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Grant County, Oregon

201 S Humbolt St Suite 290
Canyon City, OR 97820
Phone: (541) 575-1675
Fax: (541) 575-2248
www.grantcounty.cc

In northeastern OR; organized Oct 14, 1864. Name Origin: For Ulysses Simpson Grant (1822-85), Civil War general and eighteenth U.S. president

Area (sq mi):: 4529.32 (land 4528.60; water 0.71) Population per square mile: 1.60
Population 2005: 7,297 State rank: 31 Population change: 2000-20005 -8.00%; 1990-2000 1.00% Population 2000: 7,935 (White 94.60%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 2.10%; Asian 0.20%; Other 4.00%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 41.70
Income 2000: per capita $16,794; median household $32,560; Population below poverty level: 13.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,358-$23,828
Unemployment (2004): 10.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 18.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 5.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Grant County, North Dakota

102 2nd Ave
Carson, ND 58529
Phone: (701) 622-3615
Fax: (701) 622-3717

In south-central ND, southwest of Bismarck; organized Nov 25, 1916 from Morton County. Name Origin: For Ulysses Simpson Grant (1822-85), Civil War general and eighteenth U.S. president

Area (sq mi):: 1665.92 (land 1659.46; water 6.46) Population per square mile: 1.60
Population 2005: 2,615 State rank: 38 Population change: 2000-20005 -8.00%; 1990-2000 -19.90% Population 2000: 2,841 (White 96.70%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.40%; Other 2.80%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 46.50
Income 2000: per capita $14,616; median household $23,165; Population below poverty level: 20.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,843-$21,840
Unemployment (2004): 3.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 20.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 16.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Grant County, Minnesota

PO Box 1007 County Courthouse
Elbow Lake, MN 56531
Phone: (218) 685-4825
Fax: (218) 685-5349
www.co.grant.mn.us

In west-central MN, southeast of Fargo, ND; established Mar 6, 1868 from Stearns County. Name Origin: For Ulysses S. Grant (1822-85), Civil War general and eighteenth U.S. president

Area (sq mi):: 575.18 (land 546.41; water 28.77) Population per square mile: 11.20
Population 2005: 6,114 State rank: 79 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.80%; 1990-2000 0.70% Population 2000: 6,289 (White 98.10%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 42.50
Income 2000: per capita $17,131; median household $33,775; Population below poverty level: 8.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,509-$24,943
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.10% Median travel time to work: 19.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 30.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Grant County, Washington

35 C St NW
Ephrata, WA 98823
Phone: (509) 754-2011
Fax: (509) 754-6098
www.co.grant.wa.us

In east-central WA; organized Feb 24, 1909 from Douglas County. Name Origin: For Ulysses Simpson Grant (1822-85), Civil War general and eighteenth U.S. president

Area (sq mi):: 2791.29 (land 2681.06; water 110.23) Population per square mile: 30.30
Population 2005: 81,229 State rank: 13 Population change: 2000-20005 8.70%; 1990-2000 36.40% Population 2000: 74,698 (White 65.40%; Black or African American 1.00%; Hispanic or Latino 30.10%; Asian 0.90%; Other 21.70%). Foreign born: 17.10%. Median age: 31.10
Income 2000: per capita $15,037; median household $35,276; Population below poverty level: 17.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,173-$21,756
Unemployment (2004): 8.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.20% Median travel time to work: 17.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 7.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Moses Lake (16,453)

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    Grant County, Nebraska

    105 E Harrison St PO Box 139
    Hyannis, NE 69350
    Phone: (308) 458-2488
    Fax: (308) 458-2780

    In west-central NE, northwest of North Platte; organized Mar 31, 1888 from unorganized territory. In 1870 a "paper" county called Grant covered parts of present-day Lincoln, Frontier, Red Willow, Furnas, Gosper, Dawson, Hayes, and Hitchcock counties, much of which was known as Shorter County in 1860. Name Origin: For Ulysses Simpson Grant (1822-85), Civil War general and eighteenth U.S. president

