Columbia County


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Columbia County, Pennsylvania

35 W Main St
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
Phone: (570) 389-5600
Fax: (570) 784-0257
www.columbiapa.org

In east-central PA, southwest of Scranton; organized Mar 22, 1813 from Northumberland County. Name Origin: Feminine form of Columbus, a poetic and honorific reference to Christopher Columbus (1451-1506) and America

Area (sq mi):: 489.79 (land 485.55; water 4.24) Population per square mile: 133.70
Population 2005: 64,939 State rank: 39 Population change: 2000-20005 1.20%; 1990-2000 1.50% Population 2000: 64,151 (White 97.10%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.50%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 37.50
Income 2000: per capita $16,973; median household $34,094; Population below poverty level: 13.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,648-$25,264
Unemployment (2004): 6.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 21.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 24.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Bloomsburg County seat (12,805)
  • Berwick (10,493)

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    Columbia County, Washington

    341 E Main St
    Dayton, WA 99328
    Phone: (509) 382-4542
    Fax: (509) 382-2490
    www.columbiaco.com

    On the southeastern border of WA; organized Nov 11, 1875 (prior to statehood) from Walla Walla County. Name Origin: For the Columbia River

    Area (sq mi):: 873.53 (land 868.81; water 4.71) Population per square mile: 4.80
    Population 2005: 4,129 State rank: 37 Population change: 2000-20005 1.60%; 1990-2000 1.00% Population 2000: 4,064 (White 90.70%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 6.30%; Asian 0.40%; Other 5.60%). Foreign born: 3.20%. Median age: 42.40
    Income 2000: per capita $17,374; median household $33,500; Population below poverty level: 12.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,591-$26,320
    Unemployment (2004): 8.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -3.40% Median travel time to work: 18.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 25.60%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Columbia County, Georgia

    PO Box 498
    Evans, GA 30809
    Phone: (706) 868-3379
    Fax: (706) 868-3348
    www.columbiacountyga.gov

    On central eastern coast of GA, north of Augusta; organized Dec 10, 1790 from Richmond County. Name Origin: Feminine form of Columbus, a poetic and honorific reference to Christopher Columbus (1451-1506) and America

    Area (sq mi):: 307.78 (land 290.01; water 17.76) Population per square mile: 358.00
    Population 2005: 103,812 State rank: 21 Population change: 2000-20005 16.30%; 1990-2000 35.20% Population 2000: 89,288 (White 81.10%; Black or African American 11.20%; Hispanic or Latino 2.60%; Asian 3.40%; Other 2.80%). Foreign born: 4.80%. Median age: 35.40
    Income 2000: per capita $23,496; median household $55,682; Population below poverty level: 5.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $29,751-$31,562
    Unemployment (2004): 3.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 25.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 67.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Columbia County, New York

    560 Warren St
    Hudson, NY 12534
    Phone: (518) 828-3339
    www.govt.co.columbia.ny.us

    On central eastern border of NY, southeast of Albany; organized Apr 4, 1786 (prior to statehood) from Albany County. Name Origin: Feminine form of Columbus, a poetic and honorific reference to Christopher Columbus (1451-1506) and America

    Area (sq mi):: 648.27 (land 635.73; water 12.54) Population per square mile: 100.10
    Population 2005: 63,622 State rank: 41 Population change: 2000-20005 0.80%; 1990-2000 0.20% Population 2000: 63,094 (White 90.90%; Black or African American 4.50%; Hispanic or Latino 2.50%; Asian 0.80%; Other 2.50%). Foreign born: 4.40%. Median age: 40.50
    Income 2000: per capita $22,265; median household $41,915; Population below poverty level: 9.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,579-$28,452
    Unemployment (2004): 4.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 26.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 36.80%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Columbia County, Florida

    PO Box 2069
    Lake City, FL 32056
    Phone: (386) 755-4100
    Fax: (386) 758-1337
    www.columbiacountyfla.com

    On northern border of FL, west of Jacksonville; organized Feb 4, 1832 (prior to statehood) from Alachua County. Name Origin: Feminine form of Columbus, a poetic and honorific reference to Christopher Columbus (1451-1506) and America

