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Hancock County, Mississippi

PO Box 550
Bay Saint Louis, MS 39520
Phone: (228) 467-5404
Fax: (228) 467-3159
www.hancockcountyms.org

In the southwestern corner of MS, west of Gulfport; organized Dec 18, 1812 (prior to statehood) from Mobile District. Name Origin: For John Hancock (1737-93), noted signer of the Declaration of Independence, governor of MA (1780-85; 1787-93), and statesman

Area (sq mi):: 552.53 (land 476.88; water 75.65) Population per square mile: 98.00
Population 2005: 46,711 State rank: 15 Population change: 2000-20005 8.70%; 1990-2000 35.30% Population 2000: 42,967 (White 88.90%; Black or African American 6.80%; Hispanic or Latino 1.80%; Asian 0.90%; Other 2.00%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 38.50
Income 2000: per capita $17,748; median household $35,202; Population below poverty level: 14.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,451-$23,990
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 32.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Hancock County, Illinois

PO Box 39
Carthage, IL 62321
Phone: (217) 357-3911

On the west-central border of IL north of Quincy; organized Jan 13, 1825 from Pike County and unorganized territory. Name Origin: For John Hancock (1737-93), noted signer of the Declaration of Independence; governor of MA (1780-85; 1787-93), and statesman

Area (sq mi):: 814.54 (land 794.62; water 19.92) Population per square mile: 24.10
Population 2005: 19,153 State rank: 61 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.80%; 1990-2000 -5.90% Population 2000: 20,121 (White 98.30%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 40.30
Income 2000: per capita $17,478; median household $36,654; Population below poverty level: 8.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,826-$24,545
Unemployment (2004): 6.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 20.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 42.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Hancock County, Maine

50 State St Suite 7
Ellsworth, ME 04605
Phone: (207) 667-9542
Fax: (207) 667-1412
www.co.hancock.me.us

In eastern ME, on the Atlantic Coast; organized Jun 25, 1789 (prior to statehood) from Lincoln County. Name Origin: For John Hancock (1737-93), president of the Continental Congress (1775-77), noted signer of the Declaration of Independence, and governor of MA (1780-85; 1787-93)

Area (sq mi):: 2351.03 (land 1587.70; water 763.33) Population per square mile: 33.80
Population 2005: 53,660 State rank: 8 Population change: 2000-20005 3.60%; 1990-2000 10.30% Population 2000: 51,791 (White 97.20%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 2.30%. Median age: 40.70
Income 2000: per capita $19,809; median household $35,811; Population below poverty level: 10.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,503-$29,798
Unemployment (2004): 5.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 22.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 13.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Hancock County, Ohio

300 S Main St
Findlay, OH 45840
Phone: (419) 424-7037
Fax: (419) 424-7801
www.co.hancock.oh.us

In north-central OH, south of Toledo; organized Apr 1, 1820 from Indian lands. Name Origin: For John Hancock (1737-93), noted signer of the Declaration of Independence, governor of MA (1780-85; 1787-93), and statesman

Area (sq mi):: 533.60 (land 531.35; water 2.24) Population per square mile: 138.30
Population 2005: 73,503 State rank: 35 Population change: 2000-20005 3.10%; 1990-2000 8.80% Population 2000: 71,295 (White 93.60%; Black or African American 1.10%; Hispanic or Latino 3.10%; Asian 1.20%; Other 2.50%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 36.00
Income 2000: per capita $20,991; median household $43,856; Population below poverty level: 7.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,419-$30,043
Unemployment (2004): 5.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 17.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 18.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Findlay County seat (40,175)

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    Hancock County, Iowa

    PO Box 70
    Garner, IA 50438
    Phone: (641) 923-2532
    Fax: (641) 923-3521
    www.hancockcountyia.org

    In north-central IA, west of Mason City; established Jan 15, 1851 from Wright County. Name Origin: For John Hancock (1737-93), noted signer of the Declaration of Independence, governor of MA (1780-85; 1787-93), and statesman

    Area (sq mi):: 573.14 (land 571.11; water 2.03) Population per square mile: 20.60
    Population 2005: 11,786 State rank: 67 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.60%; 1990-2000 -4.30% Population 2000: 12,100 (White 96.70%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 2.50%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 2.20%. Median age: 39.70
    Income 2000: per capita $17,957; median household $37,703; Population below poverty level: 6.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,926-$28,511
    Unemployment (2004): 3.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 17.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Hancock County, Indiana

    9 E Main St Rm 201
    Greenfield, IN 46140
    Phone: (317) 462-1109
    www.hancockcoingov.org

    In central IN, east of Indianapolis; established Jan 26, 1827 from Madison County. Name Origin: For John Hancock (1737-93), noted signer of the Declaration of Independence and governor of MA (1780-85;1787-93)

