Chautauqua County

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Chautauqua County, New York

3 N Erie St Gerace Office Bldg
Mayville, NY 14757
Phone: (716) 753-4211
Fax: (716) 753-4756

In southwestern corner of NY, southwest of Buffalo; organized Mar 11, 1808 from Genesee County. Name Origin: For Lake Chautauqua, which is in the middle of the county; its name is a contraction of Seneca Indian words of uncertain origin and meaning; possibly 'where the fish was taken out.'

Area (sq mi):: 1500.02 (land 1062.05; water 437.97) Population per square mile: 128.40
Population 2005: 136,409 State rank: 23 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.40%; 1990-2000 -1.50% Population 2000: 139,750 (White 91.90%; Black or African American 2.20%; Hispanic or Latino 4.20%; Asian 0.40%; Other 3.30%). Foreign born: 1.90%. Median age: 37.90
Income 2000: per capita $16,840; median household $33,458; Population below poverty level: 13.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,384-$22,347
Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 18.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 10.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Jamestown (30,695)
  • Dunkirk (12,627)
  • Fredonia (10,705)

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    Chautauqua County, Kansas

    215 N Chautauqua St
    Sedan, KS 67361
    Phone: (620) 725-5800
    Fax: (620) 725-5801

    On the southern border of KS, west of Joplin, MO; organized Mar 3, 1875 (prior to statehood) from Howard County, which was organized in 1855 (named Godfrey and changed to Seward in 1867) and abolished at the time of its division into Chautauqua and Elk counties. Name Origin: For Chautauqua County, NY, former home of many settlers

    Area (sq mi):: 644.83 (land 641.69; water 3.14) Population per square mile: 6.40
    Population 2005: 4,109 State rank: 77 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.70%; 1990-2000 -1.10% Population 2000: 4,359 (White 93.00%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 5.70%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 44.70
    Income 2000: per capita $16,280; median household $28,717; Population below poverty level: 12.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,131-$23,756
    Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 26.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 34.60%
    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.
    References in periodicals archive ?
    A federal judge has overruled local officials and ordered a Chautauqua County town to approve an application to erect a wireless cell tower.
    Headquartered in Dunkirk, New York, the bank has 11 full-service branch locations in Western New York, with five locations in Chautauqua County, New York and six locations in Erie County, New York.
    Hannum, a Chautauqua County resident, has worked for Roadway and then for YRC for more than 30 years in Buffalo.
    In October, hatchery staff take approximately 26,000 muskies to stock in various locations across the state; the majority are stocked in Chautauqua County. Stocking is done either by boat or trucks using tubing or buckets.
    The New York State Department of Health, working collaboratively with the Chautauqua County Health Department, said it investigating reports of multiple illnesses potentially associated with the McDonald's at 2803 N.
    The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services has received a federal grant to work with VIP Community Services, Lexington Center for Recovery and UPMC Chautauqua County WCA in providing medication-assisted treatment services in three counties.
    My sincerest condolences go out to the Billquist and Jafarjian families," ( said Chautauqua County District Attorney Patrick Swanson.
    "We've been in New York since 2003 in Chautauqua County, and last May Nothnagle Realtors merged with us, adding 32 offices in Western New York, the Southern Tier and Finger Lakes areas.
    Horrigan, Chautauqua County executive, also sent a proposal to the Ellery Town Board, which was not discussed at the meeting of the town board.
    Gerard, a graduate of the SUNY Buffalo School of Nursing, has worked for Lakeshore Behavioral Health and the Chautauqua County Department of Mental Health and is a former director of outpatient treatment at Northpointe Council, Inc.
    He also volunteers his time with the United Way of Southern Chautauqua County. Prechtl is a graduate of LeMoyne College with a degree in business marketing.