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Washington County, Virginia

205 Academy Dr
Abingdon, VA 24210
Phone: (276) 676-6202
Fax: (276) 676-6201
www.washcova.com

On the southwestern border of VA, north of Bristol, TN; organized Oct 7, 1776 from Fincastle (organized 1772 from Botetourt County and abolished 1777) and Montgomery counties. Name Origin: For George Washington (1732-99), American patriot and first U.S. president

Area (sq mi):: 565.98 (land 562.86; water 3.12) Population per square mile: 92.50
Population 2005: 52,085 State rank: 34 Population change: 2000-20005 1.90%; 1990-2000 11.40% Population 2000: 51,103 (White 97.00%; Black or African American 1.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 0.80%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 40.30
Income 2000: per capita $18,350; median household $32,742; Population below poverty level: 10.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,044-$25,307
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.20% Median travel time to work: 24.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 41.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Washington County, Colorado

150 Ash Ave
Akron, CO 80720
Phone: (970) 345-2701
Fax: (970) 345-2702

In northeastern CO, east of Denver; organized Feb 9, 1887, from Weld County. Name Origin: For George Washington (1732-1799), American patriot and first U.S. president

Area (sq mi):: 2524.12 (land 2520.98; water 3.13) Population per square mile: 1.80
Population 2005: 4,633 State rank: 51 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.90%; 1990-2000 2.40% Population 2000: 4,926 (White 92.70%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 6.30%; Asian 0.10%; Other 3.50%). Foreign born: 2.50%. Median age: 40.20
Income 2000: per capita $17,788; median household $32,431; Population below poverty level: 11.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,100-$24,832
Unemployment (2004): 4.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 21.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Washington County, Oklahoma

400 S Johnstone Ave Rm 100
Bartlesville, OK 74003
Phone: (918) 337-2840
Fax: (918) 337-2894
www.co.washington.ok.us

On the northern border of OK, north of Tulsa; organized Nov 16, 1907 from Cherokee lands. Name Origin: For George Washington (1732-99), American patriot and first U.S. president

Area (sq mi):: 424.15 (land 416.82; water 7.34) Population per square mile: 117.90
Population 2005: 49,149 State rank: 15 Population change: 2000-20005 0.30%; 1990-2000 1.90% Population 2000: 48,996 (White 79.90%; Black or African American 2.50%; Hispanic or Latino 2.60%; Asian 0.70%; Other 15.60%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 40.10
Income 2000: per capita $20,250; median household $35,816; Population below poverty level: 11.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,985-$29,984
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 20.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 21.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Bartlesville County seat (34,638)

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    Washington County, Nebraska

    PO Box 466
    Blair, NE 68008
    Phone: (402) 426-6822
    Fax: (402) 426-6825

    On the central eastern border of NE, north of Omaha; original county; organized Feb 22, 1855 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For George Washington (1732-99), American patriot and first U.S. president

    Area (sq mi):: 393.76 (land 390.49; water 3.27) Population per square mile: 50.60
    Population 2005: 19,772 State rank: 17 Population change: 2000-20005 5.30%; 1990-2000 13.10% Population 2000: 18,780 (White 97.50%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 37.10
    Income 2000: per capita $21,055; median household $48,500; Population below poverty level: 6.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,958-$30,551
    Unemployment (2004): 3.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 22.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 52.60%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Washington County, Texas

    100 E Main St Suite 102
    Brenham, TX 77833
    Phone: (979) 277-6200
    Fax: (979) 277-6278
    www.co.washington.tx.us

    In east-central TX, northwest of Houston; organized Mar 17, 1836 (prior to statehood) from Texas Municipality. Name Origin: For George Washington (1732-99), American patriot and first U.S. president

    Area (sq mi):: 621.35 (land 609.22; water 12.13) Population per square mile: 51.70
    Population 2005: 31,521 State rank: 89 Population change: 2000-20005 3.80%; 1990-2000 16.10% Population 2000: 30,373 (White 70.80%; Black or African American 18.70%; Hispanic or Latino 8.70%; Asian 1.20%; Other 5.50%). Foreign born: 5.40%. Median age: 37.40
    Income 2000: per capita $17,384; median household $36,760; Population below poverty level: 12.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,826-$28,747
    Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.90% Median travel time to work: 19.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 16.50%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Brenham County seat (14,044)

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    Washington County, Alabama

    PO Box 146
    Chatom, AL 36518
    Phone: (251) 847-2208
    Fax: (251) 847-3677
    www.washingtoncountyalgov.com

