Guthrie County

Guthrie County, Iowa

200 N 5th St
Guthrie Center, IA 50115
Phone: (641) 747-3415
Fax: (641) 747-2420

In west-central IA, west of Des Moines, established Jan 15, 1851 from Jackson County. Name Origin: For Capt. Edwin Guthrie (?-1847), army officer from IA killed during the Mexican War

Area (sq mi):: 593.06 (land 590.60; water 2.46) Population per square mile: 19.60
Population 2005: 11,547 State rank: 69 Population change: 2000-20005 1.70%; 1990-2000 3.80% Population 2000: 11,353 (White 98.00%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 41.90
Income 2000: per capita $19,726; median household $36,495; Population below poverty level: 8.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,048-$25,412
Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 26.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 47.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Petri grew up on a farm in Guthrie County, Iowa, and joined the Navy in 1944 at the age of 17.
The plane dropped off radar Friday night about 4 miles from Guthrie Center airport, the Guthrie County Sheriff's Office said in a news release.
His criminal history went back to 2015, when he was charged with intimidation with a dangerous weapon in Guthrie County in the state.
Additional funding was received from local businesses including Minburn Communications, Guthrie County Rural Electric Cooperative and the City of Woodward plus a $3,500 Ripple Effect grant.
In Guthrie County, for example, a county ordinance was passed (Guthrie County Board of Supervisors, 1980) under existing county powers to establish a special-purpose management district.
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They say a collective groan went upfrom all the living rooms in Guthrie County where the radios still had batteries, and it seemed as though a deep blue cloud issued out of the loudspeakers and settled over the Great Plains.
In Guthrie County, Minnie'sradio read an excited bulletin from Los Angeles.
It had the loudest exhaust in Guthrie County. Ordinary tractors put-putted dutifully or, at the end of a day, wearily.
When grandpa saw it, he said words that had never before been heard in Guthrie County. Then he carefully put the cushion and the umbrella where he would run over them when he drove out of the barn, took a long swig of cider, and went riding.