Cole County

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Cole County, Missouri

311 E High St
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Phone: (573) 634-9106
Fax: (573) 681-9678

In central MO, south of Columbia; organized Nov 16, 1820 (prior to statehood) from Cooper county. Name Origin: For Capt. Stephen Cole (?-1822), an Indian fighter

Area (sq mi):: 399.08 (land 391.44; water 7.64) Population per square mile: 185.90
Population 2005: 72,757 State rank: 14 Population change: 2000-20005 1.90%; 1990-2000 12.30% Population 2000: 71,397 (White 86.40%; Black or African American 9.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.30%; Asian 0.90%; Other 2.00%). Foreign born: 2.20%. Median age: 35.50
Income 2000: per capita $20,739; median household $42,924; Population below poverty level: 8.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,805-$32,120
Unemployment (2004): 3.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 17.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Jefferson City County seat (38,671)

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    Cole County Circuit Judge Patricia Joyce granted Malin's motion for summary judgment, ruling that the documents Malin sought were not covered by the Sunshine Law exemption for law enforcement.
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    Scott Faughn and two of his publications, the Missouri Times and SEMO Times, owe more than $17,000 in overdue bills for state taxes and commercial printing, according to creditor lawsuits filed recently in Cole County Circuit Court.
    Green, with the Circuit Court of Cole County, Missouri, ruled in favor of the plaintiffs and ordered the state to immediately halt all involvement with the federally funded "multi-state" testing regime.
    He had quit school after eighth grade to help his father work the family farm in Missouri's Cole County. But in 1941 he was drafted.
    Union Pacific recently hosted a rail-safety ride in Missouri's Cole County to offer local officials a first-hand perspective on crossing and pedestrian safety.
    Cole County Circuit Judge Patricia Joyce granted the department permission to close Transit Casualty Co.
    The lawsuit was being filed in the state Capitol's home of Cole County by Kinder, Senate President Pro Tem Rob Mayer, Senate Majority Leader Tom Dempsey, House Speaker Steven Tilley and House Majority Leader Tim Jones.
    Cole County Circuit Judge Pat Joyce disagreed with the ACLU, holding in Coburn and Brederneier v.
    Cole County Circuit court heard how Bustamante planned the crime, digging two holes to be used as a grave, and spent a week waiting for her chance to strike.
    On March 29, 2006, Loren Bass ("Bass") was arrested in Cole County, Missouri for drug related offenses.