Whitley County


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Whitley County, Indiana

101 W Van Buren St
Columbia City, IN 46725
Phone: (260) 248-3102
Fax: (260) 248-3137

In northeastern IN, west of Ft. Wayne, established Feb 7, 1835 from Huntington County. Name Origin: For Col. William Whitley (1749-1813), soldier in the War of 1812 who enlisted at the age of 63

Area (sq mi):: 337.90 (land 335.52; water 2.38) Population per square mile: 96.30
Population 2005: 32,323 State rank: 52 Population change: 2000-20005 5.30%; 1990-2000 11.10% Population 2000: 30,707 (White 97.80%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 36.90
Income 2000: per capita $20,519; median household $45,503; Population below poverty level: 4.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,599-$27,153
Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 23.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 47.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Whitley County, Kentucky

PO Box 8
Williamsburg, KY 40769
Phone: (606) 549-6002
Fax: (606) 549-2790

On the southeastern border of KY; organized Jan 17, 1818 from Knox County. Name Origin: For William Whitley (1749-1813), soldier believed by some to be the one who killed Shawnee Chief Tecumseh (1768-1813)

Area (sq mi):: 445.15 (land 440.15; water 4.99) Population per square mile: 86.40
Population 2005: 38,029 State rank: 27 Population change: 2000-20005 6.00%; 1990-2000 7.60% Population 2000: 35,865 (White 97.80%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 35.40
Income 2000: per capita $12,777; median household $22,075; Population below poverty level: 26.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,248-$19,372
Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.70% Median travel time to work: 25.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 29.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The Whitley County Farmers' Market is celebrating its 7th anniversary this year, with a record 45 vendors selling at three locations across this southeastern Kentucky Appalachian county.
The new installation would allow the firm to merge its Midwest operations, comrprising its three facilities across Whitley County, into one location.
Columbia City will consider additional property tax abatement at the request the Whitley County Economic Development Corporation.
The Secretary also traveled to Kentucky last week, delivering remarks to more than 15,000 FFA (formerly Future Farmers of America) members at the organization's national convention in Louisville; meeting with students, teachers, and leaders at Sand Gap Elementary School in rural Jackson County, which receives federal Promise Neighborhoods grant funding; and visiting with a family in Save the Children's Early Steps to School Success program and hosting an early learning town hall at Pleasant View Elementary School in rural Whitley County.
Duncan and Shriver visited the home of a Whitley County family in Save the Children's Early Steps to School Success program, which includes a home visiting program for families with children ages 0-3.
of Laurel County, Jackson County EMS, Whitley County EMS and Knox County EMS, patients will travel down 9th Street, Main Street and 16th Street (Parker Rd.
In Whitley County, another October groundbreaking occurred, this one at a 42-acre site where the $40.
For instance, listings such as those for Baker's Whitley County Sacred Singers, the Kentucky Bay Rum Bottlers, Romaine Loudermilk, Smizers [sic] Dixie Serenaders, and R.
To date, a number of districts have filed claims for tornado damage, including Fulton, Hart, Johnson, Lawrence, Magoffin, Meade, Morgan, Paintsville, Rowan and Whitley County school districts.
The construction of the next phase of the energy-efficient Green Valley project has been launched in Whitley County.
Now employing 150, the company plans to continue adding 20 to 25 workers a year, says Betty Mishler, administrative assistant at Whitley County Economic Development Corp.
Two of the largest purchases were made by Corbin County Independent School District and Whitley County Schools, which adopted Carnegie Learning[R] Math Textbooks for high school students for the next six years.