Lane County


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Lane County, Kansas

PO Box 788
Dighton, KS 67839
Phone: (620) 397-5356
Fax: (620) 397-5419

In west-central KS, northeast of Garden City; organized Mar 6, 1873 from Finney County. Name Origin: For Col. James Henry Lane (1814-66), officer in the Mexican-American War, U.S. representative from IN (1853-55), and first U.S. senator from KS (1861-66)

Area (sq mi):: 717.43 (land 717.22; water 0.21) Population per square mile: 2.60
Population 2005: 1,894 State rank: 103 Population change: 2000-20005 -12.10%; 1990-2000 -9.30% Population 2000: 2,155 (White 97.00%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 41.60
Income 2000: per capita $18,606; median household $36,047; Population below poverty level: 8.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,329-$29,002
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 15.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Lane County, Oregon

125 E 8th Ave
Eugene, OR 97401
Phone: (541) 682-4203
Fax: (541) 682-4616
www.co.lane.or.us

On central-western coast of OR; organized Jan 28, 1851 (prior to statehood) from Linn and Benton counties. Name Origin: For Gen. Joseph Lane (1801-81). OR territorial governor (1849-50; 1853) and first U.S. senator from OR (1859-61)

Area (sq mi):: 4721.79 (land 4554.00; water 167.79) Population per square mile: 73.60
Population 2005: 335,180 State rank: 4 Population change: 2000-20005 3.80%; 1990-2000 14.20% Population 2000: 322,959 (White 88.60%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 4.60%; Asian 2.00%; Other 6.50%). Foreign born: 4.90%. Median age: 36.60
Income 2000: per capita $19,681; median household $36,942; Population below poverty level: 14.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,500-$26,344
Unemployment (2004): 7.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 19.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 4.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Eugene County seat (142,681)
  • Springfield (55,048)

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    As part of its endorsement process, the Blackberry Pie Society, a political action committee in Cottage Grove, is asking candidates to respond to a survey concerning a variety of issues of importance to the future of Lane County.
    Lane County Is Interested In Contracting With An Organization To Provide Transcription Services For The Community Health Centers Of Lane County And Lane County Behavioral Health.
    Advocacy for Policy Change: A Healthier Physical Activity and Nutrition Environment in Lane County will hire paid staff to support its volunteer network and drive its advocacy agenda, which aims to prevent childhood obesity and related diseases in Lane County.
    Lane County residents who haven't returned their ballots for next week's special election should think twice before dropping them in the mail.
    Lane County Is Seeking To Establish A Panel Of Vendors Who Can Be Utilized To Provide Portrait Photography Services.
    Connected Lane County and Lane STEM have been awarded three grants from the Oregon Department of Education and Meyer Memorial Trust, totaling more than $250,000, to continue to bring career connected learning to students, to impact math in real life and to increase access to computer science and digital literacy.
    It was the strongest October for pending sales in Lane County since at least 2001," RMLS said in the monthly report.
    Almost 100 small dogs were rescued from a residence in west Lane County on Monday in what officials said was the "most severe cases of animal hoarding on record in Lane County in 25 years.
    BOHEMIA MOUNTAIN - An off-duty Lane County Search and Rescue volunteer exploring the Bohemia Mountain area happened upon the body of a missing Grants Pass man near Oakridge in Lane County on Saturday.
    Lane County residents have until late Tuesday to register as a voter for the upcoming Nov.
    Lane County environmental activists may have gathered enough signatures to put a countywide ban on aerial herbicide spraying on next year's ballot, most likely drawing timber companies into a heated election battle.
    Catholic Community Services of Lane County, FOOD for Lane County and volunteers joined forces to open the pantry at Waypoint Church, 332 N.