Humboldt County


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Humboldt County, Iowa

203 Main St
Dakota City, IA 50529
Phone: (515) 332-1571
Fax: (515) 332-1738
www.ci.humboldt.ia.us

In north-central IA, north of Fort Dodge; established Jan 15, 1851 from Webster County. Name Origin: For Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859), German explorer and naturalist

Area (sq mi):: 435.73 (land 434.41; water 1.31) Population per square mile: 23.00
Population 2005: 9,973 State rank: 78 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.90%; 1990-2000 -3.50% Population 2000: 10,381 (White 98.10%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 41.30
Income 2000: per capita $18,300; median household $38,201; Population below poverty level: 8.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,311-$26,834
Unemployment (2004): 4.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 18.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Humboldt County, California

825 5th St
Eureka, CA 95501
Phone: (707) 445-7256
www.co.humboldt.ca.us

On NW coast of CA; organized Mar 12, 1853 from Trinity County, and in 1874 annexed part of Klamath County. Name Origin: For Humboldt Bay, which was named for German naturalist and traveler, [Friedrich Heinrich] Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859)

Area (sq mi):: 4052.22 (land 3572.49; water 479.74) Population per square mile: 35.90
Population 2005: 128,376 State rank: 35 Population change: 2000-20005 1.50%; 1990-2000 6.20% Population 2000: 126,518 (White 81.60%; Black or African American 0.90%; Hispanic or Latino 6.50%; Asian 1.70%; Other 12.70%). Foreign born: 4.50%. Median age: 36.30
Income 2000: per capita $17,203; median household $31,226; Population below poverty level: 19.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,236-$24,895
Unemployment (2004): 6.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 17.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 2.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Eureka County seat (25,803)
  • Arcata (16,929)
  • Fortuna (10,995)

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    Humboldt County, Nevada

    50 W 5th St County Courthouse Rm 205
    Winnemucca, NV 89445
    Phone: (775) 623-6300
    Fax: (775) 623-6302
    www.hcnv.us

    On the northern border of NV; original county; organized Nov 25, 1861 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the Little Humboldt River, which runs through the county; named for Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859), German explorer and naturalist

    Area (sq mi):: 9657.87 (land 9647.91; water 9.96) Population per square mile: 1.80
    Population 2005: 17,129 State rank: 9 Population change: 2000-20005 6.40%; 1990-2000 25.40% Population 2000: 16,106 (White 74.40%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 18.90%; Asian 0.60%; Other 15.70%). Foreign born: 10.40%. Median age: 33.40
    Income 2000: per capita $19,539; median household $47,147; Population below poverty level: 9.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,700-$23,975
    Unemployment (2004): 4.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.00% Median travel time to work: 26.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 6.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    References in classic literature ?
    He, two others, and myself, started to the new silver mines in the Humboldt mountains--he to be Probate Judge of Humboldt county, and we to mine.
    Then he resigned his judgeship and left Humboldt county. "Butchered to make a Roman holyday" has grown monotonous to me.
    A Humboldt County sheriff's deputy was driving on State Route 96 last Saturday, when the bear fell or jumped on to the car, apparently from a steep embankment, police said.
    The patrolman, from Humboldt County Sheriff's Office in northern California, fled without serious injury before flames gutted it and spread to nearby vegetation - burning over half an acre.
    Authorities say a Humboldt County sheriff's deputy was driving on State Route 96 on Aug.
    According to ABC affiliate KRCR-TV, the Humboldt County deputy had responded to reports of overdose in the Orleans area at 11 p.m.
    Summary: Sacramento [US], Jun 23 (ANI): An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale rattled Humboldt County in northern California on Saturday (local time), according to United States Geological Survey (USGS).
    Petrolia, in Humboldt County, has an estimated population of a few hundred people, and is located 407 km north of San Francisco in a wilderness area that experiences frequent earthquake activity.
    -- Behind the "Redwood Curtain" lies Humboldt County, Calif., famously known as the "greenest" part of the Golden State for its marijuana industry and for its tall trees of grandeur.
    In September 2018, the Humboldt County Prescribed Burn Association conducted a burn at the McBride Ranch near Cape Mendocino in Humboldt County, targeting about 350 acres of coyote brush that had invaded coastal rangelands.
    According to the company, each strain offers a unique experience that reflects the diverse Humboldt County microclimates where the cannabis is grown.

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