Christian County


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Christian County, Kentucky

511 S Main St
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Phone: (270) 887-4105
Fax: (270) 885-5925
www.christiancounty.org

On southwestern border of KY, west of Bowling Green; established Dec 13, 1796 from Logan County. Name Origin: For William Christian (1743-86), attorney and legislator, brother-in-law of Patrick Henry (1736-99)

Area (sq mi):: 724.01 (land 721.32; water 2.69) Population per square mile: 97.20
Population 2005: 70,145 State rank: 10 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.90%; 1990-2000 4.80% Population 2000: 72,265 (White 68.10%; Black or African American 23.70%; Hispanic or Latino 4.80%; Asian 0.90%; Other 5.40%). Foreign born: 2.50%. Median age: 27.90
Income 2000: per capita $14,611; median household $31,177; Population below poverty level: 15.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,110-$24,464
Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.00% Median travel time to work: 17.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 12.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Hopkinsville County seat (28,953)

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    Christian County, Missouri

    100 W Church St Rm 206
    Ozark, MO 65721
    Phone: (417) 581-6360
    Fax: (417) 581-8331
    www.christiancountymo.gov

    In southwestern MO, south of Springfield; organized Mar 8, 1859 from Taney, Greene, and Webster counties. Name Origin: For Col. William Christian (1743-86), army officer, Indian fighter, and legislator; brother-in-law of Revolutionary leader Patrick Henry (1736-99)

    Area (sq mi):: 564.05 (land 563.16; water 0.89) Population per square mile: 119.40
    Population 2005: 67,266 State rank: 16 Population change: 2000-20005 23.90%; 1990-2000 66.30% Population 2000: 54,285 (White 96.50%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.30%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 34.50
    Income 2000: per capita $18,422; median household $38,085; Population below poverty level: 9.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,808-$23,634
    Unemployment (2004): 4.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 25.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 64.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Springfield County seat (150,704)
  • Nixa (14,617)
  • Ozark County seat (14,457)

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    Christian County, Illinois

    PO Box 647
    Taylorville, IL 62568
    Phone: (217) 824-4969
    Fax: (217) 824-5105

    In central IL southwest of Decatur; organized as Dane County Feb 15, 1839 from Sangamon County; name changed Feb 1, 1840. Name Origin: For the county in KY, named for Col. William Christian (1743-86), army officer, Indian fighter, and legislator; brother-in-law of Patrick Henry (1736-99)

    Area (sq mi):: 715.71 (land 709.06; water 6.65) Population per square mile: 49.60
    Population 2005: 35,176 State rank: 44 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.60%; 1990-2000 2.80% Population 2000: 35,372 (White 95.90%; Black or African American 2.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 38.90
    Income 2000: per capita $17,937; median household $36,561; Population below poverty level: 9.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,752-$24,658
    Unemployment (2004): 6.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 24.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Taylorville County seat (11,318)

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    Community benefits would result in $52 million in property taxes being paid out to the school district, township and road district, Christian County, and $80 million in payments to landowners, 270 construction jobs and 10 operations jobs.
    Not long after, the bodies of Phillips' wife, 58-year-old Pamela Phillips, along with their neighbor, 63-year-old Edward Dansereau, were found inside Pamela Phillips' burning car in a cornfield a few miles from the house in Christian County.
    The new Christian County Circuit Court Building is set to officially open on Monday, March 11.
    WKY Development, LLC - a joint venture between Churchill Downs and Keeneland Association - was awarded a racing license by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission for twelve live Standardbred racing dates beginning in October 2019 at its racing venue proposed to be constructed in Oak Grove, Kentucky in Christian County. The proposed racing facility in Oak Grove represents a $150 million economic development project for Christian County, creating nearly 400 direct full and part time equivalent positions and an estimated 800 direct construction jobs.
    Jamey Honeycutt has been named publisher of five community newspapers in Missouri: the Bolivar Herald-Free Press, Cedar County Republican at Stockton, Buffalo Reflex, the Marshfield Mail and Christian County Headliner News in Ozark.
    The Friends of the Christian County History Museum received a donation from Ozark Bank.
    This year's winners were David Hunt from Rossview High School, who will be attending the Colorado School of Mines; Taylor Martell from Rossview High School, who will be attending the University of Alabama--Tuscaloosa; Rachael Sanders from Clarksville High School, who will be attending Austin Peay State University; Emily Jean Stinnet from Northeast High School, who will be attending the University of Pennsylvania; Mackenzie Wyatt from Christian County High School, who will be attending the University of Kentucky; and Tara Moore from Hopkinsville High School, who has received several letters of acceptance.
    BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-6 April 2010-S&P rates Christian County Public Building Corp's series 2010 bonds at A(C)1994-2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
    "When I arrived there, I saw Tyler at the end of the driveway waving his arms, trying to get my attention and it was obvious that's where I needed to go," Christian County Sheriff's Department Deputy D.J.
    Roadside Wild Flowers of Christian County is a visually appleaing field guide to sixty-four naturally occurring types of roadside flowers in Christian County, Illinois.

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