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Osceola County, Florida

2 Courthouse Sq
Kissimmee, FL 34741
Phone: (407) 343-3500
Fax: (407) 343-3699
www.osceola.org

In east-central FL, west of Melbourne; organized May 12, 1887 from Brevard and Orange counties. Name Origin: For Osceola (c. 1804-38), Seminole leader during the early years of the Second Seminole War (1835-42). Name is from Creek asi-yahola 'black drink cry,' and refers to a ceremonial drink made from leaves of the yaupon bush (Ilex vomitoria).

Area (sq mi):: 1506.35 (land 1321.90; water 184.45) Population per square mile: 175.20
Population 2005: 231,578 State rank: 22 Population change: 2000-20005 34.30%; 1990-2000 60.10% Population 2000: 172,493 (White 59.60%; Black or African American 7.40%; Hispanic or Latino 29.40%; Asian 2.20%; Other 13.30%). Foreign born: 14.00%. Median age: 34.60
Income 2000: per capita $17,022; median household $38,214; Population below poverty level: 11.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,112-$20,400
Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 28.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 50.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Kissimmee County seat (56,153)
  • Saint Cloud (22,385)

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    Osceola County, Michigan

    301 W Upton Ave
    Reed City, MI 49677
    Phone: (231) 832-3261
    Fax: (231) 832-6149
    www.osceola-county.org

    In central MI, south of Cadillac; established as Unwattin County Apr 1, 1840; name changed Mar 8, 1843. Name Origin: For the Seminole chief (c. 1804-38) who led the second Seminole War against the U.S

    Area (sq mi):: 573.10 (land 565.98; water 7.12) Population per square mile: 42.00
    Population 2005: 23,750 State rank: 62 Population change: 2000-20005 2.40%; 1990-2000 15.10% Population 2000: 23,197 (White 96.80%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 37.60
    Income 2000: per capita $15,632; median household $34,102; Population below poverty level: 12.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,446-$20,947
    Unemployment (2004): 8.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 23.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 39.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Osceola County, Iowa

    300 7th St
    Sibley, IA 51249
    Phone: (712) 754-2241
    Fax: (712) 754-3743
    www.osceolacountyia.com

    On the northwestern border of IA; established Jan 15, 1851 from Woodbury County. Name Origin: For Osceola (c. 1804-38), Seminole leader during the early years of the Second Seminole War (1835-37). Name, also spelled Ashi Vaholo Yahola, means 'black drink hallower.'

    Area (sq mi):: 399.48 (land 398.77; water 0.71) Population per square mile: 16.80
    Population 2005: 6,694 State rank: 94 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.40%; 1990-2000 -3.60% Population 2000: 7,003 (White 97.30%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 39.70
    Income 2000: per capita $16,463; median household $34,274; Population below poverty level: 7.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,784-$22,448
    Unemployment (2004): 4.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 15.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 32.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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