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Lake County, Michigan

800 10th St Suite 200
Baldwin, MI 49304
Phone: (231) 745-2725
Fax: (231) 745-8632
www.lakecountymichigan.com

In west-central MI, north of Grand Rapids; established as Aishcum County Apr 1, 1840; name changed Mar 8, 1843. Name Origin: Possibly for Lake Michigan

Area (sq mi):: 574.60 (land 567.44; water 7.17) Population per square mile: 21.30
Population 2005: 12,069 State rank: 73 Population change: 2000-20005 6.50%; 1990-2000 32.00% Population 2000: 11,333 (White 83.90%; Black or African American 11.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 4.00%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 43.10
Income 2000: per capita $14,457; median household $26,622; Population below poverty level: 19.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,596-$20,246
Unemployment (2004): 10.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 30.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 57.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Lake County, Indiana

2293 N Main St
Crown Point, IN 46307
Phone: (219) 755-3440
Fax: (219) 755-3447
www.lakecountyin.com

In the northwest corner of IN; established Jan 28, 1836 from Porter and Newton counties. Name Origin: For its location on the southern shore of Lake Michigan

Area (sq mi):: 626.34 (land 496.98; water 129.36) Population per square mile: 992.60
Population 2005: 493,297 State rank: 2 Population change: 2000-20005 1.80%; 1990-2000 1.90% Population 2000: 484,564 (White 60.60%; Black or African American 25.30%; Hispanic or Latino 12.20%; Asian 0.80%; Other 7.20%). Foreign born: 5.30%. Median age: 35.90
Income 2000: per capita $19,639; median household $41,829; Population below poverty level: 12.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,318-$27,054
Unemployment (2004): 6.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 27.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Gary (99,516)
  • Hammond (79,985)
  • Merrillville (31,258)
  • East Chicago (31,237)
  • Hobart (27,510)
  • Schererville (27,451)
  • Highland (23,290)
  • Munster (22,240)
  • Crown Point County seat (21,822)
  • Griffith (16,806)
  • Dyer (14,793)
  • Lake Station (13,657)

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    Lake County, California

    255 N Forbes St
    Lakeport, CA 95453
    Phone: (707) 263-2371
    Fax: (707) 263-2207
    www.co.lake.ca.us

    In NW CA, N of San Francisco; organized May 20, 1861 from Napa County. Name Origin: For Clear Lake, the principal feature of the county

    Area (sq mi):: 1329.48 (land 1257.96; water 71.52) Population per square mile: 51.80
    Population 2005: 65,147 State rank: 40 Population change: 2000-20005 11.70%; 1990-2000 15.20% Population 2000: 58,309 (White 80.50%; Black or African American 2.10%; Hispanic or Latino 11.40%; Asian 0.80%; Other 10.80%). Foreign born: 6.60%. Median age: 42.70
    Income 2000: per capita $16,825; median household $29,627; Population below poverty level: 17.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,687-$25,099
    Unemployment (2004): 8.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 29.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 21.70%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Clearlake (14,513)

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    Lake County, Oregon

    513 Center St
    Lakeview, OR 97630
    Phone: (541) 947-6006
    Fax: (541) 947-6015
    www.lakecountyor.org

    On central southern border of OR; organized Oct 24, 1874 from Jackson County. Name Origin: For the many lakes in the area

    Area (sq mi):: 8358.47 (land 8135.75; water 222.71) Population per square mile: 0.90
    Population 2005: 7,313 State rank: 30 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.50%; 1990-2000 3.30% Population 2000: 7,422 (White 89.20%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 5.40%; Asian 0.70%; Other 8.20%). Foreign born: 3.40%. Median age: 42.70
    Income 2000: per capita $16,136; median household $29,506; Population below poverty level: 16.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,334-$22,300
    Unemployment (2004): 9.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.50% Median travel time to work: 16.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 5.70%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Lake County, Colorado

    PO Box 917
    Leadville, CO 80461
    Phone: (719) 486-1410
    Fax: (719) 486-3972

    In central CO, southwest of Denver; original county, organized Nov 1, 1861 (prior to statehood); name changed from Carbonate Feb 10, 1879. Name Origin: For the Twin Lakes, a major feature of the county

