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Dawson County, Georgia

76 Howard Ave E Suite 120
Dawsonville, GA 30534
Phone: (706) 344-3501
Fax: (706) 344-3504
www.dawsoncounty.org

In north-central GA, northeast of Atlanta; organized Dec 3, 1857 from Gilmer and Lumpkin counties. Name Origin: For William Crosby Dawson (1798-1856), soldier, jurist, and U.S. senator from GA (1849-55)

Area (sq mi):: 213.93 (land 211.04; water 2.90) Population per square mile: 93.50
Population 2005: 19,731 State rank: 89 Population change: 2000-20005 23.30%; 1990-2000 69.70% Population 2000: 15,999 (White 96.40%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 1.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 36.20
Income 2000: per capita $22,520; median household $47,486; Population below poverty level: 7.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,571-$28,010
Unemployment (2004): 3.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 34.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 65.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Dawson County, Montana

207 W Bell St
Glendive, MT 59330
Phone: (406) 377-3058
Fax: (406) 377-1717
www.dawsoncountymontana.org

In central eastern MT; original county, organized Jan 15, 1869 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Maj. Andrew Dawson, commander of Fort Benton for the American Fur Company

Area (sq mi):: 2383.13 (land 2373.14; water 9.99) Population per square mile: 3.70
Population 2005: 8,688 State rank: 25 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.10%; 1990-2000 -4.70% Population 2000: 9,059 (White 97.00%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.10%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 41.00
Income 2000: per capita $15,368; median household $31,393; Population below poverty level: 14.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,473-$22,590
Unemployment (2004): 4.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 13.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 5.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Dawson County, Texas

PO Box 1268
Lamesa, TX 79331
Phone: (806) 872-3778
Fax: (806) 872-2473
www.co.dawson.tx.us

In the southwestern TX panhandle, south of Lubbock; organized Feb 1, 1858 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For Nicholas Mosby Dawson (1808-42), Republic of TX army officer killed in action

Area (sq mi):: 902.12 (land 902.06; water 0.06) Population per square mile: 15.80
Population 2005: 14,256 State rank: 144 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.90%; 1990-2000 4.40% Population 2000: 14,985 (White 42.40%; Black or African American 8.70%; Hispanic or Latino 48.20%; Asian 0.20%; Other 18.70%). Foreign born: 4.20%. Median age: 35.60
Income 2000: per capita $15,011; median household $28,211; Population below poverty level: 19.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,054-$20,042
Unemployment (2004): 7.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.70% Median travel time to work: 14.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 10.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Dawson County, Nebraska

PO Box 370
Lexington, NE 68850
Phone: (308) 324-2127
Fax: (308) 324-6106
www.dawsoncountyne.net

In south-central NE, west of Grand Island; organized Jan 11, 1860 from Buffalo County. Name Origin: For Jacob Dawson, first postmaster of Lancaster (now Lincoln)

Area (sq mi):: 1019.30 (land 1012.92; water 6.37) Population per square mile: 24.30
Population 2005: 24,617 State rank: 13 Population change: 2000-20005 1.00%; 1990-2000 22.20% Population 2000: 24,365 (White 72.80%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 25.40%; Asian 0.70%; Other 16.70%). Foreign born: 15.90%. Median age: 34.30
Income 2000: per capita $15,973; median household $36,132; Population below poverty level: 10.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,883-$23,630
Unemployment (2004): 4.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 14.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Lexington County seat (10,056)

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    The final numbers have been tallied and Lexington Regional Health is proud to say that $43,186 was raised both before and on the night of Friday, July 19th for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Dawson County. The event was held at Ehmen Park and ten team members of Lexington Regional Health Center proudly participated.
    Project Ivory is located in Dawson County, Texas and was constructed in connection with a facility power purchase agreement between the City of San Antonio acting through its City Public Service Board ("CPS Energy") and OCI Solar Power.
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    executed a contract to acquire several oil and gas leases that comprise the Welch Permian Basin Project located in Dawson County, West Texas for a consideration of USD 310,000, the company said.
    District 8: Daniels County, Dawson County, Garfield County, McCone County, Petroleum County, Phillips County, Prairie County, Richland County, Roosevelt County, Sheridan County, Valley County, and Wibaux County
    It will be a busy night for Hogg as his under-13s side is also in action at Cochrane Park in the final of the Under-13 Dawson County Cup.
    For spatial characteristics, variables are included for the lot size, slope, millage rate, distance to the closest city, and length of shoreline; a binary variable is included indicating if the property is located in Dawson County. Also included are the interaction of lot size with a binary variable indicating waterfront properties to disentangle pricing impacts of larger lots between waterfront and nonwaterfront properties.
    Table 2 Workers by Place of Work and Residence, 2011 Place of Work Residence Far Eastern MT Western ND Flathead County 24 12 Missoula-Ravalli 56 58 Counties Cascade County 65 99 Lewis-Clark County 39 65 Gallatin County 41 90 Yellowstone County 191 244 Butte-Anaconda 5 0 Custer County 185 42 Dawson County 310 293 Source: U.S.
    The State Commission on Judicial Conduct, which is responsible for investigating judicial misconduct, issued the reprimand this month to District Judge Carter Tinsley Schildknecht of Dawson County. The public admonition said that in addition to the 15-hour court day, Schildknecht was accused of making offensive comments to a Jewish district attorney and an assistant district attorney.
    FIRST FOR DAWSON County Down-based trainer Sarah Dawson had her first winner in Britain when the 16-1 shot Degenerous won the bumper at Catterick.