    On southwestern border of AL, north of Mobile; original county; organized Jun 4, 1800 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For George Washington (1732-1799), American patriot and first U.S. president

    Area (sq mi):: 1088.54 (land 1080.66; water 7.89) Population per square mile: 16.40
    Population 2005: 17,773 State rank: 53 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.80%; 1990-2000 8.40% Population 2000: 18,097 (White 64.50%; Black or African American 26.90%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.10%; Other 8.00%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 34.90
    Income 2000: per capita $14,081; median household $30,815; Population below poverty level: 18.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,197-$19,157
    Unemployment (2004): 9.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -6.20% Median travel time to work: 34.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 48.10%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Washington County, Florida

    PO Box 647
    Chipley, FL 32428
    Phone: (850) 638-6285
    Fax: (850) 638-6297
    www.washingtonfl.com

    In central part of FL panhandle, north of Panama City; organized Dec 9, 1825 (prior to statehood) from Jackson and Walton counties. Name Origin: For George Washington (1732-99), American patriot and first U.S. president

    Area (sq mi):: 615.79 (land 579.93; water 35.86) Population per square mile: 38.50
    Population 2005: 22,299 State rank: 53 Population change: 2000-20005 6.30%; 1990-2000 24.00% Population 2000: 20,973 (White 80.50%; Black or African American 13.70%; Hispanic or Latino 2.30%; Asian 0.40%; Other 4.20%). Foreign born: 2.50%. Median age: 38.80
    Income 2000: per capita $14,980; median household $27,922; Population below poverty level: 19.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,628-$18,545
    Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.20% Median travel time to work: 28.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 46.80%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Washington County, Arkansas

    280 N College Ave Suite 300
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    Phone: (479) 444-1711
    Fax: (479) 444-1894
    www.co.washington.ar.us

    On northwestern border of AR; organized Oct 17, 1828 (prior to statehood) from the eastern portion of former Lovely County. Name Origin: For George Washington (1732-99), American patriot and first U.S. president

    Area (sq mi):: 956.01 (land 949.72; water 6.29) Population per square mile: 189.90
    Population 2005: 180,357 State rank: 3 Population change: 2000-20005 14.40%; 1990-2000 39.10% Population 2000: 157,715 (White 84.60%; Black or African American 2.20%; Hispanic or Latino 8.20%; Asian 1.50%; Other 8.30%). Foreign born: 7.40%. Median age: 30.80
    Income 2000: per capita $17,347; median household $34,691; Population below poverty level: 14.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,828-$24,286
    Unemployment (2004): 3.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 19.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 13.50%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Fayetteville County seat (64,190)
  • Springdale (55,971)

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    Washington County, New York

    383 Broadway Bldg A
    Fort Edward, NY 12828
    Phone: (518) 746-2170
    Fax: (518) 746-2177
    www.co.washington.ny.us

    On central eastern border of NY, east of Glens Falls; organized as Charlotte County Mar 12, 1772 (prior to statehood) from Albany County. Name Origin: For George Washington (1732-99), American patriot and first U.S. president. Name changed Apr 2, 1784 from Charlotte, which had been given to honor the wife of King George III of England (1738-1820)

    Area (sq mi):: 845.84 (land 835.44; water 10.40) Population per square mile: 75.40
    Population 2005: 63,024 State rank: 42 Population change: 2000-20005 3.20%; 1990-2000 2.90% Population 2000: 61,042 (White 94.00%; Black or African American 2.90%; Hispanic or Latino 2.00%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 1.90%. Median age: 37.50
    Income 2000: per capita $17,958; median household $37,668; Population below poverty level: 9.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,365-$22,031
    Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 24.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 50.50%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Washington County, Mississippi

    PO Box 309
    Greenville, MS 38702
    Phone: (662) 332-1595
    Fax: (662) 334-2725
    www.thedelta.org

    On the central western border of MS, north of Vicksburg; organized Jan 29, 1827 from Warren and Yazoo counties. Name Origin: For George Washington (1732-99), American patriot and first U.S. president

    Area (sq mi):: 761.26 (land 723.99; water 37.27) Population per square mile: 81.80
    Population 2005: 59,220 State rank: 12 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.00%; 1990-2000 -7.30% Population 2000: 62,977 (White 33.70%; Black or African American 64.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.50%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 31.50
    Income 2000: per capita $13,430; median household $25,757; Population below poverty level: 29.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,568-$20,183
    Unemployment (2004): 9.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.50% Median travel time to work: 17.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 7.40%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Greenville County seat (38,979)

