Ohio County


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Ohio County, Kentucky

PO Box 85
Hartford, KY 42347
Phone: (270) 298-4423
Fax: (270) 298-4425

In west-central KY, south of Owensboro; established Dec 17, 1798 from Hardin County. Name Origin: For the Ohio River which originally formed its northern border

Area (sq mi):: 596.73 (land 593.79; water 2.94) Population per square mile: 39.90
Population 2005: 23,676 State rank: 51 Population change: 2000-20005 3.30%; 1990-2000 8.60% Population 2000: 22,916 (White 97.20%; Black or African American 0.70%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 37.50
Income 2000: per capita $15,317; median household $29,557; Population below poverty level: 17.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,901-$19,956
Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.90% Median travel time to work: 28.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 42.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Ohio County, Indiana

413 Main St PO Box 185
Rising Sun, IN 47040
Phone: (812) 438-2610
Fax: (812) 438-1215

On the southestern border of IN, southwest of Cincinnati, OH; organized Jan 4, 1844 from Dearborn County. Name Origin: For the Ohio River, which forms the eastern border of the county

Area (sq mi):: 87.47 (land 86.72; water 0.75) Population per square mile: 67.70
Population 2005: 5,874 State rank: 92 Population change: 2000-20005 4.50%; 1990-2000 5.80% Population 2000: 5,623 (White 98.40%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.70%). Foreign born: 0.10%. Median age: 38.40
Income 2000: per capita $19,627; median household $41,348; Population below poverty level: 7.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,785-$23,175
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 27.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 66.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Ohio County, West Virginia

1500 Chapline St Rm 205
Wheeling, WV 26003
Phone: (304) 234-3656
Fax: (304) 234-3829

In northern panhandle of WV, southeast of Steubenville, OH; organized Oct 7, 1776 from Augusta County. Name Origin: For the Ohio River, which forms its western border

Area (sq mi):: 108.86 (land 106.18; water 2.68) Population per square mile: 424.90
Population 2005: 45,112 State rank: 13 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.90%; 1990-2000 -6.80% Population 2000: 47,427 (White 94.10%; Black or African American 3.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.80%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 40.60
Income 2000: per capita $17,734; median household $30,836; Population below poverty level: 15.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,132-$30,349
Unemployment (2004): 5.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 19.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Wheeling County seat (29,891)

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    Ohio County had the highest college-going rate at 71.5 percent.
    Its surface mines are Lewis Creek and Equality in Ohio County. It also operates the Kronos underground mine in Ohio County and Survant underground mine in neighboring Muhlenberg County.
    In addition, The Citizens Bank serves Ohio County in West Virginia through its Loan Production Office located in Wheeling, West Virginia.
    District Court in Wheeling, Kathleen Gramlich, 65, of Valley Grove, was charged with theft from the $5.8 million Ohio County Public Schools Federal Credit Union.
    Machines In one Ohio county require Zip disks, which became outdated in the early 2000s.
    Soil-dwelling bacteria, and not leaky gas wells, are the culprits behind methane that's seeping into groundwater in an Ohio county, Thomas Sumner reported in "Fracking not linked to contamination" (SN: 11/29/14, p.
    A similar poster was designed by the Ohio County Medical Alliance in collaboration with the Substance Abuse Coalition and the Wheeling Police Department.
    He was also ordered to stay away from the north-west Ohio county and anyone involved in the case, including Judge Basinger.
    Below: Andrew Conley, 18, is led away from the Ohio County Courthouse.
    In southeastern Indiana, it will acquire three branches in Dearborn County and one in Ohio County. The branches will begin operating under the First Financial name as soon as the sale closes.
    The new cell site, which is equipped with a permanent backup generator for times of emergency, reportedly improves voice and data coverage in East Enterprise, southern Ohio County and along State Road 56 between Markland Pike and Dutch Ridge Road, State Road 262 between Stephenson Road and Craig Hill Road and along State Road 250 between Lake Geneva Road and Truitt Road

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