Ohio County


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Ohio County, Kentucky

PO Box 85
Hartford, KY 42347
Phone: (270) 298-4423
Fax: (270) 298-4425

In west-central KY, south of Owensboro; established Dec 17, 1798 from Hardin County. Name Origin: For the Ohio River which originally formed its northern border

Area (sq mi):: 596.73 (land 593.79; water 2.94) Population per square mile: 39.90
Population 2005: 23,676 State rank: 51 Population change: 2000-20005 3.30%; 1990-2000 8.60% Population 2000: 22,916 (White 97.20%; Black or African American 0.70%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 37.50
Income 2000: per capita $15,317; median household $29,557; Population below poverty level: 17.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,901-$19,956
Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.90% Median travel time to work: 28.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 42.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Ohio County, Indiana

413 Main St PO Box 185
Rising Sun, IN 47040
Phone: (812) 438-2610
Fax: (812) 438-1215

On the southestern border of IN, southwest of Cincinnati, OH; organized Jan 4, 1844 from Dearborn County. Name Origin: For the Ohio River, which forms the eastern border of the county

Area (sq mi):: 87.47 (land 86.72; water 0.75) Population per square mile: 67.70
Population 2005: 5,874 State rank: 92 Population change: 2000-20005 4.50%; 1990-2000 5.80% Population 2000: 5,623 (White 98.40%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.70%). Foreign born: 0.10%. Median age: 38.40
Income 2000: per capita $19,627; median household $41,348; Population below poverty level: 7.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,785-$23,175
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 27.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 66.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Ohio County, West Virginia

1500 Chapline St Rm 205
Wheeling, WV 26003
Phone: (304) 234-3656
Fax: (304) 234-3829

In northern panhandle of WV, southeast of Steubenville, OH; organized Oct 7, 1776 from Augusta County. Name Origin: For the Ohio River, which forms its western border

Area (sq mi):: 108.86 (land 106.18; water 2.68) Population per square mile: 424.90
Population 2005: 45,112 State rank: 13 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.90%; 1990-2000 -6.80% Population 2000: 47,427 (White 94.10%; Black or African American 3.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.80%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 40.60
Income 2000: per capita $17,734; median household $30,836; Population below poverty level: 15.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,132-$30,349
Unemployment (2004): 5.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 19.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Wheeling County seat (29,891)

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    We congratulate both the company and the Ohio County community on this new project and look forward to their continued success.
    Ohio County had the highest college-going rate at 71.
    In addition, The Citizens Bank serves Ohio County in West Virginia through its Loan Production Office located in Wheeling, West Virginia.
    Currently, Armstrong operates five mines: Equality Boot, Lewis Creek, Kronos and Midway, all in Ohio County, and Survant in Muhlenberg County.
    8 million Ohio County Public Schools Federal Credit Union.
    A similar poster was designed by the Ohio County Medical Alliance in collaboration with the Substance Abuse Coalition and the Wheeling Police Department.
    He was also ordered to stay away from the north-west Ohio county and anyone involved in the case, including Judge Basinger.
    He was in the store in Ohio County, West Virginia for 10 minutes when another customer called the authorities.
    And rates in Ohio County, West Virginia, and Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, of which Wheeling and Pittsburgh, respectively, are the seats, were lower than the national average.
    Like much of West Virginia, Wheeling and the surrounding Ohio County rank among the poorest places in the country.
    And at least one barn in every Ohio county was painted with the bicentennial logo.
    Data regarding business starts and terminations and total active businesses were collected from the 1999 Ohio County Profiles (Ohio Department of Development, 2000), as were the metropolitan or nonmetroplitan classification for each county.

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