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Houston County, Minnesota

304 S Marshall St
Caledonia, MN 55921
Phone: (507) 725-5806
Fax: (507) 725-5550
www.geocities.com/houstoncountymn/HC.html

In the southeastern corner of MN, southeast of Rochester; established Feb 23, 1854 (prior to statehood) from Fillmore County. Name Origin: For Samuel Houston (1793-1863), governor of TN (1827-29), president of the Republic of Texas (1836-38; 1841-44), U.S. senator from TX (1846-59), and TX governor (1859-61)

Area (sq mi):: 568.91 (land 558.41; water 10.50) Population per square mile: 35.70
Population 2005: 19,941 State rank: 48 Population change: 2000-20005 1.10%; 1990-2000 6.60% Population 2000: 19,718 (White 98.10%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.40%; Other 0.80%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 38.80
Income 2000: per capita $18,826; median household $40,680; Population below poverty level: 6.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,942-$28,035
Unemployment (2004): 5.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 20.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 50.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Houston County, Texas

PO Box 370
Crockett, TX 75835
Phone: (936) 544-3256
Fax: (936) 544-1954
www.co.houston.tx.us

In east-central TX, west of Lufkin; organized 1837 from Nacogdoches County (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Samuel Houston (1793-1863), governor of TN (1827-29), president of the Republic of Texas (1836-38; 1841-44); U.S. senator from TX (1846-59) and TX governor (1859-61)

Area (sq mi):: 1236.83 (land 1230.89; water 5.94) Population per square mile: 18.90
Population 2005: 23,218 State rank: 103 Population change: 2000-20005 0.10%; 1990-2000 8.50% Population 2000: 23,185 (White 63.70%; Black or African American 27.90%; Hispanic or Latino 7.50%; Asian 0.20%; Other 3.40%). Foreign born: 3.00%. Median age: 40.30
Income 2000: per capita $14,525; median household $28,119; Population below poverty level: 21.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,238-$23,121
Unemployment (2004): 6.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 3.10% Median travel time to work: 23.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 20.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Houston County, Alabama

PO Drawer 6406
Dothan, AL 36302
Phone: (334) 677-4741
Fax: (334) 794-6633
www.houstoncounty.org

In southeastern corner of AL; organized Feb 9, 1903 from Dale, Geneva, and Henry counties. Name Origin: For George Smith Houston (1808-79), U.S. senator and governor of AL (1874-78)

Area (sq mi):: 581.65 (land 580.36; water 1.29) Population per square mile: 162.40
Population 2005: 94,249 State rank: 12 Population change: 2000-20005 6.20%; 1990-2000 9.20% Population 2000: 88,787 (White 72.40%; Black or African American 24.60%; Hispanic or Latino 1.30%; Asian 0.60%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 36.70
Income 2000: per capita $18,759; median household $34,431; Population below poverty level: 15.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,455-$27,702
Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 20.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 12.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Dothan County seat (61,287)

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    Houston County, Tennessee

    PO Box 388
    Erin, TN 37061
    Phone: (931) 289-4165
    Fax: (931) 289-2603

    In west-central TN, southwest of Clarksville; organized Jan 23, 1871 from Dickson, Montgomery, Stewart, and Humphreys counties. Name Origin: For Samuel Houston (1793-1863), governor of TN (1827-29), president of the Republic of Texas (1836-38; 1841-44), U.S. senator from TX (1846-59), and governor (1859-61)

    Area (sq mi):: 206.92 (land 200.21; water 6.71) Population per square mile: 39.90
    Population 2005: 7,988 State rank: 88 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.20%; 1990-2000 15.20% Population 2000: 8,088 (White 94.10%; Black or African American 3.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.10%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 39.50
    Income 2000: per capita $15,614; median household $29,968; Population below poverty level: 18.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,071-$21,563
    Unemployment (2004): 8.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.40% Median travel time to work: 32.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 58.00%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Houston County, Georgia

    201 Perry Pkwy County Courthouse
    Perry, GA 31069
    Phone: (478) 542-2115
    Fax: (478) 923-5697
    www.houstoncountyga.com

    In central GA, south of Macon; original county; organized May 15, 1821 from Indian lands. Name Origin: For John Houstoun (1744-96), American Revolutionary patriot and GA governor (1778; 1784). Spelling changed by clerical error

    Area (sq mi):: 379.83 (land 376.75; water 3.08) Population per square mile: 334.90
    Population 2005: 126,163 State rank: 14 Population change: 2000-20005 13.90%; 1990-2000 24.20% Population 2000: 110,765 (White 69.00%; Black or African American 24.80%; Hispanic or Latino 3.00%; Asian 1.60%; Other 3.10%). Foreign born: 3.40%. Median age: 34.00
    Income 2000: per capita $19,515; median household $43,638; Population below poverty level: 10.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,390-$26,379
    Unemployment (2004): 3.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 20.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 37.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Warner Robins (56,305)
  • Perry County seat (10,660)

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