Lafayette County


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Lafayette County, Wisconsin

626 Main St PO Box 40
Darlington, WI 53530
Phone: (608) 776-4850
Fax: (608) 776-8893
www.co.lafayette.wi.gov

On southwestern border of WI, southwest of Madison; organized Jan 31, 1846 (prior to statehood) from Iowa County. Name Origin: For the Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834), French statesman and soldier who fought with the Americans during the Revolutionary War

Area (sq mi):: 634.56 (land 633.57; water 1.00) Population per square mile: 25.70
Population 2005: 16,310 State rank: 62 Population change: 2000-20005 1.10%; 1990-2000 0.40% Population 2000: 16,137 (White 98.70%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.60%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 38.10
Income 2000: per capita $16,811; median household $37,220; Population below poverty level: 9.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,739-$21,983
Unemployment (2004): 4.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.80% Median travel time to work: 23.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 46.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Lafayette County, Arkansas

1 Courthouse Sq
Lewisville, AR 71845
Phone: (870) 921-4858
Fax: (870) 921-4505

On southwestern border of AR; organized Oct 15, 1827 (prior to statehood) from Hempstead County. Name Origin: For the Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834), French statesman and soldier who fought with the Americans during the Revolutionary War

Area (sq mi):: 545.07 (land 526.50; water 18.57) Population per square mile: 15.20
Population 2005: 8,027 State rank: 73 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.20%; 1990-2000 -11.20% Population 2000: 8,559 (White 61.50%; Black or African American 36.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 39.30
Income 2000: per capita $14,128; median household $24,831; Population below poverty level: 23.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,633-$19,107
Unemployment (2004): 7.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.10% Median travel time to work: 26.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 43.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Lafayette County, Missouri

1001 Main St
Lexington, MO 64067
Phone: (660) 259-4315
Fax: (660) 259-6109
www.historiclexington.com/LafayetteOfficials.html

In west-central MO, east of Kansas City; organized as Lillard County Nov 16, 1820 (prior to statehood) from Cooper County; name changed Feb 16, 1825. Name Origin: For Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834), French statesman and soldier who fought with the Americans during the Revolutionary War

Area (sq mi):: 638.86 (land 629.31; water 9.55) Population per square mile: 52.60
Population 2005: 33,108 State rank: 34 Population change: 2000-20005 0.40%; 1990-2000 6.00% Population 2000: 32,960 (White 94.90%; Black or African American 2.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 37.90
Income 2000: per capita $18,493; median household $38,235; Population below poverty level: 8.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,647-$26,518
Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 28.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 49.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Lafayette County, Florida

PO Box 88
Mayo, FL 32066
Phone: (386) 294-1600
Fax: (386) 294-4231

In northern FL, northwest of Gainesville; organized Dec 23, 1856 from Madison County. Name Origin: For the Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834), French statesman and soldier who fought with Americans during the Revolutionary War

Area (sq mi):: 547.92 (land 542.84; water 5.08) Population per square mile: 14.70
Population 2005: 7,953 State rank: 66 Population change: 2000-20005 13.30%; 1990-2000 25.90% Population 2000: 7,022 (White 75.30%; Black or African American 14.40%; Hispanic or Latino 9.10%; Asian 0.10%; Other 6.20%). Foreign born: 6.60%. Median age: 34.80
Income 2000: per capita $13,087; median household $30,651; Population below poverty level: 17.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $14,979-$14,880
Unemployment (2004): 4.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 22.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 36.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Lafayette County, Mississippi

PO Box 1240
Oxford, MS 38655
Phone: (662) 234-7563
Fax: (662) 234-5038
www.oxfordms.com

In north-central MS, southeast of Memphis, TN; organized Feb 9, 1836 from Chickasaw cession of 1832. Name Origin: For the Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834), French statesman and soldier who fought with Ameicans during the Revolutionary War

Area (sq mi):: 679.29 (land 631.11; water 48.17) Population per square mile: 64.70
Population 2005: 40,842 State rank: 18 Population change: 2000-20005 5.40%; 1990-2000 21.70% Population 2000: 38,744 (White 71.30%; Black or African American 25.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 1.70%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 2.40%. Median age: 26.90
Income 2000: per capita $16,406; median household $28,517; Population below poverty level: 21.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,693-$23,927
Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.60% Median travel time to work: 19.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 16.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Oxford County seat (13,301)

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    Anderson is the director of federal programs and curriculum for the Lafayette County School District.
    But Lafayette County Prosecuting Attorney Kristen Ellis Hilbrenner, who argued the companion case, said she didn't think the ruling would change the way she prosecuted cases.
    The 30-foot-tall statue was a project of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, who wished to honor the Civil War dead from Lafayette County.
    In Oxford, the historic town square is home to iconic images, including the Lafayette County Courthouse, Neilson's--the oldest department store in the state--and Square Books, a nationally acclaimed independent bookstore, among others.
    The high level is due to the service area characteristics, the addition in FY13 of University Hospital & Clinics (UHC), which is Lafayette County's safety net hospital, and Louisiana's recent Medicaid expansion.
    The town got its original name from a confederate colonel, James Mayo, and it is the county seat of Lafayette County, Florida's second-least populous county.
    Kyle Lee Monahan <br />Case No.: 2018 WI 80<br />Focus: Court Error Exclusion of Evidence <br />This is a review of an unpublished, authored decision of the court of appeals affirming the Lafayette County Circuit Court's judgment of conviction against Kyle Lee Monahan.
    Ricky Lyons, 59, of Mayo, is the retired clerk of court for Lafayette county. He is reappointed for a term beginning December 21, 2017, and ending May 31, 2021.
    In 2007, the Stubblefield family purchased a 500-acre property in the rolling hardwood hills of Lafayette County, Mississippi.
    decided to gather in one place accounts of the various forms of activity of Lafayette County in the World War." It was "Filed as a public record of Lafayette County Mississippi, this the 7th Day of April AD 1926." The work included "Records of the Soldiers of Lafayette County, Mississippi, Who Served in the World War, 1917-1918 AD, including the men of this County who served with the Young Men's Christian Association and also some men born in this County who enlisted elsewhere."
    The Lafayette County Sheriff's Department had been getting calls about a loose emu for days, but each time they tried to catch the big, flightless bird, it got away.
    Timbervest sold approximately 6,710 acres in Lafayette County to an institutional, environmentally-themed investment entity.

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