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    Washington County, Maryland

    100 W Washington St
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
    Phone: (240) 313-2200
    Fax: (240) 313-2201
    www.washco-md.net/

    On central northern border of MD; organized Sept 6, 1776 from Frederick County. Name Origin: For George Washington (1732-99), American patriot and first U.S. president

    Area (sq mi):: 467.55 (land 458.14; water 9.41) Population per square mile: 309.70
    Population 2005: 141,895 State rank: 10 Population change: 2000-20005 7.60%; 1990-2000 8.70% Population 2000: 131,923 (White 89.10%; Black or African American 7.80%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.80%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 1.90%. Median age: 37.40
    Income 2000: per capita $20,062; median household $40,617; Population below poverty level: 9.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,148-$27,848
    Unemployment (2004): 4.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 25.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.00%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Hagerstown County seat (37,536)

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    Washington County, Oregon

    155 N 1st Ave Rm 340
    Hillsboro, OR 97124
    Phone: (503) 846-8747
    Fax: (503) 846-8636
    www.co.washington.or.us

    In northwest OR, west of Portland; original county; organized as Tuality County Jul 5, 1843 (prior to statehood); name changed Sep 3, 1849. Name Origin: For George Washington (1732-99), American patriot and first U.S. president

    Area (sq mi):: 726.38 (land 723.75; water 2.63) Population per square mile: 690.60
    Population 2005: 499,794 State rank: 2 Population change: 2000-20005 12.20%; 1990-2000 42.90% Population 2000: 445,342 (White 77.70%; Black or African American 1.10%; Hispanic or Latino 11.20%; Asian 6.70%; Other 10.10%). Foreign born: 14.20%. Median age: 33.00
    Income 2000: per capita $24,969; median household $52,122; Population below poverty level: 7.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $33,178-$31,675
    Unemployment (2004): 6.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 23.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 32.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Beaverton (82,907)
  • Hillsboro County seat (81,854)
  • Tigard (46,860)
  • Tualatin (25,268)
  • Forest Grove (19,261)
  • Sherwood (14,540)
  • Cornelius (10,346)

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    Washington County, Tennessee

    100 E Main St
    Jonesborough, TN 37659
    Phone: (423) 753-1621
    Fax: (423) 753-4716
    www.washingtoncountytn.com

    In northeastern TN, south of Kingsport; original county; organized Nov 15, 1777 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For George Washington (1732-99), American patriot and first U.S. president

    Area (sq mi):: 329.80 (land 326.31; water 3.49) Population per square mile: 344.80
    Population 2005: 112,507 State rank: 11 Population change: 2000-20005 5.00%; 1990-2000 16.10% Population 2000: 107,198 (White 92.90%; Black or African American 3.80%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.70%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 1.90%. Median age: 37.10
    Income 2000: per capita $19,085; median household $33,116; Population below poverty level: 13.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,786-$24,886
    Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 20.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Johnson City (57,812)

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    Washington County, Maine

    PO Box 297
    Machias, ME 04654
    Phone: (207) 255-3127
    Fax: (207) 255-3313

    On Atlantic coast in extreme eastern ME, east of Bangor; organized Jun 25, 1789 (prior to statehood) from Lincoln County. Name Origin: For George Washington (1732-99), American patriot and first U.S. president

    Area (sq mi):: 3254.91 (land 2568.48; water 686.44) Population per square mile: 13.00
    Population 2005: 33,448 State rank: 14 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.50%; 1990-2000 -3.90% Population 2000: 33,941 (White 93.20%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.30%; Other 5.90%). Foreign born: 4.10%. Median age: 40.50
    Income 2000: per capita $14,119; median household $25,869; Population below poverty level: 19.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,536-$23,508
    Unemployment (2004): 7.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.60% Median travel time to work: 19.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 8.40%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Washington County, Ohio

    205 Putnam St
    Marietta, OH 45750
    Phone: (740) 373-6623
    Fax: (740) 373-2085
    www.co.washington.oh.us

    On the southeastern border of OH; original county; organized Jul 27, 1788 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For George Washington (1732-99), American patriot and first U.S. president

    Area (sq mi):: 640.15 (land 635.15; water 5.00) Population per square mile: 97.90
    Population 2005: 62,210 State rank: 40 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.60%; 1990-2000 1.60% Population 2000: 63,251 (White 96.90%; Black or African American 0.90%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 39.10
    Income 2000: per capita $18,082; median household $34,275; Population below poverty level: 11.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,736-$24,929
    Unemployment (2004): 6.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.50% Median travel time to work: 22.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 29.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Marietta County seat (14,295)

