Burke County

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Burke County, North Dakota

PO Box 219
Bowbells, ND 58721
Phone: (701) 377-2718
Fax: (701) 377-2020

On the northwestern border of ND, northwest of Minot; organized Jul 12, 1910 from Ward County. Name Origin: For John Burke (1859-1937), ND governor (1907-13), treasurer of the U.S. (1913-21), and justice of ND Supreme Court (1925-37)

Area (sq mi):: 1129.26 (land 1103.53; water 25.73) Population per square mile: 1.80
Population 2005: 2,032 State rank: 47 Population change: 2000-20005 -9.40%; 1990-2000 -25.30% Population 2000: 2,242 (White 99.00%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.40%). Foreign born: 1.50%. Median age: 47.50
Income 2000: per capita $14,026; median household $25,330; Population below poverty level: 15.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,499-$28,934
Unemployment (2004): 3.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 18.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 21.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Burke County, North Carolina

PO Box 219
Morganton, NC 28680
Phone: (828) 439-4340
Fax: (828) 438-2782

In southwestern NC, northeast of Asheville; organized Apr 8, 1777 (prior to statehood) from Rowan County. Name Origin: For Dr. Thomas Burke (1747-83), member of the Continental Congress (1776-81) and NC governor (1781-82)

Area (sq mi):: 514.89 (land 506.72; water 8.17) Population per square mile: 176.40
Population 2005: 89,399 State rank: 30 Population change: 2000-20005 0.30%; 1990-2000 17.70% Population 2000: 89,148 (White 84.90%; Black or African American 6.70%; Hispanic or Latino 3.60%; Asian 3.50%; Other 3.80%). Foreign born: 4.80%. Median age: 36.90
Income 2000: per capita $17,397; median household $35,629; Population below poverty level: 10.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,957-$23,401
Unemployment (2004): 6.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 21.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 31.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Morganton County seat (17,176)

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    Burke County, Georgia

    PO Box 89
    Waynesboro, GA 30830
    Phone: (706) 554-2324
    Fax: (706) 554-0350

    On central east coast of GA, south of Augusta; original county; organized Feb 5, 1777 (prior to statehood) from Saint George Parish. Name Origin: For Edmund Burke (1729-97), British statesman, orator, and defender of the American colonies

    Area (sq mi):: 834.99 (land 830.47; water 4.52) Population per square mile: 28.10
    Population 2005: 23,299 State rank: 75 Population change: 2000-20005 4.70%; 1990-2000 8.10% Population 2000: 22,243 (White 46.50%; Black or African American 51.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 33.00
    Income 2000: per capita $13,136; median household $27,877; Population below poverty level: 28.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,407-$19,215
    Unemployment (2004): 6.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.10% Median travel time to work: 29.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 42.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Counties USA: A Directory of United States Counties, 3rd Edition. © 2006 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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    He was climbing without protective gear on one of the most difficult parts of the Linville Gorge, according to a news release from the Burke County Office of Emergency Services.
    Special agents with the NCDOI Criminal Investigations Division, along with Burke County sheriff's deputies, arrested Houck on May 16.
    Edward Jerry Hiatt, 52, who has been charged in the long-unsolved murder of a top Hollywood television director Barry Crane in 1985, poses for a booking photo provided by the Burke County Jail in Morganton, North Carolina, U.S., May 10, 2019.
    In March CarolinaMLS acquired the MLSs for Burke County Board of Realtorsand McDowell Board of Realtors.
    Jeff Young of the Hickory Police Department said a third person was found dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound in Burke County, approximately 10 miles away from the apartment.
    These are --$94.5 million Development Authority of Burke County pollution control revenue bonds (Georgia Transmission Corporation Vogtle Project), series 2012 at 'AA-'; and --$275 million commercial paper (CP) program at 'F1+'.
    Counties with Largest Gains: Carbon Tax and Wage Tax Cut State County Name Per Capita Income, % Change County Type ND Divide County 0.58 Rep WY Teton County 0.46 Dem ND Dunn County 0.39 Rep NY New York County 0.36 Dem CA Santa Clara County 0.36 Dem ND Burke County 0.35 Rep ND Mountrail County 0.35 Rep MT Richland County 0.35 Rep CA San Francisco County 0.35 Dem VA Arlington County 0.34 Dem NJ Hunterdon County 0.33 Rep NJ Morris County 0.32 Rep NY Westchester County 0.32 Dem ND Williams County 0.31 Rep TX Karnes County 0.31 Rep MA Norfolk County 0.30 Dem CA San Mateo County 0.30 Dem CA Marin County 0.29 Dem NY Nassau County 0.29 Swing VA Alexandria city 0.28 Dem Table 2.
    Higher education institutions and K-12 school districts that have benefitted from the Alertus Desktop Donation Initiative include North Carolina State University, Gordon College, Daemen College, Randolph Macon College, the College of William and Mary, Louisiana State University, Vanderbilt University, Burke County Public Schools, Grossmont Union High School District and the Chartwells Ottawa School District.
    The bluff is located on the Savannah River in Burke County, approximately 24.94 km (15.5 miles) east of Waynesboro.
    A unique Challenge windmill was erected on the Oscar and Mable Hatlelid homestead in Burke County, North Dakota, between 1905 and 1910.
    Burke County Coroner Susan Salemi said the lab didn't return Lowe's body after an autopsy.