Jennings County

Jennings County, Indiana

PO Box 385
Vernon, IN 47282
Phone: (812) 352-3070
Fax: (812) 352-3076

In southeastern IN, southeast of Columbus; established Dec 27, 1816 from Indian lands. Name Origin: For Jonathan Jennings (1784-1834), U.S. representative from IN (1809-16; 1822-31) and first governor (1816-22)

Area (sq mi):: 378.35 (land 377.22; water 1.13) Population per square mile: 75.40
Population 2005: 28,427 State rank: 55 Population change: 2000-20005 3.20%; 1990-2000 16.50% Population 2000: 27,554 (White 97.10%; Black or African American 0.70%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 34.60
Income 2000: per capita $17,059; median household $39,402; Population below poverty level: 9.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,824-$22,910
Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 25.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 44.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Sunman-based Enhanced Telecommunications is bringing its 4G Wireless Broadband Service to Ohio County, Switzerland County, and most of Jennings County.
With the final ring, the 19-yearold private joined the ranks of 445 other soldiers before him--all of whom did not complete high school the first time around--who have graduated from The Patriot Academy at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center in Jennings County with a high school diploma.
In Butlerville, the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center is experiencing success, reports, Kathy Ertel, executive director of the Jennings County Economic Development Commission.
McIntire was born June 8, 1916, in Jennings County, Indiana, to Thurman and Bertha Humphrey Peacock.
A record of a juvenile Conotyla from a cave on the Crosley State Fish & Wildlife Area in Jennings County is suggestive of this species, but remains unconfirmed.
Southern Indiana Millworks in North Vernon renovated a vacant industrial building, consolidating three former sites in a single location, says Kathy Ertel, executive director of the Jennings county Economic Development Commission.
Vincent Health hospitals in Indianapolis, Carmel, Frankfort, Williamsport, Kokomo, Anderson, Elwood, Randolph County, Jennings County and Clay County.
Three additional colonies have also been discovered: one near Plainfield in Hendricks County, one near Zenas in Jennings County, and one in Bartholomew County at Camp Atterbury.
Long overdue honors will be accorded a Jennings County Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty more than 75 years ago, during the 17th annual Fallen Heroes Ceremony June 25, 2000, in the Rotunda of the State Capitol Building.
Established in 1996, the gray iron foundry employing 230 completed a $30 million expansion last year, reports Kathy Ertel, executive director of the Jennings County Economic Development Commission.
A subsequent inspection of the home by the Jennings County Health Department revealed lead in chipping paint 13 times higher than levels set under the Federal Toxic Substances Control Act.
Three North Vernon industries are giving Jennings County a $37 million shot in the arm, reports Trevor Lane, executive director of the Jennings County Economic Development Commission.