Edwards County

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Edwards County, Illinois

50 E Main St
Albion, IL 62806
Phone: (618) 445-2115
Fax: (618) 445-4941

In southeastern IL, south of Olney; organized Nov 28, 1814 (prior to statehood) from Madison and Gallatin counties. Name Origin: For Ninian Edwards (1775-1833), KY legislator and jurist, and territorial (1809-18) and civil (1826-30) governor of IL

Area (sq mi):: 222.66 (land 222.35; water 0.31) Population per square mile: 30.50
Population 2005: 6,784 State rank: 95 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.70%; 1990-2000 -6.30% Population 2000: 6,971 (White 98.50%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.40%; Other 0.60%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 40.50
Income 2000: per capita $16,187; median household $31,816; Population below poverty level: 9.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,070-$24,985
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 22.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Edwards County, Kansas

312 Massachusetts Ave
Kinsley, KS 67547
Phone: (620) 659-3000
Fax: (620) 659-2583
www.edwardscounty.org

In south-central KS, northeast of Dodge City; organized Mar 7, 1874 from Kiowa County. Name Origin: For W.C. and R.E. Edwards, prominent early KS settlers

Area (sq mi):: 622.10 (land 622.02; water 0.08) Population per square mile: 5.30
Population 2005: 3,292 State rank: 83 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.60%; 1990-2000 -8.90% Population 2000: 3,449 (White 89.00%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 9.70%; Asian 0.30%; Other 6.90%). Foreign born: 6.70%. Median age: 41.00
Income 2000: per capita $17,586; median household $30,530; Population below poverty level: 10.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,175-$28,515
Unemployment (2004): 3.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.70% Median travel time to work: 18.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 24.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Edwards County, Texas

PO Box 184
Rocksprings, TX 78880
Phone: (830) 683-2235
Fax: (830) 683-5376

In southwestern TX, northeast of Del Rio; organized Feb 1, 1858 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For Hayden Edwards (1771-1849), founder of a colony at Nacogdoches in Mexican TX (1825)

Area (sq mi):: 2119.95 (land 2119.75; water 0.19) Population per square mile: 0.90
Population 2005: 1,987 State rank: 237 Population change: 2000-20005 -8.10%; 1990-2000 -4.60% Population 2000: 2,162 (White 53.70%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 45.10%; Asian 0.10%; Other 15.80%). Foreign born: 10.80%. Median age: 39.00
Income 2000: per capita $12,691; median household $25,298; Population below poverty level: 31.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $14,604-$19,338
Unemployment (2004): 4.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 23.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 23.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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