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Kiowa County, Colorado

PO Box 37
Eads, CO 81036
Phone: (719) 438-5421
Fax: (719) 438-5327
www.kiowacountycolo.com

On southeastern border of CO, east of Pueblo; organized Apr 11, 1889, from Bent County. Name Origin: For the Indian tribe of Tanoan linguistic stock; name means 'principal people.'

Area (sq mi):: 1785.76 (land 1770.99; water 14.76) Population per square mile: 0.80
Population 2005: 1,422 State rank: 61 Population change: 2000-20005 -12.30%; 1990-2000 -3.90% Population 2000: 1,622 (White 94.30%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 3.10%; Asian 0.00%; Other 3.40%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 39.70
Income 2000: per capita $16,382; median household $30,494; Population below poverty level: 12.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $34,665-$33,431
Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 3.30% Median travel time to work: 18.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 14.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Kiowa County, Kansas

211 E Florida Ave
Greensburg, KS 67054
Phone: (620) 723-3366
Fax: (620) 723-3234

In south-central KS, southeast of Dodge City; established Feb 26, 1867 from Comanche and Edwards counties, abolished in 1875, and recreated in 1866 from Comanche and Edwards counties. Name Origin: For the Indian tribe of Tanoan linguistic stock; name means 'principal people.'

Area (sq mi):: 722.62 (land 722.39; water 0.23) Population per square mile: 4.10
Population 2005: 2,984 State rank: 90 Population change: 2000-20005 -9.00%; 1990-2000 -10.40% Population 2000: 3,278 (White 96.20%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 2.00%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.30%). Foreign born: 1.90%. Median age: 42.10
Income 2000: per capita $17,207; median household $31,576; Population below poverty level: 10.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,734-$27,590
Unemployment (2004): 3.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 15.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 17.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Kiowa County, Oklahoma

PO Box 73
Hobart, OK 73651
Phone: (580) 726-5286
Fax: (580) 726-6033

In southwestern OK, northwest of Lawton; original county; organized 1891 (prior to statehood); re-formed from part of the original county in 1901. Name Origin: For the Indian tribe of Tanoan linguistic stock; name means 'principal people.'

Area (sq mi):: 1030.66 (land 1014.56; water 16.10) Population per square mile: 9.70
Population 2005: 9,848 State rank: 60 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.70%; 1990-2000 -9.90% Population 2000: 10,227 (White 80.50%; Black or African American 4.70%; Hispanic or Latino 6.70%; Asian 0.30%; Other 11.50%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 40.90
Income 2000: per capita $14,231; median household $26,053; Population below poverty level: 19.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,540-$22,643
Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 18.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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I live in neighboring Kiowa County where an EF5 tornado destroyed the town of Greensburg in 2007.
In this photo provided by Kiowa County (Colorado) Sheriff Casey Sheridan, a railroad trestle burns near the tiny town of Haswell, Colorado, on June 22, 2016.
Darin Headrick, Kiowa County's superintendent of schools, was relieved when a MAT arrived to inspect school buildings, which had been built between the 1920s and 1950s.
* Kiowa County Memorial Hospital in Greensburg, Kan., the country's first carbon neutral hospital, which runs on wind power--in a city that was devastated by a 2007 tornado and made the conscious decision to rebuild itself as a green community
Nor is the human element neglected, as along the way Kelman draws compelling, sympathetic portraits of many of the protagonists involved--of Colleen and Laird Cometsevah, for example, who advocated strenuously for a Cheyenne narrative of the site and the massacre; of Alexa Roberts, one of the NPS employees responsible for trying to mediate the conflicting narratives and their claimants; and Bill Dawson, the Kiowa County rancher on whose land the massacre was purported to have occurred.
In just the past five years, Jackie has brought comprehensive environmental health services into Prowers public health agency, created a shared approach to public health service delivery with Kiowa County, and represented rural public health in a multitude of state system building efforts.
The population of Kiowa County had fallen by nearly half since his father owned the business.
Earlier, Lippoldt was publisher of the weekly Kiowa County Signal in Greensburg, Kansas.
The twister destroyed 95 percent of all homes and buildings in the area, killing 12 people and leaving hundreds more injured and homeless as it rampaged through the Kiowa County area of West Kansas.
A producer in Kiowa County can sell to customers in Enid and Muskogee, and a customer in Tahlequah can buy directly from producers in Lawton and Ponca City.
Anderson from the DAV's Wichita office were assigned to disaster relief efforts in Greensburg and surrounding Kiowa County. They were joined by Department Service Officer Roger Johnson, from St.