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Knox County, Kentucky

PO Box 173
Barbourville, KY 40906
Phone: (606) 546-8915
Fax: (606) 546-6196

In southeastern KY, west of Harlan; established Dec 19, 1799 from Lincoln County. Name Origin: For Gen. Henry Knox (1750-1806), Revolutionary War officer and first U.S. secretary of war (1785-95)

Area (sq mi):: 387.71 (land 387.66; water 0.04) Population per square mile: 82.70
Population 2005: 32,069 State rank: 32 Population change: 2000-20005 0.90%; 1990-2000 7.10% Population 2000: 31,795 (White 97.40%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 35.30
Income 2000: per capita $10,660; median household $18,294; Population below poverty level: 34.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,291-$18,785
Unemployment (2004): 6.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 24.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Knox County, Texas

PO Box 196
Benjamin, TX 79505
Phone: (940) 459-2441
Fax: (940) 459-2005
www.knoxcountytexas.com

In north-central TX, southwest of Wichita Falls; organized Feb 1, 1858 from Fannin County. Name Origin: For Gen. Henry Knox (1750-1806), Revolutionary War officer and first U.S. secretary of war (1785-95)

Area (sq mi):: 855.43 (land 849.00; water 6.43) Population per square mile: 4.50
Population 2005: 3,781 State rank: 215 Population change: 2000-20005 -11.10%; 1990-2000 -12.10% Population 2000: 4,253 (White 66.50%; Black or African American 6.90%; Hispanic or Latino 25.10%; Asian 0.20%; Other 18.60%). Foreign born: 6.70%. Median age: 40.50
Income 2000: per capita $13,443; median household $25,453; Population below poverty level: 22.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,195-$22,275
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.10% Median travel time to work: 16.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 17.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Knox County, Nebraska

PO Box 166
Center, NE 68724
Phone: (402) 288-5604
Fax: (402) 288-5605
www.co.knox.ne.us

On the northeastern border of NE, northwest of Sioux City, IA. Original county; organized as L'Eau Qui Court County, Feb 10, 1857 (prior to statehood); name changed to Emmett County; then to present name Feb 21, 1873. Name Origin: For Gen. Henry Knox (1750-1806), Revolutionary War officer and first U.S. secretary of war (1785-95)

Area (sq mi):: 1139.65 (land 1108.12; water 31.53) Population per square mile: 8.00
Population 2005: 8,916 State rank: 33 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.90%; 1990-2000 -1.70% Population 2000: 9,374 (White 91.30%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.20%; Other 8.00%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 43.00
Income 2000: per capita $13,971; median household $27,564; Population below poverty level: 15.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,152-$24,721
Unemployment (2004): 3.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.20% Median travel time to work: 17.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 22.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Knox County, Missouri

107 N 4th St
Edina, MO 63537
Phone: (660) 397-2184
Fax: (660) 397-3331

In northeastern MO, north of Columbia; organized Feb 14, 1845 from Scotland County. Name Origin: For Gen. Henry Knox (1750-1806), Revolutionary War officer and first U.S. Secretary of War (1785-95)

Area (sq mi):: 506.77 (land 505.71; water 1.07) Population per square mile: 8.20
Population 2005: 4,171 State rank: 113 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.40%; 1990-2000 -2.70% Population 2000: 4,361 (White 98.10%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 41.60
Income 2000: per capita $13,075; median household $27,124; Population below poverty level: 18.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,490-$22,343
Unemployment (2004): 4.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.40% Median travel time to work: 23.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Knox County, Illinois

200 S Cherry St
Galesburg, IL 61401
Phone: (309) 345-3860
Fax: (309) 345-0098
www.knoxcountyil.com

In northwestern IL south of Moline; organized Jan 13, 1825 from Fulton County. Name Origin: For Gen. Henry Knox (1750-1806), Revolutionary War officer and first U.S. secretary of war (1785-95)

Area (sq mi):: 719.70 (land 716.28; water 3.42) Population per square mile: 74.40
Population 2005: 53,309 State rank: 27 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.50%; 1990-2000 -1.00% Population 2000: 55,836 (White 88.40%; Black or African American 6.30%; Hispanic or Latino 3.40%; Asian 0.70%; Other 3.20%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 39.40
Income 2000: per capita $17,985; median household $35,407; Population below poverty level: 11.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,108-$24,382
Unemployment (2004): 8.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.70% Median travel time to work: 18.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 14.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Galesburg County seat (32,408)

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    Knox County, Tennessee

    City-County Bldg 400 Main St Suite 603
    Knoxville, TN 37902
    Phone: (865) 215-2534
    Fax: (865) 215-2038
    www.knoxcounty.org

    In central eastern TN, east of Oak Ridge; organized Jun 11, 1792 (prior to statehood) from Greene and Hawkins counties. Name Origin: For Gen. Henry Knox (1750-1806), Revolutionary War officer and first U.S. secretary of war (1785-95)

