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Morrow County, Oregon

100 Court St
Heppner, OR 97836
Phone: (541) 676-9061
Fax: (541) 676-9876
morrowcountyoregon.com

On central northern border of OR; organized Feb 16, 1885 from Umatilla County. Name Origin: For Jackson L. Morrow (1827-99), member of the first state legislature

Area (sq mi):: 2048.53 (land 2032.38; water 16.15) Population per square mile: 5.70
Population 2005: 11,666 State rank: 29 Population change: 2000-20005 6.10%; 1990-2000 44.20% Population 2000: 10,995 (White 72.00%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 24.40%; Asian 0.40%; Other 23.10%). Foreign born: 14.50%. Median age: 33.30
Income 2000: per capita $15,802; median household $37,521; Population below poverty level: 14.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,457-$22,891
Unemployment (2004): 8.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.60% Median travel time to work: 23.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Morrow County, Ohio

48 E High St
Mount Gilead, OH 43338
Phone: (419) 947-4085
Fax: (419) 947-1860
www.co.morrow.oh.us

In central OH, north of Columbus; organized Mar 1, 1848 from Knox, Marion, Delaware, and Richland counties. Name Origin: For Jeremiah Morrow (1771-1852), OH legislator, U.S. senator (1813-19), and governor (1822-36)

Area (sq mi):: 407.36 (land 406.22; water 1.13) Population per square mile: 84.50
Population 2005: 34,322 State rank: 70 Population change: 2000-20005 8.50%; 1990-2000 14.00% Population 2000: 31,628 (White 98.00%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 36.50
Income 2000: per capita $17,830; median household $40,882; Population below poverty level: 9.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,727-$23,641
Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 30.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 67.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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References in periodicals archive ?
Implementing agency : Morrow County Government (ORCPP),
A farmer in Morrow County contacted scientists when he found something unusual in his soybean field.
Irina Walker, 60, and John Wesley Walker, 67, are accused of hosting cockfighting derbies and illegal gambling at their ranch outside the small Morrow County town of Irrigon, Sky News reported.
Pendleton Grain Growers, Morrow County Grain Growers and the Port of Morrow in Oregon signed an agreement in May to purchase a grain terminal on the Columbia River previously owned by Cargill Inc.
The Associated Press (AP) recently reported that Morrow County, OR's planning commission has granted a conditional-use permit to Threemile Canyon Farms for the conversion of corn into ethanol and wet distillers grain.
Oregon's rural Morrow County School District 1 adopted the four-day school week offered through a state policy option to lower expenses 10 years ago.
We specifically appreciate the efforts and support of the Columbia River Enterprise Zone, Port of Morrow, city of Boardman, Morrow County and the state of Oregon and are proud to be an active part of this thriving community.
My mom raised seven kids - I'm the sixth - and at one point was a member of the Morrow County School District board.
2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- To continue to stay ahead of rising demand for wireless voice, 3G multimedia and Internet access, Verizon Wireless has expanded its local network in Morrow County, Ohio.
The Marion Star reported 10/9 that, "After months of evaluating the significant Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement changes finalized in the State Budget and Federal government mandates, the Morrow County Hospital Board of Trustees has decided to close the hospital's Extended Care Facility (ECF) on December 31, 2011.
For two years, she worked at Blue Mountain Community College in Pendleton as a part-time instructor and liaison between the college and Umatilla and Morrow County high schools.
The Oregon Employment Department calculates that the construction and operation of ZeaChem's Boardman biorefinery will create 292 direct and indirect jobs in Oregon, 167 of which will be located in Morrow County, where Boardman is located.