Humboldt County


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Humboldt County, Iowa

203 Main St
Dakota City, IA 50529
Phone: (515) 332-1571
Fax: (515) 332-1738
www.ci.humboldt.ia.us

In north-central IA, north of Fort Dodge; established Jan 15, 1851 from Webster County. Name Origin: For Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859), German explorer and naturalist

Area (sq mi):: 435.73 (land 434.41; water 1.31) Population per square mile: 23.00
Population 2005: 9,973 State rank: 78 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.90%; 1990-2000 -3.50% Population 2000: 10,381 (White 98.10%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 41.30
Income 2000: per capita $18,300; median household $38,201; Population below poverty level: 8.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,311-$26,834
Unemployment (2004): 4.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 18.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Humboldt County, California

825 5th St
Eureka, CA 95501
Phone: (707) 445-7256
www.co.humboldt.ca.us

On NW coast of CA; organized Mar 12, 1853 from Trinity County, and in 1874 annexed part of Klamath County. Name Origin: For Humboldt Bay, which was named for German naturalist and traveler, [Friedrich Heinrich] Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859)

Area (sq mi):: 4052.22 (land 3572.49; water 479.74) Population per square mile: 35.90
Population 2005: 128,376 State rank: 35 Population change: 2000-20005 1.50%; 1990-2000 6.20% Population 2000: 126,518 (White 81.60%; Black or African American 0.90%; Hispanic or Latino 6.50%; Asian 1.70%; Other 12.70%). Foreign born: 4.50%. Median age: 36.30
Income 2000: per capita $17,203; median household $31,226; Population below poverty level: 19.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,236-$24,895
Unemployment (2004): 6.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 17.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 2.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Eureka County seat (25,803)
  • Arcata (16,929)
  • Fortuna (10,995)

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    Humboldt County, Nevada

    50 W 5th St County Courthouse Rm 205
    Winnemucca, NV 89445
    Phone: (775) 623-6300
    Fax: (775) 623-6302
    www.hcnv.us

    On the northern border of NV; original county; organized Nov 25, 1861 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the Little Humboldt River, which runs through the county; named for Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859), German explorer and naturalist

    Area (sq mi):: 9657.87 (land 9647.91; water 9.96) Population per square mile: 1.80
    Population 2005: 17,129 State rank: 9 Population change: 2000-20005 6.40%; 1990-2000 25.40% Population 2000: 16,106 (White 74.40%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 18.90%; Asian 0.60%; Other 15.70%). Foreign born: 10.40%. Median age: 33.40
    Income 2000: per capita $19,539; median household $47,147; Population below poverty level: 9.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,700-$23,975
    Unemployment (2004): 4.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.00% Median travel time to work: 26.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 6.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    References in classic literature ?
    He, two others, and myself, started to the new silver mines in the Humboldt mountains--he to be Probate Judge of Humboldt county, and we to mine.
    Then he resigned his judgeship and left Humboldt county.
    On October 29, 2015 Bank of America announced that it would be closing its three Humboldt County banking centers during the first quarter of calendar year 2016.
    TABLE 1: Demand for wood residue for wood-based energy production in Humboldt County, CA [Table omitted]
    Reverting back to the company's original name of Humboldt Brewing Company honors the brand's Humboldt County, California roots and a proud 26-year heritage, while attracting a new generation of environmentally conscious beer lovers.
    com)-- The 2013 Economic Fuel competition that encourages Humboldt County college students to become local entrepreneurs is already attracting teams, and Strategic eMarketing founder Emanuel Rose has agreed to act as a volunteer advisor for the competition.
    A new multi-agency effort in Humboldt County to improve education for foster youth may serve as a model for the rest of the state.
    She is a past president of the American Association of University Women, was chairwoman of the Human Rights Commission in Humboldt County and has been a school board member, a Bluebird leader and a member of the California State Board of Nutrition Directors.
    The Humboldt County jury found the company liable for $613 million in statutory damages, the maximum allowed by state law, and $58 million for restitution.
    Pacific Gas & Electric said said power cuts were widespread across most of Humboldt County, affecting about 25,000 customers.
    Based in Fernbridge in Humboldt County, it has additional facilities in Stockton, Calif.
    The company said that it has promoted Greg Bowen, previously assistant vice president, to vice president, business relationship manager for Humboldt County.

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