Huron County


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Huron County, Michigan

250 E Huron Ave Rm 305
Bad Axe, MI 48413
Phone: (989) 269-8242
Fax: (989) 269-6152
www.huroncounty.com

On the east coast of MI on Saginaw Bay; organized Apr 1, 1840 from Sanilac and Tuscola counties. Name Origin: For the Huron Indians (later known as Wyandots), a tribe of Iroquoian linguistic stock; from a French word for 'rough,' probably because they were formidable opponents

Area (sq mi):: 2136.47 (land 836.52; water 1299.95) Population per square mile: 41.40
Population 2005: 34,640 State rank: 45 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.00%; 1990-2000 3.20% Population 2000: 36,079 (White 96.80%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.60%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 41.20
Income 2000: per capita $17,851; median household $35,315; Population below poverty level: 10.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,811-$26,175
Unemployment (2004): 8.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 20.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 14.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Huron County, Ohio

County Courthouse 2 E Main St 2nd Fl
Norwalk, OH 44857
Phone: (419) 668-5113
Fax: (419) 663-4048
www.hccommissioners.com

In north-central OH, west of Akron; organized Feb 7, 1809 from Indian lands. Name Origin: For the Huron Indians, a tribe of Iroquoian linguistic stock, later known as the Wyandot. Name from a French word for 'rough,' with a derogatory suffix, -on, probably indicating that they were formidable opponents.

Area (sq mi):: 494.52 (land 492.69; water 1.83) Population per square mile: 122.60
Population 2005: 60,385 State rank: 43 Population change: 2000-20005 1.50%; 1990-2000 5.80% Population 2000: 59,487 (White 94.20%; Black or African American 1.00%; Hispanic or Latino 3.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.80%). Foreign born: 1.90%. Median age: 34.90
Income 2000: per capita $18,133; median household $40,558; Population below poverty level: 8.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,169-$24,495
Unemployment (2004): 7.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 20.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 33.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Norwalk County seat (16,457)

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    Presentation of the Shikar Safari Officer of the Year Award to 17-year veteran DNR conservation officer Bob Hobkirk of Huron County.
    While the decision to put a nuclear waste repository 55 miles northeast of Huron County lingers, a U.
    Geronimo Energy, LLC, a renewable energy development company headquartered in Edina, Minnesota, has signed a contract to sell electricity produced by the Apple Blossom Wind Farm, a 100 megawatt wind development project located in Huron County, Michigan, to Consumers Energy.
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    Karen and Timothy Tolin each pleaded no contest to a charge of unlawful imprisonment Thursday in Huron County District Court in Bad Axe.
    Three Huron County villages were incorporated on this day: Elkton (1897), Caseville (1898), and Pigeon (1902).
    The new trash company will take some of the waste from Bad Axe to the Huron County Landfill that remains operated by Emterra Environmental.
    The focus of Munro's fiction is her native Huron County in southwestern Ontario.
    Paul Carroll has a great deal of experience in the history of Huron County in Ontario; he began publishing in 1992.
    The ACLU reported that 22% of all bookings in the Huron County jail between May 2012 and October 2012 were in some way related to an inmate's failure to pay a court debt.
    Munro well knows this, having herself returned to Huron County in 1975 to start a new life at home.
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