippi, this time in the Virginia town of Brady and its inhabitants.
    AP) -- Dodge City and Ford County commissions are officially supporting a proposed merger of Dodge City Community College and Fort Hays State University.
    announced today the completion of the second of the joint venture partners' two Kansas wind farms - the Ironwood Windpower Project in Ford County.
    In April 2012, Duke Energy Renewables reportedly sold a 50% stake in Cimarron II and the 168-MW Ironwood Windpower Project in Ford County to Sumitomo Corp of America.
    SCOA is buying a 50 percent stake in the 131-megawatt (MW) Cimarron II Windpower Project in Gray County and the 168-MW Ironwood Windpower Project in Ford County.
    Duke Energy Renewables is planning to sell a 50 percent share in the 131-megawatt Cimarron II Windpower Project in Gray County, and the 168-MW Ironwood Windpower Project in Ford County, to Sumitomo.
    an investigator with the Ford County Sheriff's Office in Kansas.
    The full titles of the Grisham's novels are: A Time To Kill, The Pelican Brief, The Runaway Jury, The Street Lawyer, A Painted House, Skipping Christmas, The King of Torts, The Last Juror, The Innocent Man, Playing For Pizza & Ford County.
    ACTION: Paul Horton bats during the Friends Provident t20 quarterfinal match at the Ford County Ground, Chelmsford