    Area (sq mi):: 525.78 (land 508.46; water 17.32) Population per square mile: 796.50
    Population 2005: 404,972 State rank: 3 Population change: 2000-20005 6.00%; 1990-2000 13.80% Population 2000: 382,032 (White 87.40%; Black or African American 8.60%; Hispanic or Latino 1.30%; Asian 1.30%; Other 2.00%). Foreign born: 2.50%. Median age: 36.00
    Income 2000: per capita $21,875; median household $37,454; Population below poverty level: 12.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,554-$30,901
    Unemployment (2004): 3.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 22.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 14.40%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Knoxville County seat (178,118)
  • Farragut (18,985)

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    Knox County, Ohio

    117 E High St Suite 161
    Mount Vernon, OH 43050
    Phone: (740) 393-6703
    Fax: (740) 393-6705
    www.knoxcountyohio.org

    In central OH, northeast of Columbus; organized Mar 1, 1808 from Fairfield County. Name Origin: For Gen. Henry Knox (1750-1806), Revolutionary War officer and first U.S. secretary of war (1785-95)

    Area (sq mi):: 529.53 (land 527.12; water 2.41) Population per square mile: 110.80
    Population 2005: 58,398 State rank: 44 Population change: 2000-20005 7.20%; 1990-2000 14.80% Population 2000: 54,500 (White 97.20%; Black or African American 0.70%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 36.50
    Income 2000: per capita $17,695; median household $38,877; Population below poverty level: 10.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,197-$24,932
    Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 25.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 29.50%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Mount Vernon County seat (16,019)

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    Knox County, Maine

    62 Union St
    Rockland, ME 04841
    Phone: (207) 594-0420
    Fax: (207) 594-0445
    knoxcounty.midcoast.com

    On Atlantic coast of ME, east of Augusta; organized Mar 9, 1860 from Lincoln and Waldo counties. Name Origin: For Gen. Henry Knox (1750-1806), officer in the Revolutionary War, and first U.S. secretary of war (1785-95)

    Area (sq mi):: 1142.10 (land 365.67; water 776.43) Population per square mile: 112.70
    Population 2005: 41,219 State rank: 10 Population change: 2000-20005 4.00%; 1990-2000 9.10% Population 2000: 39,618 (White 97.90%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 2.10%. Median age: 41.40
    Income 2000: per capita $19,981; median household $36,774; Population below poverty level: 10.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,264-$31,114
    Unemployment (2004): 3.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 18.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 13.90%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Knox County, Indiana

    101 N 7th St
    Vincennes, IN 47591
    Phone: (812) 885-2521
    Fax: (812) 895-4929

    On the southwest border of IN; organized Jun 20, 1790 (prior to statehood) from Northwest Territory. Name Origin: For Gen. Henry Knox (1750-1806), Revolutionary War officer and first U.S. secretary of war (1785-94)

    Area (sq mi):: 524.06 (land 515.83; water 8.22) Population per square mile: 74.40
    Population 2005: 38,366 State rank: 38 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.30%; 1990-2000 -1.60% Population 2000: 39,256 (White 96.00%; Black or African American 1.90%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.50%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 36.70
    Income 2000: per capita $16,085; median household $31,362; Population below poverty level: 16.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,828-$25,461
    Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 18.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 16.40%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Vincennes County seat (18,105)

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    References in periodicals archive ?
    Proposer shall provide a cost efficient, all inclusive institutional pharmacy solution for the Knox County Sheriff s Office Correctional Division.
    The Knoxville News Sentinel reported on July 7 out of Knoxville, Tennessee, that the Knox County District Attorney finally determined a homeowner's fatal shooting of a burglar was justified.
    Members of the FBI, the Oak Ridge Police Department and Knox County Sheriff's Office converged on both the credit union and Ziegler's home Tuesday morning.
    A regular Knox County Public Schools sub is paid $68 per day, but an already certified teacher or district retiree can now earn up to $164.
    Intergraph public safety software enables Knox County to reduce response times, prepare for next-generation 9-1-1
    resident has reportedly set a Knox County record for his ability to reproduce.
    The school has completed its purchase of the former Philips Consumer Electronics building in eastern Knox County.
    2 million in upgrades to heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), lighting, water heating and other systems at the 1,036-bed Knox County Detention Facility.
    A new solar farm will soon enable Knox County, Tenn.
    Travel Association and Tennessee Department of Tourist Development have reported that Knox County is one of the leaders in percent growth for total tourism expenditures.
    Nominators highlighted Dager's efforts as a board member of several community organizations, including The Works, the Knox County Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Midwest Dairy Foods Association.
    A NEW WABASH RIVER walk, revitalized downtown, education partnerships and expanding industries reflect the eye-on-tomorrow focus in southwest Indiana's Knox County