Genesee County

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Genesee County, New York

7 Main St
Batavia, NY 14020
Phone: (585) 344-2550
Fax: (585) 344-8582

In northwestern NY, southeast of Rochester; organized Mar 30, 1802 from Ontario County. Name Origin: From the Iroquoian word probably meaning 'beautiful valley.'

Area (sq mi):: 495.33 (land 494.11; water 1.22) Population per square mile: 119.90
Population 2005: 59,257 State rank: 44 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.80%; 1990-2000 0.50% Population 2000: 60,370 (White 94.10%; Black or African American 2.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.50%; Asian 0.50%; Other 2.70%). Foreign born: 2.20%. Median age: 37.40
Income 2000: per capita $18,498; median household $40,542; Population below poverty level: 7.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,792-$25,307
Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 22.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 39.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Batavia County seat (15,830)

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    Genesee County, Michigan

    900 S Saginaw St Rm 202
    Flint, MI 48502
    Phone: (810) 257-3282
    Fax: (810) 257-3464

    In east-central MI, northeast of Lansing; organized Mar 28, 1835 (prior to statehood) from Oakland County. Name Origin: For Genesee County, NY, former home of many early settlers; from Iroquoian 'beautiful valley.'

    Area (sq mi):: 649.34 (land 639.64; water 9.70) Population per square mile: 694.00
    Population 2005: 443,883 State rank: 5 Population change: 2000-20005 1.80%; 1990-2000 1.30% Population 2000: 436,141 (White 74.10%; Black or African American 20.40%; Hispanic or Latino 2.30%; Asian 0.80%; Other 3.60%). Foreign born: 2.10%. Median age: 35.00
    Income 2000: per capita $20,883; median household $41,951; Population below poverty level: 13.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,430-$27,521
    Unemployment (2004): 8.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 25.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 22.70%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Flint County seat (119,716)
  • Burton (30,926)
  • Fenton (11,911)

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    From this, a partnership agreement was executed in the spring of 2014 between the City of Flint and the Genesee County Parks Commission, creating a collaborative approach that focuses on 4 city-owned parks.
    Genesee County becomes the latest locality to join this state-wide partnership.
    In Alden, New York, a 46-year-old man was found dead inside a car buried in 12 to 15 feet of snow, authorities said, and another person was found dead in Genesee County.
    He replaces Tom Turnbull, who resigned to become president of the Genesee County Chamber of Commerce.
    Howard Owens, the guru of independent local--or hyperlocal--online journalism in America, recently made one of his rare journeys beyond the boundaries of Genesee County when we took in a basketball game between the University of Buffalo Bulls and the Kent State Golden Flashes.
    In 2010, Genesee County ranked last out of 82 Michigan counties for health behaviors.
    He served the people of Genesee County as their Assemblyman from 1964-1966 and was owner and operator of The Carmichael Insurance Agency in Batavia for 60 years.
    New York, August 22 ( ANI ): John Lennon's killer Mark David Chapman, who will get his seventh shot at parole this week, will be allowed to spend 48 hours with his wife Gloria Hiroko in a trailer at state prison in Genesee County.
    The Genesee County sheriff said they received a report that someone "dressed as a clown" was at the wheel of a stolen golf cart in the western New York town of Batavia.
    The ride and park are now under investigation from the New York State Department of Labor and the Genesee County Sheriff's Department.
    The authorities have charges pending against the two wounded suspects, said assistant Genesee County prosecutor Randall Petrides.

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