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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    References in periodicals archive ?
    A Farm In The Firelands Of Ohio: Memories Of The Post-Civil War Period" is a fascinating and informative of what it was like to grow up on a family farm in Lyme Township, Huron county, Ohio.
    Glacial geology of Huron County, Ohio [Unpubl manuscript].