    Area (sq mi):: 383.90 (land 376.89; water 7.01) Population per square mile: 20.50
    Population 2005: 7,738 State rank: 42 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.90%; 1990-2000 30.00% Population 2000: 7,812 (White 61.60%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 36.10%; Asian 0.30%; Other 22.00%). Foreign born: 15.60%. Median age: 30.50
    Income 2000: per capita $18,524; median household $37,691; Population below poverty level: 12.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,599-$20,699
    Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 35.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 52.10%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Lake County, South Dakota

    200 E Center St
    Madison, SD 57042
    Phone: (605) 256-5644
    Fax: (605) 256-5012

    In east-central SD, northwest of Sioux Falls; organized Jan 8, 1873 (prior to statehood) from Brookings and Hanson counties. Name Origin: For the area's numerous lakes

    Area (sq mi):: 575.06 (land 563.23; water 11.83) Population per square mile: 19.60
    Population 2005: 11,039 State rank: 16 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.10%; 1990-2000 6.90% Population 2000: 11,276 (White 97.40%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.50%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 36.50
    Income 2000: per capita $16,446; median household $34,087; Population below poverty level: 9.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,339-$27,528
    Unemployment (2004): 3.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 15.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 19.90%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Lake County, Ohio

    25 N Park Pl
    Painesville, OH 44077
    Phone: (440) 350-2500
    www.lakecountyohio.org

    On the northeastern border of OH, bounded on the north by Lake Erie, organized Mar 6, 1840 from Geauga and Cuyahoga counties. Name Origin: For its location on Lake Erie

    Area (sq mi):: 978.87 (land 228.21; water 750.65) Population per square mile: 1018.60
    Population 2005: 232,466 State rank: 11 Population change: 2000-20005 2.20%; 1990-2000 5.60% Population 2000: 227,511 (White 94.40%; Black or African American 2.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.70%; Asian 0.90%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 4.30%. Median age: 38.60
    Income 2000: per capita $23,160; median household $48,763; Population below poverty level: 5.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $30,495-$31,501
    Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 22.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 37.60%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Mentor (51,332)
  • Willoughby (22,493)
  • Eastlake (19,901)
  • Painesville County seat (17,599)
  • Willowick (14,175)
  • Wickliffe (13,355)

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    Lake County, Montana

    106 4th Ave E
    Polson, MT 59860
    Phone: (406) 883-7208
    Fax: (406) 883-7283
    www.lakecounty-mt.org

    In northwestern MT, north of Missoula; organized May 11, 1923 from Flathead and Missoula counties. Name Origin: For Flathead Lake, which comprises most of the northern part of the county

    Area (sq mi):: 1653.72 (land 1493.77; water 159.95) Population per square mile: 18.90
    Population 2005: 28,297 State rank: 9 Population change: 2000-20005 6.80%; 1990-2000 26.00% Population 2000: 26,507 (White 70.60%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 2.50%; Asian 0.30%; Other 28.20%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 38.20
    Income 2000: per capita $15,173; median household $28,740; Population below poverty level: 18.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,291-$19,399
    Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.80% Median travel time to work: 18.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 16.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Lake County, Florida

    PO Box 7800
    Tavares, FL 32778
    Phone: (352) 742-4102
    Fax: (352) 742-4110
    www.lakegovernment.com

    In central FL, west of Orlando; organized May 27, 1887 from Orange and Sumter counties. Name Origin: For the more than 500 lakes of 10 acres or more in the county

    Area (sq mi):: 1156.40 (land 953.15; water 203.25) Population per square mile: 290.70
    Population 2005: 277,035 State rank: 19 Population change: 2000-20005 31.60%; 1990-2000 38.40% Population 2000: 210,528 (White 84.20%; Black or African American 8.30%; Hispanic or Latino 5.60%; Asian 0.80%; Other 3.40%). Foreign born: 5.10%. Median age: 45.10
    Income 2000: per capita $20,199; median household $36,903; Population below poverty level: 9.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,651-$26,189
    Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 27.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 36.40%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Leesburg (18,079)
  • Eustis (17,235)
  • Lady Lake (13,042)
  • Tavares County seat (11,368)
  • Clermont (11,125)
  • Mount Dora (10,658)