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    Washington County, Vermont

    65 State St
    Montpelier, VT 05602
    Phone: (802) 828-2091

    In north-central VT, east of Burlington; organized as Jefferson County Nov 1, 1810 from Addison, Caledonia, Chittenden, and Orange counties. Name Origin: For George Washington (1732-99), U.S. patriot and first U.S. president. Originally named Jefferson; changed Nov 8, 1814, by newly elected Federalist majority in VT legislature

    Area (sq mi):: 695.43 (land 689.17; water 6.26) Population per square mile: 86.30
    Population 2005: 59,478 State rank: 3 Population change: 2000-20005 2.50%; 1990-2000 5.70% Population 2000: 58,039 (White 96.10%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.30%; Asian 0.60%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 3.60%. Median age: 38.50
    Income 2000: per capita $21,113; median household $40,972; Population below poverty level: 8.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,394-$31,971
    Unemployment (2004): 4.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 21.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 17.90%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Washington County, Illinois

    101 E Saint Louis St County Courthouse
    Nashville, IL 62263
    Phone: (618) 327-8314
    Fax: (618) 327-3582

    In south-central IL, southeast of Belleville; organized Jan 2, 1818 (prior to statehood) from Saint Clair County. Name Origin: For George Washington (1732-99), American patriot and first U.S. president

    Area (sq mi):: 564.12 (land 562.61; water 1.51) Population per square mile: 26.50
    Population 2005: 14,922 State rank: 77 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.50%; 1990-2000 1.20% Population 2000: 15,148 (White 98.00%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.80%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 38.80
    Income 2000: per capita $19,108; median household $40,932; Population below poverty level: 6.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,470-$27,347
    Unemployment (2004): 5.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 23.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 41.70%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Washington County, North Carolina

    PO Box 1007
    Plymouth, NC 27962
    Phone: (252) 793-5823
    Fax: (252) 793-1183
    www.washingtoncountygov.com

    In east-central NC, on Albemarle Sound, southwest of Elizabeth City; organized 1799 from Tyrrell County. Name Origin: For George Washington (1732-99), American patriot and first U.S. president

    Area (sq mi):: 424.39 (land 348.46; water 75.93) Population per square mile: 38.10
    Population 2005: 13,282 State rank: 89 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.20%; 1990-2000 -2.00% Population 2000: 13,723 (White 47.80%; Black or African American 48.90%; Hispanic or Latino 2.30%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.50%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 39.20
    Income 2000: per capita $14,994; median household $28,865; Population below poverty level: 21.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,198-$21,239
    Unemployment (2004): 7.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 28.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 32.60%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Washington County, Missouri

    102 N Missouri St
    Potosi, MO 63664
    Phone: (573) 438-4901
    Fax: (573) 438-4038

    In east-central MO, southwest of Saint Louis; organized Aug 21, 1813 (prior to statehood) from Sainte Genevieve County. Name Origin: For George Washington (1732-99), American patriot and first U.S. president

    Area (sq mi):: 762.46 (land 759.59; water 2.87) Population per square mile: 31.60
    Population 2005: 24,032 State rank: 47 Population change: 2000-20005 2.90%; 1990-2000 14.50% Population 2000: 23,344 (White 94.90%; Black or African American 2.50%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.10%; Other 2.00%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 35.20
    Income 2000: per capita $12,934; median household $27,112; Population below poverty level: 20.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,207-$18,174
    Unemployment (2004): 8.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 36.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 51.60%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Washington County, Utah

    197 E Tabernacle St
    Saint George, UT 84770
    Phone: (435) 634-5700
    Fax: (435) 634-5753
    www.washco.state.ut.us

    On the southwestern border of UT; organized Mar 2, 1852 (prior to statehood) from unorganized territory. Name Origin: For George Washington (1732-1799), American patriot and first U.S. president

    Area (sq mi):: 2429.91 (land 2426.62; water 3.28) Population per square mile: 49.00
    Population 2005: 118,885 State rank: 5 Population change: 2000-20005 31.60%; 1990-2000 86.10% Population 2000: 90,354 (White 91.10%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 5.20%; Asian 0.40%; Other 5.70%). Foreign born: 4.10%. Median age: 31.00
    Income 2000: per capita $15,873; median household $37,212; Population below poverty level: 11.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,202-$20,084
    Unemployment (2004): 4.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 17.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 6.70%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Saint George County seat (59,780)
  • Washington (11,521)