    Area (sq mi):: 306.73 (land 306.12; water 0.61) Population per square mile: 206.30
    Population 2005: 63,138 State rank: 25 Population change: 2000-20005 14.00%; 1990-2000 21.70% Population 2000: 55,391 (White 97.80%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 37.40
    Income 2000: per capita $24,966; median household $56,416; Population below poverty level: 3.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $33,514-$34,016
    Unemployment (2004): 3.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 25.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 64.00%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Greenfield County seat (16,048)

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    Hancock County, Kentucky

    PO Box 146
    Hawesville, KY 42348
    Phone: (270) 927-6117
    Fax: (270) 927-8639
    www.hancockcounty-ky.com

    On northwestern border of KY, east of Owensboro; organized Jan 3, 1829 from Breckinridge, Ohio, and Daviess counties. Name Origin: For John Hancock (1737-93), noted signer of the Declaration of Independence, governor of MA (1780-85; 1787-93), and statesman

    Area (sq mi):: 198.92 (land 188.80; water 10.12) Population per square mile: 45.60
    Population 2005: 8,613 State rank: 106 Population change: 2000-20005 2.60%; 1990-2000 6.70% Population 2000: 8,392 (White 97.40%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 35.90
    Income 2000: per capita $16,623; median household $36,914; Population below poverty level: 13.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,524-$21,299
    Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.00% Median travel time to work: 22.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 41.90%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Hancock County, West Virginia

    PO Box 367
    New Cumberland, WV 26047
    Phone: (304) 564-3311
    Fax: (304) 564-5941

    In northern panhandle of WV, northeast of Steubenville, OH; organized Jan 15, 1848 from Brooke County. Name Origin: For John Hancock (1737-93), noted signer of the Declaration of Independence, governor of MA (1780-85; 1787-93), and statesman

    Area (sq mi):: 88.35 (land 82.82; water 5.53) Population per square mile: 378.50
    Population 2005: 31,350 State rank: 18 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.00%; 1990-2000 -7.30% Population 2000: 32,667 (White 95.80%; Black or African American 2.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.30%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 1.80%. Median age: 41.70
    Income 2000: per capita $17,724; median household $33,759; Population below poverty level: 11.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,603-$25,062
    Unemployment (2004): 7.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 3.90% Median travel time to work: 21.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 53.80%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Weirton (19,691)

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    Hancock County, Tennessee

    418 Harrison St Suite 96
    Sneedville, TN 37869
    Phone: (423) 733-2519
    Fax: (423) 733-4509

    On the northeastern border of TN, west of Kingsport; organized Jan 7, 1844 from Claiborne and Hawkins counties. Name Origin: For John Hancock (1737-93), noted signer of the Declaration of Independence, governor of MA (1780-85; 1787-93), and statesman

    Area (sq mi):: 223.50 (land 222.29; water 1.21) Population per square mile: 30.20
    Population 2005: 6,704 State rank: 92 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.20%; 1990-2000 0.70% Population 2000: 6,786 (White 97.60%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 39.20
    Income 2000: per capita $11,986; median household $19,760; Population below poverty level: 29.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $13,904-$14,610
    Unemployment (2004): 9.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.40% Median travel time to work: 32.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.70%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Hancock County, Georgia

    601 Broad St Courthouse Sq
    Sparta, GA 31087
    Phone: (706) 444-5746
    Fax: (706) 444-6221

    In east-central GA, southwest of Augusta; organized Dec 17, 1793 from Greene and Washington counties. Name Origin: For John Hancock (1737-93), noted signer of the Declaration of Independence, governor of MA (1780-85; 1787-93), and statesman

    Area (sq mi):: 478.76 (land 473.28; water 5.48) Population per square mile: 20.40
    Population 2005: 9,643 State rank: 131 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.30%; 1990-2000 13.10% Population 2000: 10,076 (White 21.20%; Black or African American 77.80%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.70%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 35.80
    Income 2000: per capita $10,916; median household $22,003; Population below poverty level: 29.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $13,747-$15,673
    Unemployment (2004): 6.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -4.30% Median travel time to work: 36.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 63.80%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    References in periodicals archive ?
    Lilly to Lease New Elanco Global Headquarters in Hancock County, Indiana
    In addition, Lilly is finalizing plans to lease a new worldwide headquarters for its animal health division, Elanco, in Hancock County, Indiana.
    Voters at a nursing home in Hancock County, Indiana received incorrect absentee ballots-residents who had requested Democratic ballots received Republican ballots, and vice versa.