Lafayette County


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Lafayette County, Wisconsin

626 Main St PO Box 40
Darlington, WI 53530
Phone: (608) 776-4850
Fax: (608) 776-8893
www.co.lafayette.wi.gov

On southwestern border of WI, southwest of Madison; organized Jan 31, 1846 (prior to statehood) from Iowa County. Name Origin: For the Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834), French statesman and soldier who fought with the Americans during the Revolutionary War

Area (sq mi):: 634.56 (land 633.57; water 1.00) Population per square mile: 25.70
Population 2005: 16,310 State rank: 62 Population change: 2000-20005 1.10%; 1990-2000 0.40% Population 2000: 16,137 (White 98.70%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.60%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 38.10
Income 2000: per capita $16,811; median household $37,220; Population below poverty level: 9.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,739-$21,983
Unemployment (2004): 4.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.80% Median travel time to work: 23.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 46.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Lafayette County, Arkansas

1 Courthouse Sq
Lewisville, AR 71845
Phone: (870) 921-4858
Fax: (870) 921-4505

On southwestern border of AR; organized Oct 15, 1827 (prior to statehood) from Hempstead County. Name Origin: For the Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834), French statesman and soldier who fought with the Americans during the Revolutionary War

Area (sq mi):: 545.07 (land 526.50; water 18.57) Population per square mile: 15.20
Population 2005: 8,027 State rank: 73 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.20%; 1990-2000 -11.20% Population 2000: 8,559 (White 61.50%; Black or African American 36.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 39.30
Income 2000: per capita $14,128; median household $24,831; Population below poverty level: 23.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,633-$19,107
Unemployment (2004): 7.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.10% Median travel time to work: 26.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 43.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Lafayette County, Missouri

1001 Main St
Lexington, MO 64067
Phone: (660) 259-4315
Fax: (660) 259-6109
www.historiclexington.com/LafayetteOfficials.html

In west-central MO, east of Kansas City; organized as Lillard County Nov 16, 1820 (prior to statehood) from Cooper County; name changed Feb 16, 1825. Name Origin: For Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834), French statesman and soldier who fought with the Americans during the Revolutionary War

Area (sq mi):: 638.86 (land 629.31; water 9.55) Population per square mile: 52.60
Population 2005: 33,108 State rank: 34 Population change: 2000-20005 0.40%; 1990-2000 6.00% Population 2000: 32,960 (White 94.90%; Black or African American 2.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 37.90
Income 2000: per capita $18,493; median household $38,235; Population below poverty level: 8.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,647-$26,518
Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 28.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 49.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Lafayette County, Florida

PO Box 88
Mayo, FL 32066
Phone: (386) 294-1600
Fax: (386) 294-4231

In northern FL, northwest of Gainesville; organized Dec 23, 1856 from Madison County. Name Origin: For the Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834), French statesman and soldier who fought with Americans during the Revolutionary War

Area (sq mi):: 547.92 (land 542.84; water 5.08) Population per square mile: 14.70
Population 2005: 7,953 State rank: 66 Population change: 2000-20005 13.30%; 1990-2000 25.90% Population 2000: 7,022 (White 75.30%; Black or African American 14.40%; Hispanic or Latino 9.10%; Asian 0.10%; Other 6.20%). Foreign born: 6.60%. Median age: 34.80
Income 2000: per capita $13,087; median household $30,651; Population below poverty level: 17.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $14,979-$14,880
Unemployment (2004): 4.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 22.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 36.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Lafayette County, Mississippi

PO Box 1240
Oxford, MS 38655
Phone: (662) 234-7563
Fax: (662) 234-5038
www.oxfordms.com

In north-central MS, southeast of Memphis, TN; organized Feb 9, 1836 from Chickasaw cession of 1832. Name Origin: For the Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834), French statesman and soldier who fought with Ameicans during the Revolutionary War

Area (sq mi):: 679.29 (land 631.11; water 48.17) Population per square mile: 64.70
Population 2005: 40,842 State rank: 18 Population change: 2000-20005 5.40%; 1990-2000 21.70% Population 2000: 38,744 (White 71.30%; Black or African American 25.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 1.70%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 2.40%. Median age: 26.90
Income 2000: per capita $16,406; median household $28,517; Population below poverty level: 21.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,693-$23,927
Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.60% Median travel time to work: 19.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 16.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Oxford County seat (13,301)

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    A law enforcement official told WTVA that the 41-year-old was being held at the Lafayette County Detention Centre, and that he would not appear in US District Court until Monday.
    Sources told WTVA Dutsche will be held in the Lafayette County Jail pending a court hearing Monday.

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