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Perry County, Indiana

County Courthouse 2219 Payne St
Tell City, IN 47586
Phone: (812) 547-3741
Fax: (812) 547-9782
www.perrycountyin.org

On the south-central border of IN; organized Sept 7, 1814 (prior to statehood) from Harrison and Warrick counties. Name Origin: For Oliver Hazard Perry (1785-1819), U.S. naval officer during the War of 1812, famous for the message, "We have met the enemy and they are ours."

Area (sq mi):: 386.34 (land 381.39; water 4.95) Population per square mile: 49.90
Population 2005: 19,032 State rank: 75 Population change: 2000-20005 0.70%; 1990-2000 -1.10% Population 2000: 18,899 (White 97.10%; Black or African American 1.40%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.80%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 38.00
Income 2000: per capita $16,673; median household $36,246; Population below poverty level: 9.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,261-$24,189
Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.70% Median travel time to work: 24.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 39.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Perry County, Kentucky

PO Box 150
Hazard, KY 41702
Phone: (606) 436-4614
Fax: (606) 439-0557

In southeastern KY; established Nov 2, 1820 from Clay and Floyd counties. Name Origin: For Oliver Hazard Perry (1785-1819), U.S. naval officer during the War of 1812, famous for the message, "We have met the enemy and they are ours."

Area (sq mi):: 342.64 (land 342.15; water 0.49) Population per square mile: 86.10
Population 2005: 29,452 State rank: 37 Population change: 2000-20005 0.20%; 1990-2000 -2.90% Population 2000: 29,390 (White 96.90%; Black or African American 1.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.50%; Other 0.50%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 36.30
Income 2000: per capita $12,224; median household $22,089; Population below poverty level: 29.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,006-$21,062
Unemployment (2004): 7.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 23.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Perry County, Tennessee

PO Box 16
Linden, TN 37096
Phone: (931) 589-2216
Fax: (931) 589-2215
www.perrycountytennessee.com

In west-central TN, east of Jackson; established Nov 14, 1821 from Hickman and Humphreys counties. Name Origin: For Oliver Hazard Perry (1785-1819), U.S. naval officer during the War of 1812, famous for the message, "We have met the enemy and they are ours."

Area (sq mi):: 422.90 (land 414.89; water 8.00) Population per square mile: 18.30
Population 2005: 7,574 State rank: 91 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.70%; 1990-2000 15.40% Population 2000: 7,631 (White 96.10%; Black or African American 1.70%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 39.80
Income 2000: per capita $16,969; median household $28,061; Population below poverty level: 15.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,665-$21,727
Unemployment (2004): 6.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.50% Median travel time to work: 27.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 28.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Perry County, Alabama

PO Box 505
Marion, AL 36756
Phone: (334) 683-6106

In west-central AL, southeast of Tuscaloosa; organized Dec 13, 1819 from Tuscaloosa County. Name Origin: For Oliver Hazard Perry (1785-1819), U.S. naval officer during the War of 1812, famous for the message, "We have met the enemy and they are ours."

Area (sq mi):: 724.08 (land 719.48; water 4.59) Population per square mile: 15.80
Population 2005: 11,371 State rank: 64 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.10%; 1990-2000 -7.00% Population 2000: 11,861 (White 30.70%; Black or African American 68.40%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.00%; Other 0.70%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 33.30
Income 2000: per capita $10,948; median household $20,200; Population below poverty level: 35.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,894-$18,389
Unemployment (2004): 9.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -3.70% Median travel time to work: 33.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 49.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Perry County, Mississippi

PO Box 198
New Augusta, MS 39462
Phone: (601) 964-8398
Fax: (601) 964-8746

In southeastern MS, southeast of Hattiesburg; organized Feb 3, 1820 from Greene County. Name Origin: For Oliver Hazard Perry (1785-1819), U.S. naval officer during the War of 1812, famous for the message, "We have met the enemy and they are ours."

Area (sq mi):: 650.20 (land 647.18; water 3.02) Population per square mile: 18.80
Population 2005: 12,160 State rank: 67 Population change: 2000-20005 0.20%; 1990-2000 11.70% Population 2000: 12,138 (White 75.70%; Black or African American 22.60%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 33.50
Income 2000: per capita $12,837; median household $27,189; Population below poverty level: 22.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $14,738-$16,786
Unemployment (2004): 7.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 36.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 57.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Perry County, Pennsylvania

25 W Main St PO Box 37
New Bloomfield, PA 17068
Phone: (717) 582-2131
Fax: (717) 582-5162
www.perryco.org

In south-central PA, northwest of Harrisburg; organized Mar 22, 1820 from Cumberland County. Name Origin: For Oliver Hazard Perry (1785-1819), U.S. naval officer during the War of 1812, famous for the message, "We have met the enemy and they are ours."

