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Jones County, Iowa

PO Box 19
Anamosa, IA 52205
Phone: (319) 462-4341
Fax: (319) 462-5827
www.co.jones.ia.us

In eastern IA, east of Cedar Rapids, established Dec 21, 1837 (prior to statehood) from Wisconsin Territory. Name Origin: For George Wallace Jones (1804-96), surveyor of public lands for WI and IA territories and U.S. senator from IA (1848-59)

Area (sq mi):: 576.70 (land 575.31; water 1.39) Population per square mile: 35.60
Population 2005: 20,509 State rank: 33 Population change: 2000-20005 1.40%; 1990-2000 4.00% Population 2000: 20,221 (White 96.00%; Black or African American 1.80%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 38.50
Income 2000: per capita $17,816; median household $37,449; Population below poverty level: 8.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,609-$21,713
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 24.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 41.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Jones County, Texas

PO Box 552
Anson, TX 79501
Phone: (325) 823-3762
Fax: (325) 823-4223
www.co.jones.tx.us

In north-central TX, north of Abilene; established Feb 1, 1858 from Bexar and Bosque counties. Name Origin: For Anson Jones (1798-1858), secretary of state of the Republic of TX (1841-44) and president of the Republic (1844-46)

Area (sq mi):: 937.13 (land 930.99; water 6.14) Population per square mile: 21.20
Population 2005: 19,736 State rank: 118 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.00%; 1990-2000 26.00% Population 2000: 20,785 (White 66.20%; Black or African American 11.50%; Hispanic or Latino 20.90%; Asian 0.50%; Other 9.30%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 36.00
Income 2000: per capita $13,656; median household $29,572; Population below poverty level: 16.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,211-$18,214
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 3.30% Median travel time to work: 21.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 48.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Jones County, Georgia

PO Box 1359
Gray, GA 31032
Phone: (478) 986-6405
Fax: (478) 986-9682
www.jonescounty.org

In central GA, north of the Macon city center; organized Dec 10, 1807 from Baldwin County. Name Origin: For James Jones (?-1801), GA legislator and U.S. representative (1799-1801)

Area (sq mi):: 395.39 (land 393.75; water 1.64) Population per square mile: 68.20
Population 2005: 26,836 State rank: 65 Population change: 2000-20005 13.50%; 1990-2000 14.00% Population 2000: 23,639 (White 74.70%; Black or African American 23.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.50%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 36.10
Income 2000: per capita $19,126; median household $43,301; Population below poverty level: 10.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,312-$23,761
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 27.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 76.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Jones County, Mississippi

PO Box 1468
Laurel, MS 39441
Phone: (601) 428-0527
Fax: (601) 428-3610
www.edajones.com

In east-central MS, north of Hattiesburg; organized Jan 24, 1826 from Covington and Wayne counties. Name Origin: For John Paul Jones (1747-92), commander of the Bonhomme Richard in its victory over the British ship Serapis during the American Revolution. He later served as an admiral in the Russian Navy.

Area (sq mi):: 699.73 (land 693.82; water 5.91) Population per square mile: 95.40
Population 2005: 66,160 State rank: 10 Population change: 2000-20005 1.90%; 1990-2000 4.70% Population 2000: 64,958 (White 70.70%; Black or African American 26.30%; Hispanic or Latino 2.00%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.30%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 35.80
Income 2000: per capita $14,820; median household $28,786; Population below poverty level: 19.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,078-$24,030
Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 22.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 19.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Laurel County seat (18,186)

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    Jones County, South Dakota

    PO Box 448
    Murdo, SD 57559
    Phone: (605) 669-2361
    Fax: (605) 669-2641

    In south-central SD, south of Pierre; organized Jan 16, 1917 from Lyman County. Name Origin: For Jones County, IA, former home of some settlers

    Area (sq mi):: 971.66 (land 970.52; water 1.14) Population per square mile: 1.10
    Population 2005: 1,033 State rank: 66 Population change: 2000-20005 -13.40%; 1990-2000 -9.90% Population 2000: 1,193 (White 95.60%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.30%; Asian 0.00%; Other 4.20%). Foreign born: 0.00%. Median age: 41.10
    Income 2000: per capita $15,896; median household $30,288; Population below poverty level: 15.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,223-$31,369
    Unemployment (2004): 2.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 14.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.60%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Jones County, North Carolina

    PO Box 280
    Trenton, NC 28585
    Phone: (252) 448-7351
    Fax: (252) 448-1607
    www.co.jones.nc.us

    In southeastern NC, north of Jacksonville; organized 1778 (prior to statehood) from Craven County. Name Origin: For Willie Jones (1740-1801), American Revolutionary leader and member of the Continental Congress (1780-81); he later opposed the adoption of the Constitution

    Area (sq mi):: 473.32 (land 471.88; water 1.44) Population per square mile: 21.90
    Population 2005: 10,311 State rank: 95 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.70%; 1990-2000 10.30% Population 2000: 10,381 (White 60.30%; Black or African American 35.90%; Hispanic or Latino 2.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 3.00%). Foreign born: 2.10%. Median age: 39.10
    Income 2000: per capita $15,916; median household $30,882; Population below poverty level: 16.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,211-$22,322
    Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.60% Median travel time to work: 29.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 72.50%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    References in periodicals archive ?
    The National Champion magnolia tree, according to girth and height, is located in Jones County, Mississippi.
    DALLAS -- Southcross Energy announces today that the company is constructing an eight-mile, 12-inch-diameter natural gas pipeline in Jones County, Mississippi.
    Although the Company has had recent success with the Price #1 well in Jones County, Mississippi, preliminary reserve estimates have been assigned to this well until more production history can be obtained.
    1 on July 23, 2010 to test the Adam Prospect located in the West Laurel Field, Jones County, Mississippi.
    HOUSTON -- Osyka Corporation ("Osyka"), a Houston-based energy company specializing in exploration, production, development, and acquisition of oil and gas properties, today announced the successful completion of its recently drilled well located in the West Laurel area of Jones County, Mississippi.
    Denbury) has retained OGJE's services to evaluate and market Denbury's assets in Laurel Field located in Jones County, Mississippi.
    1 Box-Butler 5-5 well in the Parker Creek Field (formerly referred to as Moselle Dome), in Jones County, Mississippi.
    The Mississippi System runs southwest, approximately 267 miles from the Soso Field in Jones County, Mississippi, to near Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
    At Centerville Dome Prospect, the Miller Campbell #1 well, Jones County, Mississippi, set production casing to a depth of 15,844 feet.
    The Frost 5-11 #1, located in the company's Parker Creek Field in Jones County, Mississippi, has been completed and is currently producing 688 BOPD.
    Year-end re-completions of the BOE 16-3 #1 and Hosey wells at Reedy Creek Field, Jones County, Mississippi, where the Company presently has 4 wells and a 23.
    VSE: BZG) today announced the successful completion of the Reedy Creek Herrin 9-7 #1 in Jones County, Mississippi.