McHenry County


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McHenry County, North Dakota

PO Box 117
Towner, ND 58788
Phone: (701) 537-5729
Fax: (701) 537-5969

In north-central ND, east of Minot; organized Jan 4, 1873 (prior to statehood) from Buffalo County, which was discontinued. Name Origin: For James McHenry, an early settler of Vermillion, SD

Area (sq mi):: 1911.71 (land 1874.09; water 37.62) Population per square mile: 2.90
Population 2005: 5,511 State rank: 23 Population change: 2000-20005 -8.00%; 1990-2000 -8.30% Population 2000: 5,987 (White 98.50%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.00%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 43.00
Income 2000: per capita $15,140; median household $27,274; Population below poverty level: 15.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,888-$23,368
Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 24.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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McHenry County, Illinois

2200 N Seminary Ave
Woodstock, IL 60098
Phone: (815) 334-4000
Fax: (815) 334-8727
www.co.mchenry.il.us

On the northern border of IL, northwest of Chicago; organized Jan 16, 1836 from Cook county. Name Origin: For Maj. William McHenry (1774-1839), officer in the War of 1812 and the Black Hawk War (1832)

Area (sq mi):: 611.13 (land 603.51; water 7.62) Population per square mile: 503.70
Population 2005: 303,990 State rank: 6 Population change: 2000-20005 16.90%; 1990-2000 41.90% Population 2000: 260,077 (White 89.60%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 7.50%; Asian 1.50%; Other 4.10%). Foreign born: 7.20%. Median age: 34.20
Income 2000: per capita $26,476; median household $64,826; Population below poverty level: 3.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $33,363-$32,959
Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 32.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 48.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Crystal Lake (40,496)
  • Algonquin (28,223)
  • Lake in the Hills (28,220)
  • McHenry (23,997)
  • Woodstock County seat (21,556)
  • Cary (18,717)
  • Huntley (15,065)

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    The McHenry County sheriff's office arrested a man suspected of nine charges Wednesday after a monthlong investigation.
    Prequalification are invited for Transportation Planning Professional Consultant Services For The Mchenry County Transit Plan Update
    Gary Lang Auto Group's Annual Classic Car Show generated $1,728 for the McHenry County Salvation Army's school supply drive.
    Department of Labor grant will give McHenry County College nearly $600,000 over three years to expand its manufacturing programs.
    It was as a volunteer with the McHenry County Emergency Services and Disaster Agency, and subsequently a position as auxiliary deputy with the McHenry County Sheriff's Office, that Lukas decided he wanted a career in law enforcement.
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    Over the years, I have used a lot of the information in E Magazine for my work in teaching recycling lessons in the local public school system and through the education program at McHenry County College (MCC) in Illinois.
    Hanneman singled out the McHenry County Highway Department as having gone well beyond the basics of storing salt on an impervious pad and preventing rain and snow from falling on the storage pile.
    In the spring of 2002, three McHenry County quilt enthusiasts--Holly Scott, Carol Sek and Sandy Schweitzer-set out to undertake the documentation of antique quilts throughout McHenry County The group's effort was part of a statewide project, based at the Early American Museum in Mahomet, to record quilt histories in Illinois.
    The Democratic Party has always been "the people's party," added John Bartman, 24, chairman of the McHenry County Democrats.
    McHenry County is in one of the fastest growing communities in the Chicagoland area and is near several state parks.