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    Washington County, Indiana

    99 Public Sq Suite 102
    Salem, IN 47167
    Phone: (812) 883-5748
    Fax: (812) 883-8108
    www.washingtoncountyindiana.com

    In south-central IN, northwest of Louisville, KY; established Dec 21, 1813 (prior to statehood) from Indian lands. Name Origin: For George Washington (1732-99), American patriot and first U.S. president

    Area (sq mi):: 516.53 (land 514.42; water 2.12) Population per square mile: 54.20
    Population 2005: 27,885 State rank: 57 Population change: 2000-20005 2.40%; 1990-2000 14.80% Population 2000: 27,223 (White 98.30%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 35.80
    Income 2000: per capita $16,748; median household $36,630; Population below poverty level: 10.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,590-$23,035
    Unemployment (2004): 6.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.60% Median travel time to work: 28.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 47.80%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Washington County, Georgia

    119 Jones St
    Sandersville, GA 31082
    Phone: (478) 552-2325
    Fax: (478) 552-7424
    www.washingtoncounty-ga.com

    In east-central GA, east of Macon; organized Feb 25, 1784 (prior to statehood) from Indian lands. Name Origin: For George Washington (1732-99), American patriot and first U.S. president

    Area (sq mi):: 684.37 (land 680.34; water 4.03) Population per square mile: 29.60
    Population 2005: 20,118 State rank: 86 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.00%; 1990-2000 10.80% Population 2000: 21,176 (White 45.40%; Black or African American 53.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 0.80%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 35.60
    Income 2000: per capita $15,565; median household $29,910; Population below poverty level: 22.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,143-$22,771
    Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 23.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 21.10%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Washington County, Kentucky

    PO Box 446
    Springfield, KY 40069
    Phone: (859) 336-5425
    Fax: (859) 336-5408

    In west-central KY, southwest of Lexington; organized Jun 22, 1792 from Nelson County; the first county formed after KY became a state. Name Origin: For George Washington (1732-99), American patriot and first U.S. president

    Area (sq mi):: 301.52 (land 300.59; water 0.93) Population per square mile: 37.90
    Population 2005: 11,399 State rank: 96 Population change: 2000-20005 4.40%; 1990-2000 4.50% Population 2000: 10,916 (White 89.60%; Black or African American 7.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 37.10
    Income 2000: per capita $15,722; median household $33,136; Population below poverty level: 13.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,590-$21,708
    Unemployment (2004): 5.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.10% Median travel time to work: 25.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 42.70%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Washington County, Minnesota

    14949 62nd St N
    Stillwater, MN 55082
    Phone: (651) 430-6001
    Fax: (651) 430-6017
    www.co.washington.mn.us

    On the central eastern border of MN, east of Saint Paul; original county; established Oct 27, 1849 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For George Washington (1732-99), American patriot and first U.S. president

    Area (sq mi):: 423.16 (land 391.70; water 31.46) Population per square mile: 562.70
    Population 2005: 220,426 State rank: 5 Population change: 2000-20005 9.60%; 1990-2000 37.90% Population 2000: 201,130 (White 92.50%; Black or African American 1.80%; Hispanic or Latino 1.90%; Asian 2.10%; Other 2.40%). Foreign born: 3.40%. Median age: 35.10
    Income 2000: per capita $28,148; median household $66,305; Population below poverty level: 2.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $36,432-$38,787
    Unemployment (2004): 4.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 24.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 66.40%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Woodbury (50,020)
  • Cottage Grove (32,146)
  • Oakdale (27,571)
  • Stillwater County seat (17,171)
  • Forest Lake (16,948)

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    Washington County, Rhode Island

    4800 Tower Hill Rd
    Wakefield, RI 02879
    Phone: (401) 782-4121
    Fax: (401) 782-4190

    In southwestern RI; incorporated as King's County Jun 16, 1729 from Newport County. Name Origin: For George Washingtron (1732-99), American patriot and first U.S. president. Name changed from King's County on Oct 29, 1781. Originally called the Narragansett Country; changed to King's Province on Mar 20, 1654

    Area (sq mi):: 562.77 (land 332.75; water 230.02) Population per square mile: 386.10
    Population 2005: 128,463 State rank: 3 Population change: 2000-20005 4.00%; 1990-2000 12.30% Population 2000: 123,546 (White 94.00%; Black or African American 0.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 1.50%; Other 2.80%). Foreign born: 4.20%. Median age: 37.40
    Income 2000: per capita $25,530; median household $53,103; Population below poverty level: 7.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $32,767-$35,564
    Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 24.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 46.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Washington County, Iowa