Area (sq mi):: 555.77 (land 553.52; water 2.25) Population per square mile: 80.80
Population 2005: 44,728 State rank: 49 Population change: 2000-20005 2.60%; 1990-2000 5.90% Population 2000: 43,602 (White 98.10%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.80%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 37.50
Income 2000: per capita $18,551; median household $41,909; Population below poverty level: 7.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,507-$26,070
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 34.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 68.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Perry County, Ohio

121 W Brown St PO Box 248
New Lexington, OH 43764
Phone: (740) 342-2045
Fax: (740) 342-5505
www.perrycountyohiocofc.com

In central OH, southeast of Columbus; organized Mar 1, 1818 from Washington, Fairfield, and Muskingum counties. Name Origin: For Oliver Hazard Perry (1785-1819), U.S. naval officer during the War of 1812, famous for the message, "We have met the enemy and they are ours."

Area (sq mi):: 412.59 (land 409.78; water 2.82) Population per square mile: 86.00
Population 2005: 35,246 State rank: 68 Population change: 2000-20005 3.40%; 1990-2000 8.00% Population 2000: 34,078 (White 98.20%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 35.00
Income 2000: per capita $15,674; median household $34,383; Population below poverty level: 11.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,400-$19,569
Unemployment (2004): 8.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 33.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 58.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Perry County, Arkansas

310 W Main St Suite 105
Perryville, AR 72126
Phone: (501) 889-5126
Fax: (501) 889-5759

In central AR, northwest of Little Rock; organized Dec 18, 1840 from Pulaski County. Name Origin: For Oliver Hazard Perry (1785-1819), U.S. naval officer during the War of 1812, famous for the message, "We have met the enemy and they are ours."

Area (sq mi):: 560.47 (land 550.94; water 9.53) Population per square mile: 19.00
Population 2005: 10,468 State rank: 64 Population change: 2000-20005 2.50%; 1990-2000 28.10% Population 2000: 10,209 (White 95.10%; Black or African American 1.70%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.10%; Other 2.50%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 38.00
Income 2000: per capita $16,216; median household $31,083; Population below poverty level: 14.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,214-$21,948
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.50% Median travel time to work: 36.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 70.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Perry County, Missouri

321 N Main St Suite 2
Perryville, MO 63775
Phone: (573) 547-4242
Fax: (573) 547-7367
www.perryvillemo.com/county/

On the southeastern border of MO, north of Cape Girardeau; organized Nov 16, 1820 (prior to statehood) from Sainte Genevieve County. Name Origin: For Oliver Hazard Perry (1785-1819), U.S. naval officer who won the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812, famous for the message, "We have met the enemy and they are ours."

Area (sq mi):: 484.28 (land 474.67; water 9.61) Population per square mile: 39.10
Population 2005: 18,571 State rank: 59 Population change: 2000-20005 2.40%; 1990-2000 8.90% Population 2000: 18,132 (White 97.80%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.60%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 36.80
Income 2000: per capita $16,554; median household $36,632; Population below poverty level: 9.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,299-$22,918
Unemployment (2004): 4.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 22.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 23.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Perry County, Illinois

PO Box 438
Pinckneyville, IL 62274
Phone: (618) 357-5116
Fax: (618) 357-3194
www.perrycountyil.org

In south-central IL north of Carbondale; organized Jan 29, 1827 from Randolph and Jackson counties. Name Origin: For Oliver Hazard Perry (1785-1819), U.S. naval officer during the War of 1812, famous for the message, "We have met the enemy and they are ours."

Area (sq mi):: 446.81 (land 440.96; water 5.85) Population per square mile: 51.70
Population 2005: 22,815 State rank: 53 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.20%; 1990-2000 7.90% Population 2000: 23,094 (White 89.00%; Black or African American 8.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.80%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 37.60
Income 2000: per capita $15,935; median household $33,281; Population below poverty level: 13.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,838-$19,334
Unemployment (2004): 7.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.00% Median travel time to work: 23.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Massey Energy Company reported that it concluded the previously announced purchase of selected assets associated with two Horizon subsidiaries, Starfire, located in Perry County, Kentucky, and Cannelton, located in Kanawha County, West Virginia.
Massey Energy Company today reported that it agreed, at a Horizon Natural Resources Company bankruptcy court auction, to purchase selected assets associated with two Horizon subsidiaries, Starfire, located in Perry County, Kentucky, and Cannelton, located in Kanawha County, West Virginia.