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Martin County, Minnesota

201 Lake Ave Suite 201
Fairmont, MN 56031
Phone: (507) 238-3211
Fax: (507) 238-3259
www.co.martin.mn.us

On the central southern border of MN, southwest of Mankato; established May 23, 1857 (prior to statehood) from Faribault County. Name Origin: Either for Henry Martin (1829-1908), CT speculator with large holdings in the area, or for Morgan Lewis Martin (1805-87), U.S. representative from WI Territory who introduced the bill for the organization of the Territory of MN

Area (sq mi):: 729.56 (land 709.34; water 20.21) Population per square mile: 29.60
Population 2005: 21,002 State rank: 46 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.70%; 1990-2000 -4.90% Population 2000: 21,802 (White 96.80%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.90%; Asian 0.40%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 41.50
Income 2000: per capita $18,529; median household $34,810; Population below poverty level: 10.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,117-$29,634
Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 15.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 15.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Fairmont County seat (10,548)

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    Martin County, Kentucky

    PO Box 460
    Inez, KY 41224
    Phone: (606) 298-2810
    Fax: (606) 298-0143

    On the eastern border of KY, south of Ashland; organized May 10, 1870 from Johnson, Pike, Floyd, and Lawrence counties. Name Origin: For John Preston Martin (1811-62), KY legislator and U.S. representative (1845-47)

    Area (sq mi):: 230.81 (land 230.70; water 0.11) Population per square mile: 52.90
    Population 2005: 12,215 State rank: 89 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.90%; 1990-2000 0.40% Population 2000: 12,578 (White 98.70%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.70%). Foreign born: 0.10%. Median age: 34.10
    Income 2000: per capita $10,650; median household $18,279; Population below poverty level: 37.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,884-$18,571
    Unemployment (2004): 7.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 29.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 33.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Martin County, Indiana

    PO Box 120
    Shoals, IN 47581
    Phone: (812) 247-3651
    Fax: (812) 247-2791

    In southwestern IN, southwest of Bloomington; organized Jan 17, 1820 from Indian lands. Name Origin: For Maj. John Preston Martin (1811-62), U.S. representative from KY (1845-47)

    Area (sq mi):: 340.53 (land 336.14; water 4.39) Population per square mile: 30.90
    Population 2005: 10,386 State rank: 87 Population change: 2000-20005 0.20%; 1990-2000 0.00% Population 2000: 10,369 (White 98.60%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.70%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 38.50
    Income 2000: per capita $17,054; median household $36,411; Population below poverty level: 11.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,733-$23,336
    Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 27.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 44.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Martin County, Texas

    301 N Saint Peter St
    Stanton, TX 79782
    Phone: (432) 756-3412
    Fax: (432) 607-2212

    In southwestern TX panhandle, north of Midland; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For Wyly Martin, active in achieving TX statehood

    Area (sq mi):: 915.62 (land 914.78; water 0.84) Population per square mile: 4.80
    Population 2005: 4,391 State rank: 206 Population change: 2000-20005 -7.50%; 1990-2000 -4.20% Population 2000: 4,746 (White 56.80%; Black or African American 1.60%; Hispanic or Latino 40.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 19.30%). Foreign born: 8.10%. Median age: 32.50
    Income 2000: per capita $15,647; median household $31,836; Population below poverty level: 18.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,721-$23,513
    Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 19.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.60%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Martin County, Florida

    PO Box 9016
    Stuart, FL 34995
    Phone: (772) 288-5576
    Fax: (772) 288-5548
    www.martin.fl.us

    On central Atlantic coast of FL, north of Palm Beach; organized May 30, 1925 from Palm Beach County. Name Origin: For John W. Martin (1884-1958), governor of FL (1925-29)

    Area (sq mi):: 752.79 (land 555.62; water 197.18) Population per square mile: 251.50
    Population 2005: 139,728 State rank: 31 Population change: 2000-20005 10.30%; 1990-2000 25.60% Population 2000: 126,731 (White 85.80%; Black or African American 5.30%; Hispanic or Latino 7.50%; Asian 0.60%; Other 4.20%). Foreign born: 8.10%. Median age: 47.30
    Income 2000: per capita $29,584; median household $43,083; Population below poverty level: 8.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $42,065-$42,248
    Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.80% Median travel time to work: 25.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 32.00%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Stuart County seat (15,728)

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    Martin County, North Carolina

    PO Box 807
    Williamston, NC 27892
    Phone: (252) 792-2515
    Fax: (252) 792-6668
    www.martincountyncgov.com

    In east-central NC, northeast of Greenville; organized Mar 2, 1774 (prior to statehood) from Tyrell and Halifax counties. Name Origin: For Josiah Martin (1737-86), the last royal governor of NC (1771-75). The name was reinforced by the popularity of Alexander Martin, NC governor (1782-85; 1789-92)

    Area (sq mi):: 461.49 (land 461.17; water 0.32) Population per square mile: 53.40
    Population 2005: 24,643 State rank: 75 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.70%; 1990-2000 2.10% Population 2000: 25,593 (White 51.80%; Black or African American 45.40%; Hispanic or Latino 2.10%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 1.50%. Median age: 38.70
    Income 2000: per capita $15,102; median household $28,793; Population below poverty level: 20.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,547-$22,227
    Unemployment (2004): 7.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.20% Median travel time to work: 24.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 41.70%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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