Jo Daviess County

Jo Daviess County, Illinois

330 N Bench St
Galena, IL 61036
Phone: (815) 777-0161
Fax: (815) 777-3688
www.jodaviess.org

On the northwestern border of IL; organized Feb 17, 1827 from Mercer, Henry, and Putnam counties. Name Origin: For Col. Joseph Hamilton Daviess (1774-1811), VA soldier and jurist who unsuccessfully attempted to indict Aaron Burr (1756-1836) for treason (1807). According to Jacob Piatt Dunn, "The Colonel's name was Daveiss and he always wrote it that way"; however, the name is sometimes spelled 'Daviess' in biographical entries and in places named for him

Area (sq mi):: 618.72 (land 601.08; water 17.64) Population per square mile: 37.60
Population 2005: 22,580 State rank: 54 Population change: 2000-20005 1.30%; 1990-2000 2.10% Population 2000: 22,289 (White 97.50%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.50%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 1.70%. Median age: 41.60
Income 2000: per capita $21,497; median household $40,411; Population below poverty level: 6.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,086-$30,401
Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 21.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 38.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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4 billion in assets and serving customers in the Tri-State region of Dubuque County in northeast Iowa, portions of Grant County in southwest Wisconsin and Jo Daviess County in northwest Illinois.
announced today that Jo Daviess County in Illinois has approved a zoning special use permit authorizing its subsidiary, Rentech Energy Midwest Corporation (REMC), to convert its ammonia fertilizer plant in East Dubuque, Illinois into a facility that will produce ultra clean fuels as well as ammonia fertilizer.
Diesch further stated, "We would like to thank the Jo Daviess County Board and the Zoning Board of Appeals for all the hard work they devoted to considering our request and ultimately granting us the special use permit.
Lease 2157 is located in Jo Daviess County, Township 27 North, Range 2 East, Sec 19 & 30, Township 27 North, Range 1 East, Sections 23,24,25,26, and 36, 4th P.
He will continue to carry out the bank's mission of delivering exceptional customer service while developing new business and maintaining the bank's high level of visibility in its markets throughout Jo Daviess County and northwest Illinois.
4 billion serving customers in the Tri-State region of Dubuque County in northeast Iowa, portions of Grant County in southwest Wisconsin and Jo Daviess County in northwest Illinois.
The Liberty branch locations will enhance our presence in the tri-state region, which includes Dubuque County in northeast Iowa, Grant County in southwest Wisconsin and Jo Daviess County in northwest Illinois, and provide added convenience to customers of both banks," added Fuller.
These EIDLs are available to businesses and nonprofits in Crawford, Grant, Iowa, Lafayette, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Richland, Washington, and Waukesha counties in Wisconsin; and the counties of Clayton and Dubuque in Iowa; and Jo Daviess County in Illinois.
EIDLs are also available to small businesses, and most private, non-profit organizations in thecontiguous counties of Crawford, Iowa, Lafayette, Ozaukee, Racine, Richland, Washington and Waukesha, in Wisconsin; Clayton and Dubuque in Iowa; and Jo Daviess County in Illinois.
John Diesch, President of REMC, stated, "We are looking forward to continuing to work with the State of Illinois, including the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Jo Daviess County, and the Food for the Future Coalition to maintain and improve REMC, which is a significant asset for East Dubuque and the surrounding agricultural community.