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Jeffersonville,

city (1990 pop. 21,841), seat of Clark co., S Ind., at the falls of the Ohio River opposite LouisvilleLouisville
, city (1990 pop. 269,063), seat of Jefferson co., NW Ky., at the Falls of the Ohio; inc. 1780. It is the largest city in Kentucky, a port of entry, and an important industrial, financial, marketing, and shipping center for the South and the Midwest.
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, Ky. (with which it is connected by two bridges); inc. 1817. Located in a rich agricultural area, the city is a shipping point for farm products. Its diverse manufacturing base includes such industries as chemicals, steel and wood products, lubricants, electronic and transportation equipment, and food processing. A U.S. Census Bureau mapping center is there.

The city was founded (1802) on the site of Fort Steuben (formerly Fort Finney) by veterans of George Rogers ClarkClark, George Rogers,
1752–1818, American Revolutionary general, conqueror of the Old Northwest, b. near Charlottesville, Va.; brother of William Clark. A surveyor, he was interested in Western lands, served (1774) in Lord Dunmore's War (see Dunmore, John Murray, 4th earl
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's Old Northwest expedition, who were given the land in gratitude for their services. The original town was built according to plans made by Thomas JeffersonJefferson, Thomas,
1743–1826, 3d President of the United States (1801–9), author of the Declaration of Independence, and apostle of agrarian democracy. Early Life

Jefferson was born on Apr. 13, 1743, at "Shadwell," in Goochland (now in Albemarle) co.
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, after whom it is named. It served (1813–16) as the temporary capital of Indiana Territory, and had an important steamboat-building industry in the 1800s.

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Jeffersonville Bancorp is a one-bank holding company of Jeff Bank.
MAC Construction and Excavating's permit to operate an asphalt plant at the Hanson-Atkins Quarry has been revoked by the city of Jeffersonville, Ind.
Jeffersonville is just over the bridge from Louisville, KY and is considered a suburb.
Jeffersonville Bancorp is a one-bank holding company, which owns all the capital stock of The First National Bank of Jeffersonville.
com)-- On Thursday, March 21, 2013 from 6:30 - 7:30PM, Jan Hurst, a Kentuckiana artist from Jeffersonville IN will showcase her art at the Jeffersonville Township Public Library's Jeffersonville location in a presentation on the art of paper craft.
Jeffersonville Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ: JFBC), the one-bank holding company for the First National Bank of Jeffersonville, has reported that its net profit for the third quarter was USD768,000, or USD0.
The city of Jeffersonville, IN, has agreed to make extensive improvements to its sewer systems that will significantly reduce the city's longstanding sewage overflows into the Ohio River in a comprehensive Clean Water Act settlement with federal and state government, the Justice Department, the U.
The city of Jeffersonville will provide the company with property tax abatement as part of the Urban Enterprise Zone at the River Ridge Commerce Center.
LifeSpring's main center consisted of a few small buildings and leased space at the county hospital in Jeffersonville, Indiana (Many community behavioral centers that began with hospital affiliations have such arrangements).
Today, 1,616 are on the payroll in Jeffersonville, making and repairing towboats, tankers and barges, reports Matt Hall, vice president for economic development at One Southern Indiana.
JEFFERSONVILLE, Ohio -- A fledgling outlet center here is being transformed into a one-stop home fashion mall that will include a gallery housing more than 75 artists.
The new venture will be called Sabina Bunge LLC and will combine the grain purchasing, storing and marketing operations of Bunge's Jeffersonville, Ohio, elevator and Sabina's Melvin, Sabina and Winchester, Ohio, elevators.