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Stanton County, Kansas

PO Box 190
Johnson, KS 67855
Phone: (620) 492-2140
Fax: (620) 492-2688

On the southwestern border of KS, southwest of Garden City; created Mar 6, 1873, later abolished and made part of Hamilton County; in 1887 Stanton County was reorganized from Hamilton County. Name Origin: For Edwin McMasters Stanton (1814-69), U.S. Attorney General (1860-61) and U.S. Secretary of War under Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson (1862-68)

Area (sq mi):: 680.06 (land 680.00; water 0.06) Population per square mile: 3.30
Population 2005: 2,245 State rank: 100 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.70%; 1990-2000 3.10% Population 2000: 2,406 (White 74.00%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 23.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 14.80%). Foreign born: 12.70%. Median age: 33.80
Income 2000: per capita $18,043; median household $40,172; Population below poverty level: 14.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,618-$24,199
Unemployment (2004): 3.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 16.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 18.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Stanton County, Nebraska

PO Box 347
Stanton, NE 68779
Phone: (402) 439-2222
Fax: (402) 439-2200
www.co.stanton.ne.us

In east-central NE, west of Norfolk; organized Jan 10, 1862 from Dodge County; previously called Izard County. Name Origin: For Edwin McMasters Stanton (1814-69), U.S. secretary of war under Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson (1862-68)

Area (sq mi):: 431.06 (land 429.83; water 1.23) Population per square mile: 15.20
Population 2005: 6,534 State rank: 48 Population change: 2000-20005 1.20%; 1990-2000 3.40% Population 2000: 6,455 (White 96.00%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 2.30%; Asian 0.10%; Other 2.80%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 35.90
Income 2000: per capita $15,511; median household $36,676; Population below poverty level: 6.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,326-$24,220
Unemployment (2004): 3.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 19.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 62.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Stanton County Sheriff's Office said a five-year-old girl was killed in Pilger and a male motorist died in a single-vehicle accident just east of Pilger.
Stanton County Commissioner Jerry Weatherholt said: "More than half of the town is absolutely gone.
The Pilger storm killed one person and injured at least 16 who were taken to a hospital in nearby Norfolk, Nebraska, Stanton County Sheriff Michael Unger told Reuters.
Pilger is gone," said Sanford Goshorn, director of emergency management for Stanton County.
There is never going to be an article in Newsweek or on the Internet comparing and contrasting the options for county commissioner in Stanton County, Kansas.
The third contract is with the Nebraska Department of Roads for $1,825,000 to do a hot-mix asphalt overlay project in Stanton County.