Holmes County

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Holmes County, Florida

PO Box 397
Bonifay, FL 32425
Phone: (850) 547-1100
Fax: (850) 547-6630
www.holmescountyonline.com

On northern border of FL panhandle, north of Panama City; organized Jan 8, 1848 from Walton and Calhoun counties. Name Origin: For Holmes Creek, which forms the eastern boundary of the county. The creek was named for the valley, which was probably named for a Creek Indian chief, killed (1818) by troops under the command of Andrew Jackson (1767-1845); or possibly for Thomas J. Holmes, a settler from NC about 1830

Area (sq mi):: 488.71 (land 482.45; water 6.26) Population per square mile: 39.90
Population 2005: 19,264 State rank: 55 Population change: 2000-20005 3.80%; 1990-2000 17.70% Population 2000: 18,564 (White 88.90%; Black or African American 6.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.90%; Asian 0.40%; Other 3.30%). Foreign born: 1.70%. Median age: 37.50
Income 2000: per capita $14,135; median household $27,923; Population below poverty level: 19.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,611-$18,742
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.10% Median travel time to work: 34.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 53.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Holmes County, Mississippi

PO Box 239
Lexington, MS 39095
Phone: (662) 834-2508
Fax: (662) 834-3020

In central MS, north of Jackson; organized Feb 19, 1833 from Yazoo County. Name Origin: For David Holmes (1769-1832), U.S. representative from VA (1797-1809), MS territorial governor (1809-17), state governor (1817-20; 1826), and U.S. senator (1820-25)

Area (sq mi):: 764.18 (land 756.00; water 8.18) Population per square mile: 27.90
Population 2005: 21,099 State rank: 48 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.40%; 1990-2000 0.00% Population 2000: 21,609 (White 20.30%; Black or African American 78.70%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.70%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 29.70
Income 2000: per capita $10,683; median household $17,235; Population below poverty level: 41.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $13,829-$16,468
Unemployment (2004): 10.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -7.30% Median travel time to work: 29.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 38.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Holmes County, Ohio

2 Court St
Millersburg, OH 44654
Phone: (330) 674-0286
Fax: (330) 674-0566
www.holmescounty.com/gov

In central OH, southwest of Canton; organized Jan 20, 1824 from Coshocton County. Name Origin: For Maj. Andrew Hunter Holmes (?-1814), officer in the War of 1812

Area (sq mi):: 424.02 (land 422.99; water 1.03) Population per square mile: 98.30
Population 2005: 41,567 State rank: 60 Population change: 2000-20005 6.70%; 1990-2000 18.60% Population 2000: 38,943 (White 98.40%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.60%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 28.00
Income 2000: per capita $14,197; median household $36,944; Population below poverty level: 12.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,094-$20,069
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 21.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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This two-volume history of the Amish by Leroy Beachy, a genealogist from Holmes County, Ohio, is a remarkable achievement, generously fulfilling a vision for family history as church history described by Ernst Correll in the January 1928 issue of this journal.
Miller Furlong grew up in an Amish community just two hours from Holmes County, Ohio.
The attack, in Holmes County, Ohio, is thought to be linked to a four-year feud involving 18 families.
Amish households used for this behavioral lifestyle study had previously been randomly selected from the Holmes County, Ohio Amish Directory for a study focusing on cancer incidence among the Amish (Ohio Amish Directory, 2000).
First Federal Community Bank has full service offices in downtown Dover, downtown New Philadelphia, on the Boulevard in Dover, in Sugarcreek, and is expecting to open its fifth full-service office in Berlin, Holmes County, Ohio in August.
Our feature article this month appears to be a narrowly focused report on the use of wood by Amish furniture makers in Holmes County, Ohio.
March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Organic Valley / CROPP Cooperative, the nation's largest organic farmers' cooperative, and Green Field Farms, a cooperative of traditional horse and buggy Amish and conservative Mennonite farmers based in Wayne and Holmes County, Ohio are pleased to announce a partnership that will enhance both cooperatives' businesses.
An Amish group in Holmes County, Ohio, is asking the government for a way to accept their donations to repair and maintain roads abused by the clip-clop of their horses and buggies.
To test the hypothesis that fewer and/or smaller logjams occurred after wood removal from a river, we georeferenced all new logjams in approximately 16 km of Killbuck Creek, a channelized river in Holmes County, Ohio, 18 months after logjams were cleared from that section of the creek in 2001.
There are as many Schullis in our Pittsburgh neighborhood as there are Yoders in Holmes County, Ohio.
With 18,000 Amish, Lancaster is second in population only to Holmes County, Ohio, among settlements in the United States.
In Holmes County, Ohio, the weeds were the Amish, who created an edenic way of life, which Rawls describes with tender and respectful awe.