    Area (sq mi):: 801.04 (land 797.05; water 3.99) Population per square mile: 80.30
    Population 2005: 64,040 State rank: 40 Population change: 2000-20005 13.30%; 1990-2000 32.60% Population 2000: 56,513 (White 78.00%; Black or African American 17.00%; Hispanic or Latino 2.70%; Asian 0.70%; Other 2.50%). Foreign born: 2.30%. Median age: 37.30
    Income 2000: per capita $14,598; median household $30,881; Population below poverty level: 15.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,734-$19,517
    Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.90% Median travel time to work: 24.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 25.40%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Lake City County seat (10,699)

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    Columbia County, Arkansas

    1 Court Sq Suite 1
    Magnolia, AR 71753
    Phone: (870) 235-3774
    Fax: (870) 235-3773

    On southern border of AR; organized Dec 17, 1852 from Lafayette County. Name Origin: Feminine form of Columbus, a poetic and honorific reference to Christopher Columbus (1451-1506) and America

    Area (sq mi):: 766.86 (land 766.11; water 0.75) Population per square mile: 32.20
    Population 2005: 24,695 State rank: 28 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.50%; 1990-2000 -0.30% Population 2000: 25,603 (White 61.60%; Black or African American 36.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 35.70
    Income 2000: per capita $15,322; median household $27,640; Population below poverty level: 21.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,776-$23,647
    Unemployment (2004): 6.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 18.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 15.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Magnolia County seat (10,458)

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    Columbia County, Wisconsin

    PO Box 177
    Portage, WI 53901
    Phone: (608) 742-9654
    Fax: (608) 742-9602
    www.co.columbia.wi.us

    In south-central WI, northwest of Milwaukee; organized Feb 3, 1846 (prior to statehood) from Portage, Brown, and Crawford counties. Name Origin: Feminine form of Columbus, a poetic and honorific reference to Christopher Columbus (1451-1506) and America

    Area (sq mi):: 795.70 (land 773.79; water 21.91) Population per square mile: 71.50
    Population 2005: 55,364 State rank: 26 Population change: 2000-20005 5.50%; 1990-2000 16.40% Population 2000: 52,468 (White 96.20%; Black or African American 0.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 38.00
    Income 2000: per capita $21,014; median household $45,064; Population below poverty level: 5.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,933-$30,846
    Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.40% Median travel time to work: 24.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 47.50%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Portage County seat (10,010)

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    Columbia County, Oregon

    County Courthouse 230 Strand St
    Saint Helens, OR 97051
    Phone: (503) 397-3796
    Fax: (503) 397-7266
    www.co.columbia.or.us

    On the northwestern border of OR, northwest of Portland; organized Jan 16, 1854 (prior to statehood) from Washington County. Name Origin: For the Columbia River, which forms its northern and eastern borders

    Area (sq mi):: 688.33 (land 656.72; water 31.61) Population per square mile: 73.20
    Population 2005: 48,065 State rank: 17 Population change: 2000-20005 10.30%; 1990-2000 16.00% Population 2000: 43,560 (White 93.10%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 2.50%; Asian 0.60%; Other 4.70%). Foreign born: 1.80%. Median age: 37.70
    Income 2000: per capita $20,078; median household $45,797; Population below poverty level: 9.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,750-$26,488
    Unemployment (2004): 9.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 29.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 50.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Saint Helens County seat (11,432)

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    Before that, Yaskal spent 10 years as an assistant prosecutor in Columbia County.
    The new distribution center would bring about 400 full-time jobs to Hemlock Township, Columbia County and is receiving help from the state to ensure its completion, Gov.
    The decision by LUBA remands the decision to Columbia County for the second time; LUBA in 2014 rejected an attempt by the county to rezone the Port Westward property to allow numerous potential uses.
    The Columbia Solar Power Plant will be constructed on 580 acres in Fort White (Columbia County) Florida, off Fry Road.
    Kimberly Dunn was arrested and booked into Columbia County Jail on Tuesday on a contempt of court charge for failing to show up in court for the aggravated battery charge from October last year, filed by her ex-husband.
    They've also made themselves a crucial part of the community as a whole, supporting the Northern Columbia County Civic Center with a $75,000 donation, which includes funding the center's aerobics room and kitchen.
    Amount: $2,866,393.51 Awarded to: Integrity Grading & Excavating, Inc., Schofield Project: Highway work in Columbia County 9.
    OLYMPIA, Wash: The results of a report revealed Thurston County has the largest percentage of homeowners with earthquake insurance in Washington state, and Columbia County the lowest.
    She has also been the head of the IT department at the Durham County Library in North Carolina, county librarian at the Orange County Public Library in North Carolina, and an assistant county librarian at the Columbia County Public Library in Florida.

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