Holt County


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Holt County, Nebraska

PO Box 329
O'Neill, NE 68763
Phone: (402) 336-1762
Fax: (402) 336-1762
www.co.holt.ne.us

In north-central NE; organized Jan 9, 1862 from Elkhorn County. Name Origin: For Joseph Holt (1807-94), U.S. Postmaster General (1859-61); secretary of war (1861), and judge advocate general for the U.S. army (1862-75)

Area (sq mi):: 2417.65 (land 2412.66; water 4.99) Population per square mile: 4.50
Population 2005: 10,784 State rank: 25 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.60%; 1990-2000 -8.30% Population 2000: 11,551 (White 98.50%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 40.50
Income 2000: per capita $15,256; median household $30,738; Population below poverty level: 13.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,208-$26,698
Unemployment (2004): 3.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 15.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 6.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Holt County, Missouri

PO Box 437
Oregon, MO 64473
Phone: (660) 446-3303
Fax: (660) 446-3353

On northwestern border of MO, northwest of Saint Joseph; organized as Nodaway County Jan 29, 1841 from Platte Purchase; name changed Feb 15, 1841. Name Origin: For David Rice Holt (1803-40), MO legislator

Area (sq mi):: 469.05 (land 461.87; water 7.18) Population per square mile: 11.00
Population 2005: 5,081 State rank: 110 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.00%; 1990-2000 -11.30% Population 2000: 5,351 (White 98.20%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 41.80
Income 2000: per capita $15,876; median household $29,461; Population below poverty level: 13.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,221-$23,600
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 23.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Counties USA: A Directory of United States Counties, 3rd Edition. © 2006 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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According to a 1924 article in the Maitland Herald in Holt County Missouri, 72 farmers, plus many hand-strippers, collected seed and sent it to Kentucky and Kansas City to be threshed (or cleaned).
"The levees are busted and we aren't even into the wet season when the rivers run high," said Tom Bullock, the emergency management director for Missouri's Holt County.
The GPW project is a 400-megawatt wind farm in Holt County, Nebraska owned by BHE Renewables, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy.
TransCanada is also in the process of withdrawing its current eminent domain actions and is taking steps to terminate constitutional court proceedings in Holt County, Nebraska.
Included in the portfolio acquired by BHE Renewables are: the Grande Prairie Wind Farm (“Grande Prairie”) in Holt County, Nebraska; the Walnut Ridge Wind Farm (“Walnut Ridge”) in Bureau County, Illinois; and a portfolio of Minnesota solar project developments (“the Solar Portfolio”).
The contract has been signed for a 200 MW wind energy facility to be built in Holt County, Missouri.
Following her visit to the Holt County Clinic, she stands in the street outside sensing that reality for her has become "hard-edged, definite, as if it were no longer merely a late fall afternoon in the hour before dusk, but instead as if it were the first moment of noon in the exact meridian of summer." (7) Her newfound sense of distinctness and lucidity are the result of the revelation that she is now almost solely responsible for the future well-being of a particular human being.
On centre stage pupils from Holt County Primary School, Llay Park Junior School, Marford, the Rofft County Primary school, Rossett, St Peter's Church in Wales Primary School and Gresford All Saints Church in Wales Voluntary Aided Primary School delivered the annual Peace Message.
In another study in Nebraska, Exner and Spalding sampled existing wells to describe the areal distribution of nitrate contamination in Holt County groundwater.
Even today, ruts can be seen in Holt County were the horses went round and round in one place, even though by about 1940, balers began to be powered by tractors instead of horses.