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Ottawa County, Michigan

414 Washington St
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Phone: (616) 846-8312
Fax: (616) 846-8138
www.co.ottawa.mi.us

On the west-central coast of MI bordered on west by Lake Michigan; established Mar 2, 1831 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the Ottawa Indians, a tribe of Algonquian linguistic stock whose name is derived from adawe 'to trade.'

Area (sq mi):: 1631.97 (land 565.65; water 1066.32) Population per square mile: 451.50
Population 2005: 255,406 State rank: 8 Population change: 2000-20005 7.20%; 1990-2000 26.90% Population 2000: 238,314 (White 88.60%; Black or African American 1.00%; Hispanic or Latino 7.00%; Asian 2.10%; Other 5.40%). Foreign born: 4.90%. Median age: 32.30
Income 2000: per capita $21,676; median household $52,347; Population below poverty level: 5.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,881-$28,570
Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 19.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 37.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Holland (34,606)
  • Grand Haven County seat (10,733)

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    Ottawa County, Oklahoma

    102 E Central Ave Suite 203
    Miami, OK 74354
    Phone: (918) 542-3332
    Fax: (918) 542-8260

    On the northeastern border of OK, northeast of Tulsa; organized Nov 16, 1907 from Indian lands. Name Origin: For the Ottawa Indians, a tribe of Algonquian linguistic stock whose earliest known location was along the northern shore of Georgian Bay, Ont., Canada. The name is derived from Algonquian adawe, probably 'to trade.'

    Area (sq mi):: 484.73 (land 471.32; water 13.41) Population per square mile: 69.70
    Population 2005: 32,866 State rank: 30 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.00%; 1990-2000 8.60% Population 2000: 33,194 (White 72.90%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 3.20%; Asian 0.30%; Other 24.90%). Foreign born: 1.70%. Median age: 37.30
    Income 2000: per capita $14,478; median household $27,507; Population below poverty level: 16.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,682-$20,784
    Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.50% Median travel time to work: 21.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 28.90%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Miami County seat (13,464)

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    Ottawa County, Kansas

    307 N Concord St Suite 130
    Minneapolis, KS 67467
    Phone: (785) 392-2279
    Fax: (785) 392-2011
    www.ottawacounty.org

    In north-central KS, north of Salina; established Feb 27, 1860 (prior to statehood) from Saline County. Name Origin: For the Ottawa Indians of Algonquian linguistic stock. Tribal name derived from Kadawe 'to trade,' for their ability as intertribal traders and barterers.

    Area (sq mi):: 721.90 (land 721.11; water 0.79) Population per square mile: 8.50
    Population 2005: 6,123 State rank: 60 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.60%; 1990-2000 9.40% Population 2000: 6,163 (White 96.90%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.30%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 40.10
    Income 2000: per capita $17,663; median household $38,009; Population below poverty level: 8.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,150-$23,220
    Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 23.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 50.40%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Ottawa County, Ohio

    315 Madison St
    Port Clinton, OH 43452
    Phone: (419) 734-6710
    Fax: (419) 734-6898
    www.co.ottawa.oh.us

    On the northern coast of OH, bordered on the north by Lake Erie; organized Mar 6, 1840 from Erie, Sandusky, and Lucas counties. Name Origin: For the Ottawa Indians, a tribe of Algonquian linguistic stock. Tribal name is derived from adawe 'to trade,' for their ability as intertribal traders and barterers.

    Area (sq mi):: 585.12 (land 254.95; water 330.17) Population per square mile: 163.10
    Population 2005: 41,583 State rank: 59 Population change: 2000-20005 1.50%; 1990-2000 2.40% Population 2000: 40,985 (White 94.60%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 3.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 2.50%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 41.00
    Income 2000: per capita $21,973; median household $44,224; Population below poverty level: 5.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $29,101-$31,451
    Unemployment (2004): 8.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.40% Median travel time to work: 22.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 43.80%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    The GHACF enriches the Greater Northern Ottawa County and West Michigan region as well as provides the best possible resources to create lasting community impact.
    Miami Public Schools in Ottawa County serves about 2,500 K-12 students in seven schools.
    Six bedrock formations occur in Kent County and Ottawa County (Table 1).
    According to the Sandusky Register, lawyers for the Ottawa County, Ohio, prosecutor and for a quarry in Benton Township, Ohio, clashed over whether a judge should shut down operations at the Rocky Ridge Quarry.
    International Resource News-April 9, 2015--The Ottawa County Improvement honours Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station
    Readers of USA Today identified Magee Marsh in Ottawa County as the best birdwatching site in the country.
    This first State/Tribe partnership project requires the removal of approximately 72,000 tons of contaminated material and it will be hauled to the Ottawa County repository.
    The Associated Press reported that Ottawa County sheriff's dispatcher Colleen Thompson said two people were reportedly killed when the twister hit the community of Quapaw near Oklahoma's borders with Kansas and Missouri around 5:30 p.
    At least one other person was killed in a tornado in the town of Quapaw, in the northeast corner of neighboring Oklahoma, according to Ottawa County Sheriff's Department spokesman Derek Derwin.
    Meanwhile at least one person was killed in a tornado in a small Oklahoma town in the northeast corner of the state, according to Ottawa County Sheriff's Department spokesman Derek Derwin.
    In 1868, his family came to Ottawa County, first settling in Spring Lake Township, where the father developed a fruit farm.
    Cesium-137 Profiles in Post-settlement Alluvium, Eastern Ottawa County, Michigan: Is Alluvium a Significant Carbon Sink in Terrestrial Ecosystems?

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