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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She has worked at the Jennings County Health Department since 2008.
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In June 2009, nine tip-up pools from Tribbetts Woods, an oldgrowth remnant forest in Jennings County, Indiana, USA were sampled to determine their diatom composition.
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.
Growth in non-manufacturing jobs is expected to continue in 2010 from ongoing development associated with Camp Atterbury and the Mascatatuck Urban Training Center (located in Jennings County).
In Butlerville, the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center is experiencing success, reports, Kathy Ertel, executive director of the Jennings County Economic Development Commission.
I got a closer look at raisin seeders (and a lot more!) when I visited the Jennings County Historical Society's North American House Museum at Vernon, Ind.
McIntire was born June 8, 1916, in Jennings County, Indiana, to Thurman and Bertha Humphrey Peacock.
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.
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.