Houston County


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Houston County, Minnesota

304 S Marshall St
Caledonia, MN 55921
Phone: (507) 725-5806
Fax: (507) 725-5550
www.geocities.com/houstoncountymn/HC.html

In the southeastern corner of MN, southeast of Rochester; established Feb 23, 1854 (prior to statehood) from Fillmore County. Name Origin: For Samuel Houston (1793-1863), governor of TN (1827-29), president of the Republic of Texas (1836-38; 1841-44), U.S. senator from TX (1846-59), and TX governor (1859-61)

Area (sq mi):: 568.91 (land 558.41; water 10.50) Population per square mile: 35.70
Population 2005: 19,941 State rank: 48 Population change: 2000-20005 1.10%; 1990-2000 6.60% Population 2000: 19,718 (White 98.10%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.40%; Other 0.80%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 38.80
Income 2000: per capita $18,826; median household $40,680; Population below poverty level: 6.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,942-$28,035
Unemployment (2004): 5.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 20.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 50.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Houston County, Texas

PO Box 370
Crockett, TX 75835
Phone: (936) 544-3256
Fax: (936) 544-1954
www.co.houston.tx.us

In east-central TX, west of Lufkin; organized 1837 from Nacogdoches County (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Samuel Houston (1793-1863), governor of TN (1827-29), president of the Republic of Texas (1836-38; 1841-44); U.S. senator from TX (1846-59) and TX governor (1859-61)

Area (sq mi):: 1236.83 (land 1230.89; water 5.94) Population per square mile: 18.90
Population 2005: 23,218 State rank: 103 Population change: 2000-20005 0.10%; 1990-2000 8.50% Population 2000: 23,185 (White 63.70%; Black or African American 27.90%; Hispanic or Latino 7.50%; Asian 0.20%; Other 3.40%). Foreign born: 3.00%. Median age: 40.30
Income 2000: per capita $14,525; median household $28,119; Population below poverty level: 21.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,238-$23,121
Unemployment (2004): 6.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 3.10% Median travel time to work: 23.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 20.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Houston County, Alabama

PO Drawer 6406
Dothan, AL 36302
Phone: (334) 677-4741
Fax: (334) 794-6633
www.houstoncounty.org

In southeastern corner of AL; organized Feb 9, 1903 from Dale, Geneva, and Henry counties. Name Origin: For George Smith Houston (1808-79), U.S. senator and governor of AL (1874-78)

Area (sq mi):: 581.65 (land 580.36; water 1.29) Population per square mile: 162.40
Population 2005: 94,249 State rank: 12 Population change: 2000-20005 6.20%; 1990-2000 9.20% Population 2000: 88,787 (White 72.40%; Black or African American 24.60%; Hispanic or Latino 1.30%; Asian 0.60%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 36.70
Income 2000: per capita $18,759; median household $34,431; Population below poverty level: 15.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,455-$27,702
Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 20.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 12.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Dothan County seat (61,287)

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    Houston County, Tennessee

    PO Box 388
    Erin, TN 37061
    Phone: (931) 289-4165
    Fax: (931) 289-2603

    In west-central TN, southwest of Clarksville; organized Jan 23, 1871 from Dickson, Montgomery, Stewart, and Humphreys counties. Name Origin: For Samuel Houston (1793-1863), governor of TN (1827-29), president of the Republic of Texas (1836-38; 1841-44), U.S. senator from TX (1846-59), and governor (1859-61)

    Area (sq mi):: 206.92 (land 200.21; water 6.71) Population per square mile: 39.90
    Population 2005: 7,988 State rank: 88 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.20%; 1990-2000 15.20% Population 2000: 8,088 (White 94.10%; Black or African American 3.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.10%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 39.50
    Income 2000: per capita $15,614; median household $29,968; Population below poverty level: 18.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,071-$21,563
    Unemployment (2004): 8.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.40% Median travel time to work: 32.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 58.00%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Houston County, Georgia

    201 Perry Pkwy County Courthouse
    Perry, GA 31069
    Phone: (478) 542-2115
    Fax: (478) 923-5697
    www.houstoncountyga.com

    In central GA, south of Macon; original county; organized May 15, 1821 from Indian lands. Name Origin: For John Houstoun (1744-96), American Revolutionary patriot and GA governor (1778; 1784). Spelling changed by clerical error

    Area (sq mi):: 379.83 (land 376.75; water 3.08) Population per square mile: 334.90
    Population 2005: 126,163 State rank: 14 Population change: 2000-20005 13.90%; 1990-2000 24.20% Population 2000: 110,765 (White 69.00%; Black or African American 24.80%; Hispanic or Latino 3.00%; Asian 1.60%; Other 3.10%). Foreign born: 3.40%. Median age: 34.00
    Income 2000: per capita $19,515; median household $43,638; Population below poverty level: 10.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,390-$26,379
    Unemployment (2004): 3.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 20.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 37.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Warner Robins (56,305)
  • Perry County seat (10,660)

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    The Authority has the ability to levy a 4-mill ad valorem tax on property in Houston County. It currently levies 1 mill to support operations and was securing 1.5 mills for the series 2011 note that funded the escrow required to establish ACOM (the note was paid off in fiscal 2017).
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    1.--Stillborn, conjoined white-tailed deer fawns (Odocoileus virginianus) collected in Houston County, Minnesota, during May 2016.
    The Houston County, GA, water tank received the largest number of online votes this year to make it the winner of the People's Choice category.
    On May 13, 2003, more than two years after charges were filed, Fuller received a letter from the Houston County courthouse about his upcoming trial, sending him into a rage, according to testimony from Fuller's wife, Linda.
    (H-4) 3 5/8 4 1/8 4/8 Totals 75 4/8 81 4/8 8 4/8 Gross typical score 175 2/8 Subtract side-to-side differences - 8 4/8 Add abnormal points + 66 2/8 FINAL NET NON-TYPICAL SCORE 233 0/8 This monster from Houston County, Minnesota, was taken with a slug late on the afternoon of Nov.
    The Dothan Eagle reported that in late September, Houston County Administrator Bill Dempsey advised Sheriff Donald Valenza to ditch the decals.
    Houston County, Alabama's corrupt judicial and political system exposed by whistleblower
    A teacher for 18 years, the fifth grade teacher was selected from more than 2,000 teachers in Houston County. She will go on to represent Houston County in the running for Georgia's Teacher of the Year.
    * According to the Caledonia Argus, interest over industrial frac sand mining in Houston County, Minn., has weighed heavy on the hearts of several county residents, and the disbandment of the frac sand study committee has these residents bending the ears of their county commissioners in the name of health, safety and welfare.
    The Dothan Houston County Airport Authority has initiated the $12 million construction to be completed in stages that will end in October.

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