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    Lake County, Tennessee

    116 S Court St
    Tiptonville, TN 38079
    Phone: (731) 253-7582
    Fax: (731) 253-6815

    On the northern border of TN; organized Jun 24, 1870 from Obion County. Name Origin: For Reelfoot Lake, on its eastern border. The lake formed in 1811 and 1812, when earthquakes caused the Mississippi River to flow backward

    Area (sq mi):: 193.79 (land 163.42; water 30.38) Population per square mile: 46.40
    Population 2005: 7,583 State rank: 90 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.70%; 1990-2000 11.60% Population 2000: 7,954 (White 66.20%; Black or African American 31.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 2.00%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 35.80
    Income 2000: per capita $10,794; median household $21,995; Population below poverty level: 23.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $12,955-$14,930
    Unemployment (2004): 6.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 20.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 32.60%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Lake County, Minnesota

    601 3rd Ave
    Two Harbors, MN 55616
    Phone: (218) 834-8300
    Fax: (218) 834-8360
    www.lakecnty.com

    On the northeastern border of MN, northeast of Duluth; established Mar 1, 1856 (prior to statehood); name changed from Doty County. Name Origin: For Lake Superior, which forms its eastern border

    Area (sq mi):: 2990.82 (land 2099.16; water 891.66) Population per square mile: 5.30
    Population 2005: 11,156 State rank: 68 Population change: 2000-20005 0.90%; 1990-2000 6.20% Population 2000: 11,058 (White 97.70%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 1.70%. Median age: 42.90
    Income 2000: per capita $19,761; median household $40,402; Population below poverty level: 7.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,288-$29,664
    Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.50% Median travel time to work: 21.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.80%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Lake County, Illinois

    18 N County St
    Waukegan, IL 60085
    Phone: (847) 377-2000
    www.co.lake.il.us

    On the northeastern border of IL; organized Mar 1, 1839 from McHenry County. Name Origin: For Lake Michigan, which forms its eastern boundary

    Area (sq mi):: 1367.95 (land 447.56; water 920.39) Population per square mile: 1570.00
    Population 2005: 702,682 State rank: 3 Population change: 2000-20005 9.10%; 1990-2000 24.80% Population 2000: 644,356 (White 73.40%; Black or African American 6.90%; Hispanic or Latino 14.40%; Asian 3.90%; Other 9.00%). Foreign born: 14.80%. Median age: 33.80
    Income 2000: per capita $32,102; median household $66,973; Population below poverty level: 5.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $46,204-$45,486
    Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 30.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 33.10%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Waukegan County seat (91,602)
  • Buffalo Grove (43,152)
  • North Chicago (33,271)
  • Mundelein (32,651)
  • Highland Park (31,221)
  • Gurnee (30,709)
  • Round Lake Beach (28,208)
  • Zion (24,086)
  • Vernon Hills (23,446)
  • Libertyville (21,665)
  • Lake Forest (20,922)
  • Grayslake (20,459)
  • Deerfield (19,426)
  • Lake Zurich (19,325)
  • Lindenhurst (14,353)
  • Round Lake (12,166)
  • Beach Park (12,104)
  • Antioch (11,223)
  • Fox Lake (10,367)
  • Barrington (10,170)
  • Wauconda (10,104)

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    A controversial former Lake County coroner pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges he disregarded the law when filing to run for re-election in 2016.
    A 61-year-old gunman was arrested Monday after being accused of killing two people and injuring three others, including a California Highway Patrol (CHP) officer in a shooting spree spread over at least seven crime scenes in Lake County town of Clearlake Oaks in California, authorities said.
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    com)-- Lake County Home & Garden Show Premiers at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Grayslake, Illinois.
    org was awarded a three-year contract to manage the EDRLF program for Salt Lake County in July 2016, and following a short transition period, began fully running the program in October of 2017.
    AFTER TWO GIANT, DEVASTATING WILDFIRES last year, Lake County, Calif.
    Lake County recycling centers will no longer accept electronics.
    Textura Corporation (NYSE: TXTR) said it has formed a partnership with the Lake County Contractors Association, a regional trade association that represents the commercial construction industry in Lake County, Illinois.
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    Salt Lake City - THE SALT LAKE VALLEY HEALTH DEPARTMENT (SLVHD) launched the Salt Lake County Green Business Program to help businesses in the valley "Go Green to Save Green.
    Eddie Washington, a Democrat and the first African American from Lake County to be elected to the Illinois General Assembly.

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