Portage County


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Portage County, Ohio

449 S Meridian St
Ravenna, OH 44266
Phone: (330) 297-3600
Fax: (330) 297-3610
www.co.portage.oh.us

In northeastern OH, east of Akron; organized Jun 7, 1807 from Trumbull and Jackson counties. Name Origin: For the portage of canoes or other craft between the Cuyahoga and Manhoning rivers

Area (sq mi):: 507.11 (land 492.39; water 14.72) Population per square mile: 316.10
Population 2005: 155,631 State rank: 16 Population change: 2000-20005 2.30%; 1990-2000 6.60% Population 2000: 152,061 (White 93.90%; Black or African American 3.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.80%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 34.40
Income 2000: per capita $20,428; median household $44,347; Population below poverty level: 9.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,245-$27,735
Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.70% Median travel time to work: 25.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 49.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Kent (27,601)
  • Aurora (14,357)
  • Streetsboro (13,900)
  • Ravenna County seat (11,503)

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    Portage County, Wisconsin

    1516 Church St
    Stevens Point, WI 54481
    Phone: (715) 346-1351
    Fax: (715) 346-1486
    www.co.portage.wi.us

    In east-central WI, northwest of Lake Winnebago; organized Dec 7, 1836 (prior to statehood) from territorial county in the area now occupied by much of Columbia County, expanded northward in 1841 (into territory from Crawford County); Columbia County detached in 1846. Name Origin: For the portage of canoes or other craft between the Fox and Wisconsin rivers

    Area (sq mi):: 822.76 (land 806.31; water 16.45) Population per square mile: 83.80
    Population 2005: 67,585 State rank: 23 Population change: 2000-20005 0.60%; 1990-2000 9.40% Population 2000: 67,182 (White 94.90%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 2.20%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 2.20%. Median age: 33.00
    Income 2000: per capita $19,854; median household $43,487; Population below poverty level: 9.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,837-$27,464
    Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 18.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 19.00%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Stevens Point County seat (24,283)
  • Plover (11,155)

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    As the sheriff of Portage County, Wisconsin, Dan Hintz directed Operation Clean Sweep-the removal of domestic terrorist organization Posse Comitatus-putting an exclamation point on an eventful law enforcement career.
    Partners include the University of Wisconsin Department of Population Health Sciences and Department of Nutritional Sciences, Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Wisconsin Partnership for Activity and Nutrition, Waupaca County Nutrition and Activity Coalition and Portage County Can Coalition.
    3 On the day after his 11th birthday, Alec Jurgella downed this 11-pointer in Portage County, Wisconsin, with a single shot from his .
    Conveniently situated near interstate highways, the building is located at 4658 Crystal Parkway, on the border of Tallmadge and Kent, Ohio in Portage County.
    She is currently a member of the Portage County Long Term Care Advisory Board and previously served as chairperson of the Portage County Community Coalition for End of Life Care and the president of the Wisconsin Nurses Association.
    Ford, who is also a suspect in two more bank robberies in the area, is being held in Portage County Jail.
    In Portage County, Ohio, assistant public defender Brian Jones told Judge John Plough he wasn't ready to take a case to trial.
    The US Department of Agriculture had taken the deer at the Portage County farm last January 17, after reaching an agreement with its owner.
    Barrow Field Station, Portage County on 15 September 2002; and at a residence near Peninsula, Summit County.
    This paper documents field observations made over a several years' fieldwork and drilling efforts, during the early and mid-1990s, at the WillowCreek Landfill, Portage County, OH (Fig.
    The McMaster's site in Portage County is to be completed in 2005, and the Kirby Tire site in Wyandot County will be completed in June 2006.