    Area (sq mi):: 783.23 (land 776.22; water 7.00) Population per square mile: 0.90
    Population 2005: 670 State rank: 89 Population change: 2000-20005 -10.30%; 1990-2000 -2.90% Population 2000: 747 (White 98.30%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.30%; Asian 0.30%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 39.90
    Income 2000: per capita $14,815; median household $34,821; Population below poverty level: 9.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $9,669-$13,705
    Unemployment (2004): 2.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 18.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 10.50%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Grant County, Wisconsin

    111 S Jefferson St
    Lancaster, WI 53813
    Phone: (608) 723-2675
    Fax: (608) 723-4048
    grantcounty.org/govt/index.html

    On southwestern border of WI; organized Dec 8, 1836 (prior to statehood) from Iowa County. Name Origin: For the Grant River, which runs through it; itself named for a trapper and Indian trader who lived on the banks

    Area (sq mi):: 1183.31 (land 1147.85; water 35.46) Population per square mile: 43.30
    Population 2005: 49,671 State rank: 28 Population change: 2000-20005 0.10%; 1990-2000 0.70% Population 2000: 49,597 (White 97.90%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.50%; Other 0.70%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 35.90
    Income 2000: per capita $16,764; median household $36,268; Population below poverty level: 11.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,290-$24,116
    Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.80% Median travel time to work: 20.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 29.90%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Grant County, Indiana

    101 E 4th St
    Marion, IN 46952
    Phone: (765) 668-8121
    Fax: (765) 668-6541
    www.grantcounty.net

    In central IN, northwest of Muncie; organized Feb 10, 1831 from Delaware County. Name Origin: For Samuel and Moses Grant, killed in 1790 in Indian battles in southern IL

    Area (sq mi):: 414.83 (land 414.03; water 0.81) Population per square mile: 170.40
    Population 2005: 70,557 State rank: 22 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.90%; 1990-2000 -1.00% Population 2000: 73,403 (White 88.00%; Black or African American 7.20%; Hispanic or Latino 2.40%; Asian 0.60%; Other 2.90%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 37.40
    Income 2000: per capita $18,003; median household $36,162; Population below poverty level: 11.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,401-$25,639
    Unemployment (2004): 8.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 19.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 16.80%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Marion County seat (30,830)

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    Grant County, Oklahoma

    112 E Guthrie St PO Box 167
    Medford, OK 73759
    Phone: (580) 395-2274
    Fax: (580) 395-2086

    On the central northern border of OK, north of Enid; original county; organized 1895 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Ulysses S. Grant (1822-85), Civil War general and eighteenth U.S. president

    Area (sq mi):: 1003.61 (land 1000.56; water 3.05) Population per square mile: 4.80
    Population 2005: 4,779 State rank: 71 Population change: 2000-20005 -7.10%; 1990-2000 -9.60% Population 2000: 5,144 (White 94.30%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.80%; Asian 0.10%; Other 4.40%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 41.40
    Income 2000: per capita $15,709; median household $28,977; Population below poverty level: 13.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,064-$28,198
    Unemployment (2004): 3.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 21.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 33.50%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Grant County, South Dakota

    210 E 5th Ave
    Milbank, SD 57252
    Phone: (605) 432-6711
    Fax: (605) 432-9004

    On the northeastern border of SD, northeast of Watertown; organized Jun 12, 1878 (prior to statehood) from Codington and Deuel counties. Name Origin: For Ulysses Simpson Grant (1822-85), Civil War general and eighteenth U.S. president

    Area (sq mi):: 687.91 (land 682.51; water 5.40) Population per square mile: 10.80
    Population 2005: 7,384 State rank: 24 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.90%; 1990-2000 -6.30% Population 2000: 7,847 (White 98.50%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 40.30
    Income 2000: per capita $16,543; median household $33,088; Population below poverty level: 9.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,838-$27,697
    Unemployment (2004): 4.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.20% Median travel time to work: 14.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 15.70%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Grant County, West Virginia

    5 Highland Ave
    Petersburg, WV 26847
    Phone: (304) 257-4422
    Fax: (304) 257-9645
    www.grantcounty-wv.com

    In eastern panhandle of WV, southwest of Cumberland, MD; organized Feb 14, 1866 from Hardy County. Name Origin: For Ulysses Simpson Grant (1822-85), Civil War general and eighteenth U.S. president

