Vernon County


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Vernon County, Missouri

100 W Cherry St
Nevada, MO 64772
Phone: (417) 448-2500
Fax: (417) 667-6035
www.vernoncountymo.org

On central western border of MO, north of Joplin; organized Feb 17, 1851 from Bates County. Name Origin: For Col. Miles Vernon (1786-1866), veteran of the Battle of New Orleans and MO legislator

Area (sq mi):: 837.04 (land 833.95; water 3.09) Population per square mile: 24.50
Population 2005: 20,441 State rank: 54 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.10%; 1990-2000 7.40% Population 2000: 20,454 (White 96.50%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 37.10
Income 2000: per capita $15,047; median household $30,021; Population below poverty level: 14.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,826-$22,475
Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 20.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 21.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Vernon County, Wisconsin

Courthouse Annex Rm 108
Viroqua, WI 54665
Phone: (608) 637-5380
Fax: (608) 637-5556
www.wisconline.com/counties/vernon/

On southwestern border of WI, southwest of Madison; organized as Bad Axe County Mar 1, 1851 from Richland and Crawford counties; name changed Mar 22, 1862. Name Origin: For either Mount Vernon, first U.S. President George Washington's (1732-99) home overlooking the Potomac River in VA, or for George Vernon Weeks, a friend of the county judge. Originally for the Bad Ax River, which traverses it

Area (sq mi):: 816.41 (land 794.87; water 21.54) Population per square mile: 36.60
Population 2005: 29,055 State rank: 43 Population change: 2000-20005 3.60%; 1990-2000 9.50% Population 2000: 28,056 (White 98.40%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 39.10
Income 2000: per capita $15,859; median household $33,178; Population below poverty level: 14.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,234-$20,950
Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.40% Median travel time to work: 23.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 36.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Hartline's rural training classmate Rebecca Pfaff, MD, now lives and works in Vernon County, Wis.
That would allow the county to bring home 18 inmates county taxpayers are now paying to house in Vernon County due to overcrowding at the Lawrence County Jail.
Vernon, Wisconsin, is located on the east side of Wisconsin; Vernon County is on the west side of the state.
In 1947, the Vernon County Breeders and Trempealeau County Breeders Cooperative merged to create Tri-State Breeders Cooperative.
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In cooperation with the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) and Vernon County Land Conservation Department, Partners Program Biologist Bill Peterson provided technical assistance to the Ho-Chunk Nation for in-stream and wetland floodplain habitat restoration.
He graduated with distinction and in May 1965 was sent to be the supply officer of USS Vernon County (LST-1161), home-ported in Yokosuka, Japan.
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This supercell originated in Vernon County where it first produced an F 1 tornado 3 miles west of Estofea, injuring one person, and then continued to produce another stronger tornado with F2 damage in the Viola area near the Richland-Vernon County border.
Diversity of the herpetofaunal community was assessed at two Missouri Army National Guard training sites-Camp Crowder in Newton County and Camp Clark in Vernon County.
Mary and Pete Hollister Vernon County Broadcaster-Censor Viroqua, Wis.