Walworth County


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Walworth County, Wisconsin

PO Box 1001
Elkhorn, WI 53121
Phone: (262) 741-4241
Fax: (262) 741-4287
www.co.walworth.wi.us

On southeastern border of WI, southwest of Milwaukee; organized Dec 7, 1836 (prior to statehood) from a territorial county. Name Origin: For Col. Reuben Hyde Walworth (1788-1867), officer in the War of 1812, jurist, and U.S. representative from NY (1821-23); unconfirmed nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court (1844)

Area (sq mi):: 576.50 (land 555.31; water 21.19) Population per square mile: 179.80
Population 2005: 99,844 State rank: 14 Population change: 2000-20005 6.50%; 1990-2000 25.00% Population 2000: 93,759 (White 91.10%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 6.50%; Asian 0.70%; Other 3.90%). Foreign born: 5.40%. Median age: 35.10
Income 2000: per capita $21,229; median household $46,274; Population below poverty level: 8.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,293-$27,626
Unemployment (2004): 4.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 24.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 36.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Whitewater (14,215)

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    Walworth County, South Dakota

    PO Box 199
    Selby, SD 57472
    Phone: (605) 649-7878
    Fax: (605) 649-7867

    In north-central SD, west of Aberdeen; created Jan 8, 1873 (prior to statehood) from territorial county. Name Origin: For Walworth County, WI, former home of early settlers

    Area (sq mi):: 744.22 (land 707.81; water 36.41) Population per square mile: 7.80
    Population 2005: 5,494 State rank: 35 Population change: 2000-20005 -8.00%; 1990-2000 -1.90% Population 2000: 5,974 (White 86.30%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 13.30%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 42.80
    Income 2000: per capita $15,492; median household $27,834; Population below poverty level: 18.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,220-$24,367
    Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.80% Median travel time to work: 12.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.60%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    John Westmas, Jane Westmas husband and administrator of her estate, sued Creekside in Walworth County Circuit Court in 2013, alleging that the contractors negligence had not only caused Jane Westmas death but also that her son, Jason Westmas, had suffered emotional distress from watching his mother die.
    Chief Justice Pat Roggensack announced in a news release on Thursday that the court had appointed Walworth County Clerk of Court Sheila Reiff to fill the position.
    A business that cares about the people they serve, Advanced Auto Clinic in Delavan is aware of the hardships that people face from time to time, and in recognition of hard-working people of integrity, they have gifted the Deserving Rides Program to Walworth County.
    Tissue Bank Services will be provided for only bodies of persons whose deaths are outside of a hospital and investigated by the Walworth County Medical Examiner~s Office.
    The credit union's regulatory approval also included the addition of Walworth County in its field of membership, Marine CU said in a prepared statement.
    As a community-oriented savings and loan association, Harvard Savings Bank offers a variety of deposit and loan products to individuals and small businesses, primarily those located in McHenry and Grundy Counties, and, to a lesser extent, Boone County, Illinois and Walworth County, Wisconsin.
    Seiser started her career as a news and sports reporter for Wisconsin's weekly Walworth Times in 1994 and later was with the Oconomowoc Enterprise and the Delavan Enterprise's Walworth County Week.
    He has been charged with two counts of hiding a corpse in Walworth County, where the suitcases were found.
    Daniel Necci, the district attorney in Walworth County, Wis.
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    189) A blizzard caused Walworth County, Wisconsin, to cancel public transportation services, but the mother relied on those services to get to the hearing.
    This was the first strong tornado in Walworth County since 1980.