Osceola County


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Osceola County, Florida

2 Courthouse Sq
Kissimmee, FL 34741
Phone: (407) 343-3500
Fax: (407) 343-3699
www.osceola.org

In east-central FL, west of Melbourne; organized May 12, 1887 from Brevard and Orange counties. Name Origin: For Osceola (c. 1804-38), Seminole leader during the early years of the Second Seminole War (1835-42). Name is from Creek asi-yahola 'black drink cry,' and refers to a ceremonial drink made from leaves of the yaupon bush (Ilex vomitoria).

Area (sq mi):: 1506.35 (land 1321.90; water 184.45) Population per square mile: 175.20
Population 2005: 231,578 State rank: 22 Population change: 2000-20005 34.30%; 1990-2000 60.10% Population 2000: 172,493 (White 59.60%; Black or African American 7.40%; Hispanic or Latino 29.40%; Asian 2.20%; Other 13.30%). Foreign born: 14.00%. Median age: 34.60
Income 2000: per capita $17,022; median household $38,214; Population below poverty level: 11.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,112-$20,400
Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 28.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 50.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Kissimmee County seat (56,153)
  • Saint Cloud (22,385)

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    Osceola County, Michigan

    301 W Upton Ave
    Reed City, MI 49677
    Phone: (231) 832-3261
    Fax: (231) 832-6149
    www.osceola-county.org

    In central MI, south of Cadillac; established as Unwattin County Apr 1, 1840; name changed Mar 8, 1843. Name Origin: For the Seminole chief (c. 1804-38) who led the second Seminole War against the U.S

    Area (sq mi):: 573.10 (land 565.98; water 7.12) Population per square mile: 42.00
    Population 2005: 23,750 State rank: 62 Population change: 2000-20005 2.40%; 1990-2000 15.10% Population 2000: 23,197 (White 96.80%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 37.60
    Income 2000: per capita $15,632; median household $34,102; Population below poverty level: 12.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,446-$20,947
    Unemployment (2004): 8.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 23.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 39.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Osceola County, Iowa

    300 7th St
    Sibley, IA 51249
    Phone: (712) 754-2241
    Fax: (712) 754-3743
    www.osceolacountyia.com

    On the northwestern border of IA; established Jan 15, 1851 from Woodbury County. Name Origin: For Osceola (c. 1804-38), Seminole leader during the early years of the Second Seminole War (1835-37). Name, also spelled Ashi Vaholo Yahola, means 'black drink hallower.'

    Area (sq mi):: 399.48 (land 398.77; water 0.71) Population per square mile: 16.80
    Population 2005: 6,694 State rank: 94 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.40%; 1990-2000 -3.60% Population 2000: 7,003 (White 97.30%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 39.70
    Income 2000: per capita $16,463; median household $34,274; Population below poverty level: 7.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,784-$22,448
    Unemployment (2004): 4.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 15.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 32.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    References in periodicals archive ?
    Notes: There will be a MANDATORY pre proposal conference held on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 9:00 AM located at the Osceola County Road and Bridge Conference Room, 3850 Old Canoe Creek Road, St.
    State award for 'Highest Readiness Rates for VPK' in Osceola County.
    8-megawatt solar facility be to located in Osceola County in central Florida
    Ward, who is Gary Busey's 32-year-old nephew, was arrested by Osceola County police for selling alcohol without a liquor license, (http://articles.
    The Osceola Council on Aging is the largest social services organization in Osceola County, providing a wide array of services and programs to meet the needs of the community.
    Osceola County led the state's 58,931 foreclosure filings with more than one in 57 homes in foreclosure, while Broward County had 11,325 notices.
    Celebration, FL-based electric vehicle company Relay Transportation recently announced it has loaned the Osceola County Sheriff's Office four Segway HT human transporter (HT) i Series models for a six-month study on how use of the devices "impacts community policing throughout the county.
    Osceola County police picked up Taylor after the woman recognised him from photographs.
    NEW YORK -- Fitch Ratings has published a report on Osceola County, FL.
    Notes: There will be a MANDATORY pre proposal conference held on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 10:00 AM located at the Osceola County Road and Bridge Conference Room, 3850 Old Canoe Creek Road, St.
    ATLANTA, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The hours of operation for the Osceola County U.