Nassau County

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Nassau County, Florida

PO Box 456
Fernandina Beach, FL 32035
Phone: (904) 548-4600
Fax: (904) 321-5723

In northeastern corner of FL, north of Jacksonville; organized Dec 29, 1824 (prior to statehood) from Duval County. Name Origin: For the Nassau River, which forms part of the northern border of the county, and Nassau Sound; named for the duchy in Germany associated with the House of Orange

Area (sq mi):: 725.86 (land 651.55; water 74.30) Population per square mile: 99.40
Population 2005: 64,746 State rank: 38 Population change: 2000-20005 12.30%; 1990-2000 31.20% Population 2000: 57,663 (White 89.00%; Black or African American 7.70%; Hispanic or Latino 1.50%; Asian 0.50%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 2.70%. Median age: 38.30
Income 2000: per capita $22,836; median household $46,022; Population below poverty level: 9.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $30,143-$32,042
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 28.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 46.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Fernandina Beach County seat (11,241)

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    Nassau County, New York

    240 Old Country Rd
    Mineola, NY 11501
    Phone: (516) 571-2664
    Fax: (516) 742-4099

    On the western end of Long Island, east of Manhattan Island; organized Apr 27, 1898 from Queens County. Name Origin: For the duchy in Germany associated with the House of Orange, hence with William, Prince of Orange (1650-1702), later William III, King of England

    Area (sq mi):: 453.08 (land 286.69; water 166.39) Population per square mile: 4650.10
    Population 2005: 1,333,137 State rank: 6 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.10%; 1990-2000 3.70% Population 2000: 1,334,544 (White 74.00%; Black or African American 10.10%; Hispanic or Latino 10.00%; Asian 4.70%; Other 5.90%). Foreign born: 17.90%. Median age: 38.50
    Income 2000: per capita $32,151; median household $72,030; Population below poverty level: 5.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $47,445-$50,242
    Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 34.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 41.90%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Hempstead (53,145)
  • Freeport (43,726)
  • Valley Stream (36,131)
  • Long Beach (35,553)
  • Glen Cove (26,787)
  • Rockville Centre (24,392)
  • Garden City (21,848)
  • Lynbrook (19,795)
  • Mineola County seat (19,129)
  • Massapequa Park (17,400)
  • Floral Park (15,850)
  • Westbury (14,259)
  • East Rockaway (10,327)

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    Counties USA: A Directory of United States Counties, 3rd Edition. © 2006 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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    Ismene Speliotis, executive director of MHANY, said her firm is "eager to work in Nassau County to create beautiful, sustainable and truly affordable housing" for individuals and families with low and moderate incomes.
    "I will not tolerate any threats against my officers and the Nassau County Police Department will continue to protect our residents and communities," he added.
    As part of Nassau County's business recovery efforts after Super Storm Sandy, Terzulli created a team of economic development first responders, including bankers, accountants, and business school students who helped provide immediate financial relief to more than 100 storm-affected businesses.
    In Nassau County, unlike in other jurisdictions, the district attorney's office maintains custody of trial evidence, not the court.
    "The Nassau County Police Department is very concerned about this situation.
    The company said that this network enhancement adds new layers of frequency, also known as 'carriers', to 170 cell sites in Nassau county to more efficiently manage available spectrum and increase mobile broadband capacity.
    The mission of the Nassau Virtual School is to extend educational opportunities for growth to all students through a flexible online environment, and thereby foster the development of each student as an inspired life-long learner and problem-solver with the strength of character to serve as a productive member of society (Nassau County School District [NCSD], 2010).
    Weitzman: In 2001, the most pressing issue was the financial near-collapse of Nassau County, which is one of the wealthiest counties in America.
    All three rating agencies have upgraded Nassau County three times in the past year alone, making it the only municipality in the nation to earn so many increases in that amount of time.
    Birthday Celebration Committee of Nassau County Inc.