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Coos County, Oregon

250 N Baxter St
Coquille, OR 97423
Phone: (541) 396-3121
Fax: (541) 396-4861
www.co.coos.or.us

On the southwestern coast of OR, southwest of Eugene; organized Dec 22, 1853 (prior to statehood) from Umpqua and Jackson counties. Name Origin: For the Coos Bay Indian tribe, the name being interpreted as either 'take' or 'place of pines.'

Area (sq mi):: 1806.38 (land 1600.48; water 205.90) Population per square mile: 40.40
Population 2005: 64,711 State rank: 16 Population change: 2000-20005 3.10%; 1990-2000 4.20% Population 2000: 62,779 (White 90.20%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 3.40%; Asian 0.90%; Other 6.90%). Foreign born: 2.70%. Median age: 43.10
Income 2000: per capita $17,547; median household $31,542; Population below poverty level: 15.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,959-$24,380
Unemployment (2004): 9.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 19.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 4.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Coos Bay (15,565)

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    Coos County, New Hampshire

    55 School St Suite 301
    Lancaster, NH 03584
    Phone: (603) 788-4900

    In northern NH; organized Dec 24, 1803 from Grafton County. Name Origin: From the Pennacook Indian word cohos 'pine tree' or 'place where pines grow.'

    Area (sq mi):: 1831.44 (land 1800.39; water 31.06) Population per square mile: 18.70
    Population 2005: 33,655 State rank: 10 Population change: 2000-20005 1.60%; 1990-2000 -4.90% Population 2000: 33,111 (White 97.70%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 4.00%. Median age: 41.50
    Income 2000: per capita $17,218; median household $33,593; Population below poverty level: 10.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,244-$27,077
    Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.00% Median travel time to work: 19.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 17.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Berlin (10,484)

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    David Conn II, 47, of Coos Bay was killed in a rollover crash Sunday morning on Highway 240 at Tarheel Road in Coos County, Oregon State Police said.
    Five of the six branches are located in Coos County, Oregon, and the sixth branch is located in Douglas County, Oregon.
    TERRY GARNER Farmer eaten by his porkers IN September this year Terry Garner, a 69-year-old farmer from Coos County, Oregon, went out to feed his pigs but was devoured by his animals.
    The Douglas is the world's second tallest species after the North American Redwood, and although those at Betws have yet to reach the same height as the tallest tree - 328ft in Coos County, Oregon - they are still a majestic sight.
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    Lionel Youst will discuss his latest book, "Lost in Coos: Heroic Deeds and Thrilling Adventures of Searches and Rescues on Coos River, Coos County, Oregon, 1871 to 2000"; free.
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    An improvised explosive device was found Friday morning along Powers Highway 242 in Coos County, Oregon State police said Friday night.
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