Leon County


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Leon County, Texas

PO Box 98
Centerville, TX 75833
Phone: (903) 536-2352
www.co.leon.tx.us

In east-central TX, southeast of Waco; organized Mar 17, 1846 from Robertson County. Name Origin: For a Martin de Leon, or for Leon Prairie where a 'lion' was killed

Area (sq mi):: 1080.38 (land 1072.04; water 8.34) Population per square mile: 15.20
Population 2005: 16,344 State rank: 133 Population change: 2000-20005 6.60%; 1990-2000 21.10% Population 2000: 15,335 (White 80.60%; Black or African American 10.40%; Hispanic or Latino 7.90%; Asian 0.20%; Other 5.90%). Foreign born: 4.20%. Median age: 42.10
Income 2000: per capita $17,599; median household $30,981; Population below poverty level: 15.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,049-$22,850
Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 28.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 30.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Leon County, Florida

301 S Monroe St Suite 108
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Phone: (850) 487-2220
Fax: (850) 488-6293
www.co.leon.fl.us

In eastern end of FL panhandle; organized Dec 9, 1824 (prior to statehood) from Gadsden County. Name Origin: For Juan Ponce de Leon (1460-1521), Spanish colonial governor and discoverer of Florida while in search of the "fountain of youth."

Area (sq mi):: 701.78 (land 666.74; water 35.04) Population per square mile: 368.60
Population 2005: 245,756 State rank: 20 Population change: 2000-20005 2.60%; 1990-2000 24.40% Population 2000: 239,452 (White 64.10%; Black or African American 29.10%; Hispanic or Latino 3.50%; Asian 1.90%; Other 2.60%). Foreign born: 4.70%. Median age: 29.50
Income 2000: per capita $21,024; median household $37,517; Population below poverty level: 18.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,068-$28,109
Unemployment (2004): 3.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 21.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 5.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Tallahassee County seat (156,612)

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    Sergeant Major Russell Brown, Leon County Master Sergeant Brown is a Senior Marine Instructor at Leon High School in Tallahassee, where he teaches Leadership Education in the Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps.
    hc_ref=ARR6x6Cp9YgunSVmDSrWsgTcBNHcFNl_nfJLMWtIVE8AZ1fBSuyxMMoAmtXlz8mzrks&fref=nf) Leon County Sheriff's Office in Tallahassee wasn't afraid when it came to rescuing a (http://ibtimes.
    The BVCOG (TX) Regional 9-1-1 program encompasses seven 9-1-1 centers in six counties: Washington County 9-1-1, Burleson County Sheriff's Office, Grimes County Sheriff's Office, Navasota Police Department, and the Leon County, Madison County and Robertson County Sheriff's Offices.
    LYNWOOD ARNOLD talks with high school students who joined members of the Leon County legal community at the Tallahassee Bar Association's First Annual Leon County Public School Legal Initiative held at the Florida State University College of Law Advocacy Center.
    Assiya Kushenova was arrested August 5 in Leon County, Florida, as the U.
    that shows print readership in Leon County is growing, and that 12,000 more people read the Sunday Democrat now than in 2006.
    9 at the Roberts and Stevens Medical Center, Leon County Health Department, in Tallahassee.
    Not only has Lucile generously devoted her expertise to ACEI, she has also contributed to the education and development of children as a classroom teacher, principal, Area Curriculum Coordinator (Leon County, FL), and the Coordinator of Elementary Education of Leon County, Florida.
    Of the 67 districts in the state of Florida, the Leon County School District (www.
    Leon County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Bateman ordered Southern Family Insurance Co.
    The Tallahassee-Leon County GIS is an Interlocal Project funded by three local governments: the city of Tallahassee, Leon County, and the Leon County Property Appraiser's Office.
    Baptist looks at Jackson County and Leon County, examining the way grasping for wealth and power defined relationships on the frontier.