    PO Box 391
    Washington, IA 52353
    Phone: (319) 653-7741
    Fax: (319) 653-7787
    co.washington.ia.us

    In southeastern IA, south of Iowa City; established Jan 16, 1837 (prior to statehood) from Wisconsin Territory. Name Origin: For George Washington (1732-1799), American patriot and first U.S. president

    Area (sq mi):: 570.77 (land 568.71; water 2.06) Population per square mile: 37.70
    Population 2005: 21,457 State rank: 28 Population change: 2000-20005 3.80%; 1990-2000 5.40% Population 2000: 20,670 (White 96.00%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 2.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 2.40%). Foreign born: 1.50%. Median age: 38.80
    Income 2000: per capita $18,221; median household $39,103; Population below poverty level: 7.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,245-$27,407
    Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 21.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 38.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Washington County, Kansas

    214 C St
    Washington, KS 66968
    Phone: (785) 325-2974
    Fax: (785) 325-2303

    On the northern border of KS; northwest of Manhattan; original county; established Feb 20, 1857 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For George Washington (1732-99), American patriot and first U.S. president

    Area (sq mi):: 898.84 (land 898.46; water 0.38) Population per square mile: 6.70
    Population 2005: 6,009 State rank: 63 Population change: 2000-20005 -7.30%; 1990-2000 -8.30% Population 2000: 6,483 (White 98.40%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.00%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 43.60
    Income 2000: per capita $15,515; median household $29,363; Population below poverty level: 10.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,438-$21,020
    Unemployment (2004): 4.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 18.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.60%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Washington County, Pennsylvania

    1 S Main St Suite 1005
    Washington, PA 15301
    Phone: (724) 228-6787
    www.co.washington.pa.us

    On western border of PA, southwest of Pittsburgh; organized Mar 28, 1781 from Westmoreland County. Name Origin: For George Washington (1732-99), commander-in-chief of the Revolutionary forces at the time the country was formed; later the first U.S. president

    Area (sq mi):: 860.95 (land 857.09; water 3.86) Population per square mile: 240.80
    Population 2005: 206,406 State rank: 18 Population change: 2000-20005 1.70%; 1990-2000 -0.80% Population 2000: 202,897 (White 94.90%; Black or African American 3.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 40.80
    Income 2000: per capita $19,935; median household $37,607; Population below poverty level: 9.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,859-$30,035
    Unemployment (2004): 5.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 25.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.50%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Washington County seat (14,849)

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    Washington County, Idaho

    PO Box 670
    Weiser, ID 83672
    Phone: (208) 414-2092
    Fax: (208) 414-3925
    www.co.washington.id.us

    On the central western border of ID, north of Caldwell; organized Feb 20, 1879 (prior to statehood) from Boise County. Name Origin: For George Washington (1732-99), American patriot and first U.S. president

    Area (sq mi):: 1473.54 (land 1456.32; water 17.23) Population per square mile: 6.90
    Population 2005: 10,098 State rank: 27 Population change: 2000-20005 1.20%; 1990-2000 16.70% Population 2000: 9,977 (White 83.10%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 13.80%; Asian 1.00%; Other 11.40%). Foreign born: 7.10%. Median age: 39.20
    Income 2000: per capita $15,464; median household $30,625; Population below poverty level: 13.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,407-$20,224
    Unemployment (2004): 6.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.10% Median travel time to work: 19.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.10%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Washington County, Wisconsin

    432 E Washington St PO Box 1986
    West Bend, WI 53095
    Phone: (262) 335-4305
    Fax: (262) 306-2208
    www.co.washington.wi.us

    In southeastern WI, northwest of Milwaukee; organized Dec 7, 1836 (prior to statehood) from a territorial county. Name Origin: For George Washington (1732-99), American patriot and first U.S. president

    Area (sq mi):: 435.89 (land 430.82; water 5.07) Population per square mile: 292.80
    Population 2005: 126,158 State rank: 11 Population change: 2000-20005 7.40%; 1990-2000 23.30% Population 2000: 117,493 (White 96.90%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 1.30%; Asian 0.60%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 1.90%. Median age: 36.60
    Income 2000: per capita $24,319; median household $57,033; Population below poverty level: 3.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $33,604-$35,196
    Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 23.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 49.60%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • West Bend County seat (29,302)
  • Germantown (19,104)
  • Hartford (12,625)

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