Vermillion County

Vermillion County, Indiana

PO Box 10
Newport, IN 47966
Phone: (765) 492-3500
Fax: (765) 492-5001

On the central western border of IN, north of Terre Haute; organized Jan 2, 1824 from Parke County. Name Origin: For the Big Vermilllion River, which runs across the northern part of the county. Shortened French literal transliteration Vermillion Jaune 'yellow red' of the Indian name Osanamon, suggesting vermilion paint, probably from the soil that colored the river.

Area (sq mi):: 259.94 (land 256.89; water 3.05) Population per square mile: 64.50
Population 2005: 16,562 State rank: 79 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.30%; 1990-2000 0.10% Population 2000: 16,788 (White 98.00%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 38.90
Income 2000: per capita $18,579; median household $34,837; Population below poverty level: 9.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,078-$25,313
Unemployment (2004): 7.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.00% Median travel time to work: 22.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 52.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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30, at Duke Energy Indianas Cayuga Generating Station in Vermillion County.
Hallador plans to spend the remainder of 2014 advancing plans for two new thermal coal underground mines in Illinois, Bulldog in Vermillion County and War Eagle in Lawrence County.
Instead, Lagacy took the non-typical route, so the buck ends up officially scoring 205 5/8 inches non-typical, making it the new Vermillion County, Indiana, record for archery-killed non-typicals.
In all, about 1,000 people will be affected by the shutdown, says Ed Cole, executive director of the Vermillion County Economic Development Council.
Vermillion County, which has the greatest natural decrease, ranks ninth in median age at 40.
1998, drilling of a water well in glacial deposits near Newport in Vermillion County, Indiana, yielded fragments of middle-Wisconsinan aged wood at a depth of 129 ft (40 m).
and Vermillion County Economic Development Council to identify and qualify Cayuga as the site for a renewable biofuels project.
The patients died in a 13-month period at Vermillion County Hospital in Clinton.
is being donated by Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC to the Valley Professionals Community Health Center that projects to transform the building into a beacon, which offers high-quality health and social services for residents of northern Vermillion County.
Sites comparable to Goose Pond where we have adequate data are Willow Slough Fish and Wildlife Area, Newton County (Whitaker, 2004) and Newport Chemical Depot, Vermillion County (Veilleux et al.