Jay County

Jay County, Indiana

120 N Court St 2nd Fl
Portland, IN 47371
Phone: (260) 726-6920
Fax: (260) 726-6922
www.co.jay.in.us

On central eastern border of IN, northeast of Muncie; established Feb 7, 1835 from Randolph County. Name Origin: For John Jay (1745-1829), first Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1789-95), and governor of NY (1795-1801)

Area (sq mi):: 383.82 (land 383.64; water 0.18) Population per square mile: 56.30
Population 2005: 21,606 State rank: 70 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.90%; 1990-2000 1.40% Population 2000: 21,806 (White 96.90%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.80%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 1.50%. Median age: 36.70
Income 2000: per capita $16,686; median household $35,700; Population below poverty level: 9.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,574-$22,147
Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.70% Median travel time to work: 22.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 38.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Meanwhile, Warbreck returned to winning ways with a 3-1 win over ROMA, courtesy of goals from Jay County Hartley, Steve Andrews and Phil Edwards.
February - Bell Aquaculture Named 'Industry of the Year' By Jay County Chamber of Commerce at Annual Meeting & Awards Banquet - http://www.
The city of Portland has preliminarily approved additional property tax abatement at the request of the Jay County Development Corp.
On 19-20 June 2009, a 24-hour BioBlitz was held at the Loblolly Marsh Wetland Preserve (part of the Limberlost Swamp) in Jay County, Indiana.
NCGLNAC, located in Portland, IN now owns nearly 30 acres (generously donated by the Jay County Fair Board) of beautiful, wooded land, complete with pond and wetlands, just north of the Jay County Fairgrounds in Portland.
2 million on equipment for a new line and increasing employment from 385 to 400, says Bill Bradley, executive director of Jay County Development Corp.
com)-- Bell Aquaculture, the nation's largest yellow perch (Perca flavescens) farm and pioneer in sustainable fish farming operations, was awarded "Industry of the Year" recognition by the Jay County Chamber of Commerce at its Annual Meeting & Awards Banquet held January 26.
12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bell Aquaculture, the nation's largest yellow perch ( Perca flavescens ) farm and pioneer in sustainable fish farming operations, was awarded 'Industry of the Year' recognition by the Jay County Chamber of Commerce at its Annual Meeting & Awards Banquet held January 26.
The first, to open this fall, will be near Portland and employ about 40, says Ami Huffman, director of community development for Jay County Development Corp.
The thought of not insuring my crops, the core asset of my business is inconceivable," said Ralph Homan, a corn and soybean farmer in Jay County, IN who utilizes WeatherBill's Rainy Days Protection.