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Forest County, Wisconsin

200 E Madison St
Crandon, WI 54520
Phone: (715) 478-2422
Fax: (715) 478-5175
www.forestcountywi.com

On northeastern border of WI; organized Apr 11, 1885 from Langlade and Oconto counties. Name Origin: Descriptively named for the forests in the area

Area (sq mi):: 1046.40 (land 1014.05; water 32.34) Population per square mile: 9.80
Population 2005: 9,961 State rank: 68 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.60%; 1990-2000 14.20% Population 2000: 10,024 (White 85.50%; Black or African American 1.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.20%; Other 12.70%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 39.90
Income 2000: per capita $16,451; median household $32,023; Population below poverty level: 13.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,808-$21,975
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.40% Median travel time to work: 23.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 24.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Forest County, Pennsylvania

526 Elm St Suite 3
Tionesta, PA 16353
Phone: (814) 755-3537
Fax: (814) 755-8837
www.co.forest.pa.us

In north-western PA, east of Oil City; organized Apr 11, 1848 from Jefferson County. Name Origin: Named by Cyrus Blood (1795-?), pioneer settler, because the county was virgin forestland

Area (sq mi):: 431.40 (land 428.12; water 3.28) Population per square mile: 13.40
Population 2005: 5,739 State rank: 66 Population change: 2000-20005 16.00%; 1990-2000 3.00% Population 2000: 4,946 (White 95.40%; Black or African American 2.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 44.20
Income 2000: per capita $14,341; median household $27,581; Population below poverty level: 16.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,710-$23,374
Unemployment (2004): 10.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -5.10% Median travel time to work: 24.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 42.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The Wausau office completes a big expansion goal for the company and will support development by the Forest County Potawatomi Community in Crandon.
Forest County Potawatomi Community used 100 percent renewable energy in 2015 and installed a portfolio of solar photovoltaic systems at 15 tribal facilities.
They say their fight should concern every taxpayer in Onondaga County, because the quarry is about a half mile from the base of Highland Forest County Park, which has one of the best views in all of Central New York.
It's located across the parking lot from the Forest County Potawatomi's new food waste biodigester, which started up last year and can generate up to 2 megawatts of electricity.
As a youngster, I recall the days when Dad came back from deer hunting at my grandfather's farm in Forest County, Wisconsin.
The second new cell site in north-western Forest County improves coverage in North to Red House Hill Road; South to Dawson Run & Albaugh Hill Road; East to State Route 666 and West to McCarthy Run Road.
Forest County District Attorney Leon Stenz has said he's awaiting the state's full report on that investigation.
Tyler Peterson, 20, a Forest County deputy sheriff in Wisconsin and part-time police officer, fired 30 rounds.
Tyler Peterson, 20, was a Forest County deputy sheriff in Wisconsin and worked part-time as a police officer, said police chief John Dennee.
Police closed off the mid-west town of Crandon in Wisconsin as they hunted for the Forest County deputy, who they described as "armed and dangerous".
He was shot by a police sniper outside the town and was named as Forest County sheriff's deputy Tyler Peterson.

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