Dubois County

Dubois County, Indiana

1 Courthouse Sq
Jasper, IN 47546
Phone: (812) 481-7035
Fax: (812) 481-7044

In south-central IN, northeast of Evansville; established Dec 20, 1817 from Orange and Perry counties. Name Origin: For Toussaint Dubois, a French immigrant who fought with the Americans at the Battle of Tippecanoe (1811)

Area (sq mi):: 435.23 (land 430.09; water 5.14) Population per square mile: 95.00
Population 2005: 40,858 State rank: 36 Population change: 2000-20005 3.00%; 1990-2000 8.40% Population 2000: 39,674 (White 96.50%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 2.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 2.10%. Median age: 36.10
Income 2000: per capita $20,225; median household $44,169; Population below poverty level: 5.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $29,942-$32,448
Unemployment (2004): 3.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 17.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Jasper County seat (13,533)

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    Alan Friz, 57, and his wife Aimee Friz, 36, were arrested last Wednesday from their house after the Dubois County Sheriff's Department responded to a complaint of an unruly juvenile at the family home.
    Solar's two operating surface mines in southern Indiana--Shamrock in Dubois County and Antioch in Daviess County--produced about 1 million tons a piece in 2015 and are expected to repeat that performance this year.
    The H7N8 flu strain was confirmed at a commercial turkey farm in Dubois County, about 70 miles west of Louisville, Kentucky, after samples from birds were taken when the farm saw a surge in turkey deaths, according to the U.
    Erickson started her career fresh out of college in 2000 at the Dubois County Herald in Indiana.
    Swanson (1939) identified Crawfish Frogs from Dubois County and characterized them as "quite plentiful.
    Within Indiana counties, participation ranged from 67 percent in Greene County to 86 percent in Dubois County (see Figure 3).
    Jasper's Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center has opened the Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center, a $7 million, 14,000-square-foot center affiliated with Indiana University's Simon Cancer Center, reports Robert Grewe, president of the Dubois County Area Development Corp.
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    In another Hoosier state merger, members of the Gibson County Co-op, the Dubois County Co-op in Huntingburg, the Warrick County Co-op in Chrisney and the Spencer County Co-op voted to approve a merger to gain greater buying power.
    You really can judge a book by its cover--a picture book, that is, says Keith Younker, an English teacher at Southridge High School, part of Indiana's Southwest Dubois County School Corp.