Daviess County


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Daviess County, Missouri

102 N Main St
Gallatin, MO 64640
Phone: (660) 663-2641
Fax: (660) 663-3376

In north-central MO, northeast of Saint Joseph; organized Dec 29, 1836 from Ray County. Name Origin: For Col. Joseph Hamilton Daviess (1774-1811), VA soldier and jurist who unsuccessfully attempted to indict Aaron Burr for treason (1806). According to Jacob Piatt Dunn, "The Colonel's name was Daveiss and he always wrote it that way", however, the name is sometimes spelled 'Daviess' in biographical entries and in places named for him

Area (sq mi):: 569.07 (land 566.97; water 2.11) Population per square mile: 14.30
Population 2005: 8,121 State rank: 100 Population change: 2000-20005 1.30%; 1990-2000 1.90% Population 2000: 8,016 (White 98.30%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 0.20%. Median age: 38.90
Income 2000: per capita $15,953; median household $30,855; Population below poverty level: 15.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,889-$21,082
Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 29.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 48.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Daviess County, Kentucky

PO Box 609
Owensboro, KY 42302
Phone: (270) 685-8434
Fax: (270) 686-7111
www.daviessky.org

On northwestern border of KY, east of Henderson; organized Jan 14, 1815 from Ohio County. Name Origin: For Joseph Hamilton Davies (1774-1811), VA soldier and jurist, unsuccessful in his attempt to indict Aaron Burr (1756-1836) for treason

Area (sq mi):: 476.27 (land 462.39; water 13.88) Population per square mile: 201.30
Population 2005: 93,060 State rank: 7 Population change: 2000-20005 1.70%; 1990-2000 5.00% Population 2000: 91,545 (White 93.20%; Black or African American 4.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 36.80
Income 2000: per capita $18,739; median household $36,813; Population below poverty level: 12.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,635-$26,479
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.40% Median travel time to work: 19.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 13.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Owensboro County seat (54,900)

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    Daviess County, Indiana

    PO Box 739
    Washington, IN 47501
    Phone: (812) 254-8664
    Fax: (812) 254-8698
    www.daviesscounty.org

    In southwestern IN, east of Vincennes; established Dec 24, 1816 from Indian lands. Name Origin: For Col. Joseph Hamilton Daviess (1774-1811), VA soldier and jurist who unsuccessfully attempted to indict Aaron Burr for treason (1806). According to Jacob Piatt Dunn, "the Colonel's name was Daveiss and he always wrote it that way"; however, the name is sometimes spelled 'Daviess' in biographical entries and in places named for him

    Area (sq mi):: 436.86 (land 430.66; water 6.20) Population per square mile: 70.70
    Population 2005: 30,466 State rank: 54 Population change: 2000-20005 2.20%; 1990-2000 8.30% Population 2000: 29,820 (White 96.60%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 2.10%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 1.90%. Median age: 35.50
    Income 2000: per capita $16,015; median household $34,064; Population below poverty level: 13.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,487-$24,088
    Unemployment (2004): 3.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 23.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 30.80%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Washington County seat (11,304)

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    FNBO operated two full-service offices in Daviess County, Indiana.
    Robin Davis Bush, of Owensboro, is director of special education for Daviess County Public Schools.
    Greater Owensboro Economic Development Corporation The Greater Owensboro Economic Development Corporation is the economic development agency for Owensboro and Daviess County.
    2 million tons of coal annually to fuel its 425-megawatt Elmer Smith power plant along the Ohio River just east of the Daviess County city of 60,000.
    That measure would have eliminated almost $387,000 from the operation of the Daviess County Landfill.
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