McHenry County

Also found in: Wikipedia.

McHenry County, North Dakota

PO Box 117
Towner, ND 58788
Phone: (701) 537-5729
Fax: (701) 537-5969

In north-central ND, east of Minot; organized Jan 4, 1873 (prior to statehood) from Buffalo County, which was discontinued. Name Origin: For James McHenry, an early settler of Vermillion, SD

Area (sq mi):: 1911.71 (land 1874.09; water 37.62) Population per square mile: 2.90
Population 2005: 5,511 State rank: 23 Population change: 2000-20005 -8.00%; 1990-2000 -8.30% Population 2000: 5,987 (White 98.50%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.00%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 43.00
Income 2000: per capita $15,140; median household $27,274; Population below poverty level: 15.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,888-$23,368
Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 24.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
See other counties in .

McHenry County, Illinois

2200 N Seminary Ave
Woodstock, IL 60098
Phone: (815) 334-4000
Fax: (815) 334-8727

On the northern border of IL, northwest of Chicago; organized Jan 16, 1836 from Cook county. Name Origin: For Maj. William McHenry (1774-1839), officer in the War of 1812 and the Black Hawk War (1832)

Area (sq mi):: 611.13 (land 603.51; water 7.62) Population per square mile: 503.70
Population 2005: 303,990 State rank: 6 Population change: 2000-20005 16.90%; 1990-2000 41.90% Population 2000: 260,077 (White 89.60%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 7.50%; Asian 1.50%; Other 4.10%). Foreign born: 7.20%. Median age: 34.20
Income 2000: per capita $26,476; median household $64,826; Population below poverty level: 3.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $33,363-$32,959
Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 32.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 48.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Crystal Lake (40,496)
  • Algonquin (28,223)
  • Lake in the Hills (28,220)
  • McHenry (23,997)
  • Woodstock County seat (21,556)
  • Cary (18,717)
  • Huntley (15,065)

  • See other counties in .
    References in periodicals archive ?
    She is enrolled in McHenry County College's nursing program, but she's also a mother to two young children.
    Zanck also is past chairman and current member of the Centegra Health Systems Board of Governors, past chairman of the Challenger Learning Center for Science and Technology and past chairman of the McHenry County Economic Development Corporation.
    Gary Lang Auto Group's Annual Classic Car Show generated $1,728 for the McHenry County Salvation Army's school supply drive.
    Witnesses even spotted funnel cloud in McHenry County, about 50 miles (80 km) Northwest of Chicago.
    Over at McHenry County Federal Credit Union, a $42 million institution based in Crystal Lake, Ill.
    It was as a volunteer with the McHenry County Emergency Services and Disaster Agency, and subsequently a position as auxiliary deputy with the McHenry County Sheriff's Office, that Lukas decided he wanted a career in law enforcement.
    On a recent Tuesday afternoon, Zane Seipler, a McHenry County deputy sheriff, drove his black Nissan Pathfinder to give an unusual tour of sorts.
    Rob Schaid, managing broker and owner of RE/MAX Plaza, called the move a logical next step for the brokerage firm, which already operates two offices in McHenry County.
    March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The McHenry County Board and the Village of Cary joined the growing list of supporters of Mercy Health System's proposal for a new state-of-the-art hospital in Crystal Lake.
    Snow-Flamer came to the college from McHenry County College, in Crystal Lake, Ill.
    McHenry County is in one of the fastest growing communities in the Chicagoland area and is near several state parks.