Hernando County

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Hernando County, Florida

20 N Main St Rm 460
Brooksville, FL 34601
Phone: (352) 754-4000
Fax: (352) 754-4477

On central Gulf coast of FL, north of Tampa; organized Feb 24, 1843 (prior to statehood). Name changed to Benton County Mar 6, 1844, and back again Dec 24, 1850. Name Origin: For Hernando De Soto (c. 1500-42), Spanish explorer of southern U.S. Changed to honor Thomas Hart Benton (1782-53) who sponsored legislation to open central FL to settlement; name changed back because of his moderate position on the Missouri Compromise

Area (sq mi):: 589.08 (land 478.31; water 110.77) Population per square mile: 331.20
Population 2005: 158,409 State rank: 28 Population change: 2000-20005 21.10%; 1990-2000 29.40% Population 2000: 130,802 (White 89.20%; Black or African American 4.10%; Hispanic or Latino 5.00%; Asian 0.60%; Other 2.40%). Foreign born: 5.30%. Median age: 49.50
Income 2000: per capita $18,321; median household $32,572; Population below poverty level: 10.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,475-$24,555
Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 29.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 33.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Rotunda in his dissolution of marriage case in Hernando County, Florida.
The Southwest Florida Water Management District (District) requests bids from responsive and responsible bidders for Services and Materials required for Weeki Wachee Rogers Park LID Implementation Project in Hernando County, Florida.
The Tampa Bay Times reported that on January 21, Matt and Bobbi Lynn Morgan, homeowners in Hernando County, Florida, saw two thieves dressed in camouflage helping themselves to items on their front porch, including sneakers and a duffel bag.
Hernando County, Florida, had the highest annual average unemployment rate of all Gulf coastline counties in 2009, 12.
Two other kinkajous had been sold by the Florida breeder to the Tennessee pet store and then purchased by a wildlife rehabilitation facility in Hernando County, Florida.
Last year, for example, the four public attorneys in Hernando County, Florida had to handle 1,568 felony cases.
7-mile segment of the Suncoast Parkway in Hernando County, Florida.
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NEW YORK -- As part of ongoing surveillance, Fitch Ratings has upgraded the following outstanding water and sewer revenue bonds for Hernando County, Florida (the county) to 'A+' from 'A':
Notes: ROYAL HIGHLANDS UNIT 8 BLK 689 LOT 5, as per plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 13, Pages 3-31 of the Official Records of Hernando County, Florida.
NYSE:ALE) announced today that its subsidiary, Florida Water Services Corporation, has received approximately $36 million pursuant to final judgement in a condemnation action through which Hernando County took ownership of Florida Water's water and wastewater system serving Hernando County, Florida.
NYSE:EQY) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Mariners Crossing Shopping Center in Spring Hill, Hernando County, Florida for a purchase price of $5.