    Area (sq mi):: 480.19 (land 477.21; water 2.99) Population per square mile: 24.50
    Population 2005: 11,673 State rank: 43 Population change: 2000-20005 3.30%; 1990-2000 8.40% Population 2000: 11,299 (White 97.90%; Black or African American 0.70%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 39.30
    Income 2000: per capita $15,696; median household $28,916; Population below poverty level: 16.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,912-$23,505
    Unemployment (2004): 6.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 26.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.40%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Grant County, Arkansas

    101 W Center St County Courthouse Rm 106
    Sheridan, AR 72150
    Phone: (870) 942-2631
    Fax: (870) 942-3564

    In south-central AR, south of Little Rock; organized Feb 4, 1869 from Jefferson County. Name Origin: For Ulysses S. Grant (1822-85), Civil War general and eighteenth U.S. president

    Area (sq mi):: 633.01 (land 631.78; water 1.23) Population per square mile: 27.50
    Population 2005: 17,348 State rank: 45 Population change: 2000-20005 5.40%; 1990-2000 18.00% Population 2000: 16,464 (White 95.10%; Black or African American 2.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 36.60
    Income 2000: per capita $17,547; median household $37,182; Population below poverty level: 10.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,132-$24,637
    Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.60% Median travel time to work: 31.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 59.00%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Grant County, New Mexico

    PO Box 898
    Silver City, NM 88062
    Phone: (505) 574-0000
    www.grantcountynm.com

    On the western border of NM, northwest of Las Cruces; organized Jan 30, 1868 from Socorro County (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Ulysses Simpson Grant (1822-85), Civil War general and eighteenth U.S. president

    Area (sq mi):: 3967.50 (land 3965.88; water 1.62) Population per square mile: 7.50
    Population 2005: 29,747 State rank: 15 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.00%; 1990-2000 12.00% Population 2000: 31,002 (White 48.50%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 48.80%; Asian 0.30%; Other 23.50%). Foreign born: 3.30%. Median age: 38.80
    Income 2000: per capita $14,597; median household $29,134; Population below poverty level: 18.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,702-$19,190
    Unemployment (2004): 8.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.00% Median travel time to work: 19.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 4.80%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Grant County, Kansas

    108 S Glenn St
    Ulysses, KS 67880
    Phone: (620) 356-1335
    Fax: (620) 356-3081
    www.grantcoks.org

    In southwestern KS; organized Mar 6, 1873 from Finney and Kearny counties. Name Origin: For Ulysses Simpson Grant (1822-85), Civil War general and eighteenth U.S. president

    Area (sq mi):: 575.04 (land 574.86; water 0.18) Population per square mile: 13.10
    Population 2005: 7,530 State rank: 52 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.80%; 1990-2000 10.50% Population 2000: 7,909 (White 63.50%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 34.70%; Asian 0.40%; Other 22.50%). Foreign born: 12.30%. Median age: 31.40
    Income 2000: per capita $17,072; median household $39,854; Population below poverty level: 10.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,893-$22,538
    Unemployment (2004): 3.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 15.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 12.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Grant County, Kentucky

    107 N Main St
    Williamstown, KY 41097
    Phone: (859) 824-3321
    Fax: (859) 824-3367
    www.grantco.org

    In north-central KY, south of Covington; organized Feb 12, 1820 from Pendleton County. Name Origin: For a member of the locally prominent Grant family, which included John Grant (1754-1826), pioneer salt producer; his brother, Samuel (1762-89), surveyor, and another brother, Squire (1769-1833), a surveyor and KY legislator

    Area (sq mi):: 260.79 (land 259.93; water 0.86) Population per square mile: 94.70
    Population 2005: 24,610 State rank: 44 Population change: 2000-20005 9.90%; 1990-2000 42.20% Population 2000: 22,384 (White 97.70%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 32.70
    Income 2000: per capita $16,776; median household $38,438; Population below poverty level: 11.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,150-$21,468
    Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.50% Median travel time to work: 31.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 59.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    1 /PRNewswire/ -- The family of Cody Shively, a 12-year old boy who suffered severe brain and eye injuries in a school bus accident in Grant County, Kentucky, has taken steps to sue the manufacturers of the bus, because it lacked seat belts and sufficient structural integrity.