Wheeler County

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Wheeler County, Georgia

PO Box 181
Alamo, GA 30411
Phone: (912) 568-7135
Fax: (912) 568-1909

In central GA, west of Savannah; organized Aug 14, 1912 from Montgomery County. Name Origin: For Joseph Wheeler (1836-1906), Confederate general, author, and U.S. representative from AL (1881-82; 1883; 1885-1900)

Area (sq mi):: 300.14 (land 297.72; water 2.42) Population per square mile: 22.50
Population 2005: 6,706 State rank: 147 Population change: 2000-20005 8.50%; 1990-2000 26.00% Population 2000: 6,179 (White 62.60%; Black or African American 33.20%; Hispanic or Latino 3.50%; Asian 0.10%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 1.90%. Median age: 36.10
Income 2000: per capita $13,005; median household $24,053; Population below poverty level: 25.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $14,720-$15,327
Unemployment (2004): 6.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -3.90% Median travel time to work: 29.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 59.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Wheeler County, Nebraska

PO Box 127
Bartlett, NE 68622
Phone: (308) 654-3235
Fax: (308) 654-3470

In north-central NE, north of Grand Island; organized Feb 17, 1877 from Boone County. Name Origin: For Daniel H. Wheeler (1834-?), a state official

Area (sq mi):: 575.57 (land 575.17; water 0.41) Population per square mile: 1.40
Population 2005: 820 State rank: 84 Population change: 2000-20005 -7.40%; 1990-2000 -6.50% Population 2000: 886 (White 99.10%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.00%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.00%. Median age: 40.40
Income 2000: per capita $14,355; median household $26,771; Population below poverty level: 20.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,688-$35,867
Unemployment (2004): 2.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 18.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 16.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Wheeler County, Oregon

701 Adams St
Fossil, OR 97830
Phone: (541) 763-2400
Fax: (541) 763-2026
www.wheelercounty-oregon.com

In north-central OR; organized Feb 17, 1899 from Crook, Gilliam, and Grant counties. Name Origin: For Henry H. Wheeler (1826-1915), who operated the first stage line through the county and later became a prominent rancher in the area

Area (sq mi):: 1715.46 (land 1714.92; water 0.55) Population per square mile: 0.80
Population 2005: 1,455 State rank: 36 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.90%; 1990-2000 10.80% Population 2000: 1,547 (White 92.50%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 5.10%; Asian 0.30%; Other 6.30%). Foreign born: 2.10%. Median age: 48.10
Income 2000: per capita $15,884; median household $28,750; Population below poverty level: 15.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,318-$21,372
Unemployment (2004): 7.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.40% Median travel time to work: 30.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 20.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Wheeler County, Texas

PO Box 465
Wheeler, TX 79096
Phone: (806) 826-5544
Fax: (806) 826-3282
www.co.wheeler.tx.us

On northeastern border of TX panhandle, east of Amarillo; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For Royal Tyler Wheeler (1810-64), prominent TX judge

Area (sq mi):: 915.34 (land 914.26; water 1.08) Population per square mile: 5.20
Population 2005: 4,799 State rank: 204 Population change: 2000-20005 -9.20%; 1990-2000 -10.10% Population 2000: 5,284 (White 83.00%; Black or African American 2.80%; Hispanic or Latino 12.60%; Asian 0.50%; Other 8.80%). Foreign born: 5.40%. Median age: 42.50
Income 2000: per capita $16,083; median household $31,029; Population below poverty level: 13.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $29,824-$34,441
Unemployment (2004): 4.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 17.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 18.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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