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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 ?
    Scapa Tapes plans to consolidate its three buildings in Knoxville into a single location in Knox County. The company will construct a more than 150,000-square-foot facility in the Knoxville-area to expanded operations and keep up with growing demand.
    In addition to ODonnel, other top finishers in the novice division included Laryn Fisher of Edwards County, second; Joseph Butzen of Kankakee County, third; Thalia Jimenez of Knox County, fourth; and Teagan Dobis of McHenry County, fifth.
    The company added the property consists of 39 tracks located in the Knox County area of southeast Kentucky, which is known for large reserves of natural gas and oil.
    Sheriff Jimmy "J.J." Jones said: "I am proud of the employees of the Knox County Sheriff's Office, and I will act swiftly to investigate and deal with inappropriate conduct."
    Beech Coal Co., a subsidiary of Horizon Natural Resources Co., announced that the Sycamore mine and its preparation plant located in Knox County, Ind., will be placed on idle status, reported Business Wire.
    Calling Vincennes an "epicenter" for economic development, Mayor Howard Hatcher claims there is "more industrial development in a 55-mile radius than any place else in the United States." With pickup trucks rolling off the line at Toyota, the area is also experiencing an economic surge with second- and third-tier Toyota suppliers locating nearby and providing job opportunities for Knox County residents.
    Knox County Requests That Vendors Bid From Current Inventory To Expedite The Acquisition Of The Bituminous Paver If Possible.
    Knox Gas LLC is reportedly the owner of ten drilled and completed gas wells in Knox County, Kentucky.
    Knox County Is Seeking A Contractor To Provide Diesel Engine Repair Services.
    Knox County wants requests for additional information routed to Donnie Fawver Senior Buyer, Construction and Contract Specialist at 865.215.5767.
    Knox County is seeking a vendor to install, troubleshoot, and repair electronic equipment on school buses.
    4.1.2 Accept all waste tires delivered from Knox County and County Tire Program Funded Accounts.