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

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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    Lane County's May 15 primary election will give voters the opportunity to select candidates for the East Lane, West Lane and Springfield county commissioner positions.
    Lane County residents who haven't returned their ballots for next week's special election should think twice before dropping them in the mail.
    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.
    There was no seasonally typical slowdown in Lane County's real estate market in October, as strong demand for homes led to a sharp increase in pending sales, according to the latest 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.