Hendry County

Hendry County, Florida

PO Box 1760
La Belle, FL 33975
Phone: (863) 675-5217
Fax: (863) 675-5238

In south-central FL, east of Fort Myers; organized May 11, 1923 from Calhoun County. Name Origin: For Capt. Francis Asbury Hendry (?-1917), Confederate officer, dubbed the "Cattle King of South Florida."

Area (sq mi):: 1189.79 (land 1152.53; water 37.26) Population per square mile: 34.30
Population 2005: 39,561 State rank: 45 Population change: 2000-20005 9.30%; 1990-2000 40.50% Population 2000: 36,210 (White 43.90%; Black or African American 14.70%; Hispanic or Latino 39.60%; Asian 0.40%; Other 18.70%). Foreign born: 24.00%. Median age: 29.50
Income 2000: per capita $13,663; median household $33,592; Population below poverty level: 24.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,088-$19,461
Unemployment (2004): 8.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -4.10% Median travel time to work: 26.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 30.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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(iv) Hendry County BOCC Human Resources Policy Manual.
The system serves all of Lee County and neighboring Hendry County. The county uses waste-to-energy, landfilling, composting and recycling to manage its waste materials.
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The company on 20 September 2016 received approximately USD957,000 as payment from Kerogen Florida Energy Company LP for the sixth year of its eight-year oil exploration lease and related drilling penalty on an estimated 15,152 acres in Hendry County, Florida.
"Gator caught stealing watermelon out of watermelon field in Hendry County," a Florida Agricultural Crimes Intelligence Unit officer wrote May 13 on the group's Facebook page.
This commitment is also demonstrated in the team's strong community involvement and leadership in organizations such as the Imaginarium Science Center, The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools, Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club of Fort Myers South, the LaBelle Downtown Revitalization Corp., Hendry County Hendry/Glades Leadership, YMCA and Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) are working together to prevent collisions--now one of the leading causes of death for panthers--on State Road 80 in Hendry County, Florida.
The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) yesterday officially accepted the preliminary application for Hendry County, Florida's AirGlades Airport to participate in the Airport Privatisation Pilot Program (APPP).
Abril, a nurse with the Department of Corrections in Hendry County, gave mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to an inmate infected with hepatitis C and was subsequently tested--but not through the department's workers' compensation carrier--for hepatitis and HIV.
In rural Hendry County, where many of the residents were farmworkers living in trailers, an estimated 60 percent of the homes were damaged or destroyed; in Immokalee, at least 100 housing units were destroyed and many more heavily damaged.
The series chosen include the most prevalent mineral soils found in Southwest Florida according to the USDASCS soil survey of Hendry county, FL (1).