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Henderson County, Texas

Courthouse Sq Rm 107
Athens, TX 75751
Phone: (903) 675-6140
Fax: (903) 675-6105
www.co.henderson.tx.us/

In northeastern TX, southwest of Tyler; organized Apr 27, 1846 from Houston County. Name Origin: For Gen. James Pinckney Henderson (1808-58), TX minister to the U.S. (1844), first governor of the state of TX (1846-47), and U.S. senator (1857-58)

Area (sq mi):: 949.00 (land 874.24; water 74.76) Population per square mile: 91.50
Population 2005: 80,017 State rank: 45 Population change: 2000-20005 9.20%; 1990-2000 25.20% Population 2000: 73,277 (White 84.80%; Black or African American 6.60%; Hispanic or Latino 6.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 4.50%). Foreign born: 3.80%. Median age: 40.20
Income 2000: per capita $17,772; median household $32,533; Population below poverty level: 15.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,790-$23,218
Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.20% Median travel time to work: 35.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 45.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Athens County seat (12,364)

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    Henderson County, Kentucky

    20 N Main St
    Henderson, KY 42420
    Phone: (270) 826-3906
    Fax: (270) 826-9677
    www.hendersonky.com

    On the northwestern border of KY, west of Owensboro; established Dec 21, 1798 from Christian County. Name Origin: For Richard Henderson (1734-85), who backed Daniel Boone's (c.1734-1820) explorations and founded the Transylvania Company

    Area (sq mi):: 467.24 (land 440.12; water 27.11) Population per square mile: 103.50
    Population 2005: 45,573 State rank: 20 Population change: 2000-20005 1.70%; 1990-2000 4.10% Population 2000: 44,829 (White 90.70%; Black or African American 7.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 37.20
    Income 2000: per capita $18,470; median household $35,892; Population below poverty level: 12.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,974-$26,232
    Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.20% Median travel time to work: 19.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Henderson County seat (27,574)

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    Henderson County, North Carolina

    100 N King St
    Hendersonville, NC 28792
    Phone: (828) 697-4808
    Fax: (828) 692-9855
    www.hendersoncountync.org

    On the southwestern border of NC, south of Asheville; organized Dec 15, 1838 from Buncombe County. Name Origin: For Leonard Henderson (1772-1833), judge of the NC Supreme Court (1818-29) and chief justice (1829-33)

    Area (sq mi):: 375.04 (land 374.00; water 1.04) Population per square mile: 259.90
    Population 2005: 97,217 State rank: 26 Population change: 2000-20005 9.00%; 1990-2000 28.70% Population 2000: 89,173 (White 89.80%; Black or African American 3.10%; Hispanic or Latino 5.50%; Asian 0.60%; Other 3.80%). Foreign born: 5.90%. Median age: 42.70
    Income 2000: per capita $21,110; median household $38,109; Population below poverty level: 9.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,754-$28,286
    Unemployment (2004): 4.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 22.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 25.90%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Hendersonville County seat (11,232)

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    Henderson County, Tennessee

    17 Monroe Ave Suite 2
    Lexington, TN 38351
    Phone: (731) 968-2856
    Fax: (731) 968-6644

    In western TN, east of Jackson; organized Nov 7, 1821 from Western District (Indian lands). Name Origin: For James Henderson, an officer under the command of Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) in the War of 1812

    Area (sq mi):: 525.91 (land 520.02; water 5.89) Population per square mile: 50.80
    Population 2005: 26,425 State rank: 55 Population change: 2000-20005 3.50%; 1990-2000 16.80% Population 2000: 25,522 (White 89.90%; Black or African American 8.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 37.30
    Income 2000: per capita $17,019; median household $32,057; Population below poverty level: 12.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,583-$23,081
    Unemployment (2004): 6.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 24.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 32.40%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Henderson County, Illinois

    PO Box 308
    Oquawka, IL 61469
    Phone: (309) 867-2911
    Fax: (309) 867-2033
    www.outfitters.com/illinois/henderson/

    On the northwestern border of IL west of Galesburg; organized Jan 20, 1841 from Warren County. Name Origin: For either the county in KY, former home of many settlers, or the Henderson River, which flows through the county

    Area (sq mi):: 395.12 (land 378.81; water 16.31) Population per square mile: 21.00
    Population 2005: 7,972 State rank: 91 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.90%; 1990-2000 1.40% Population 2000: 8,213 (White 97.90%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 41.00
    Income 2000: per capita $17,456; median household $36,405; Population below poverty level: 9.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,840-$23,782
    Unemployment (2004): 7.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.30% Median travel time to work: 25.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 67.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    References in periodicals archive ?
    Through Texas Trust's Spirit Debit Reward card, four Metroplex school districts - Mansfield, Grand Prairie, Cedar Hill, and DeSoto - along with the Athens ISD in Henderson County, have collected one million dollars since the inception of the program in August 2011.
    In December 2011, the FFRF sent a letter threatening to sue Henderson County, Texas, if the county refused to take down a nativity display on the courthouse grounds," he wrote.
    Speese donates backpacks full of school supplies to children in need, and recently made a generous donation of 37 backpacks to the Henderson County Social Services Department in North Carolina.
    His third escape from a Henderson County prison was Aug.
    Early Childhood Education, Henderson County High School, Kentucky (Human Services Career Cluster)
    Henderson County in northwestern North Carolina offers us experienced and skilled employees and the ideal business environment for our investments," said Martin Bayer, CEO of Raumedic AG.
    Henderson County lies on the Ohio River and borders all of Vanderburgh County, Indiana, as well as portions of Warrick and Posey counties in Indiana.
    Beginning in 2010, the Henderson County Young Leaders Program (HCYLP) began a journey to find the tools and techniques that would enable it to better understand and measure the impact of its programs.
    UK Skin cancer in wild marine fish has been discovered for the first time in research by Newcastle University and Australian scientists USA Multiple bolts of lightning streak to the ground as a severe thunderstorm moves through eastern Henderson County, Ky.
    The site, approximately 90 acres in the Henderson County town of Mills River-along the French Broad River, 12 miles south of Asheville-will be home to the new production facility, as well as a proposed restaurant and gift shop.
    Will expand in Henderson County, NC, where the company plans to create 51 jobs and invest $l 1.