Owen County


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Owen County, Kentucky

100 N Thomas St
Owenton, KY 40359
Phone: (502) 484-3405
Fax: (502) 484-1004
www.owenton.net

In northern KY, northwest of Lexington; organized Feb 6, 1819 from Scott, Gallatin, and Franklin counties. Name Origin: For Abraham Owen (?-1811), officer killed at the Battle of Tippecanoe

Area (sq mi):: 354.16 (land 352.14; water 2.02) Population per square mile: 32.30
Population 2005: 11,374 State rank: 97 Population change: 2000-20005 7.80%; 1990-2000 16.70% Population 2000: 10,547 (White 96.60%; Black or African American 1.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 37.50
Income 2000: per capita $15,521; median household $33,310; Population below poverty level: 15.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,163-$18,804
Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 32.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 58.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Owen County, Indiana

60 S Main St County Courthouse
Spencer, IN 47460
Phone: (812) 829-5000
Fax: (812) 829-5004
www.owencounty.org

In west-central IN, northwest of Bloomington; established Dec 21, 1818 from Indian lands. Name Origin: For Col. Abraham Owen (?-1811), killed in the Battle of Tippecanoe

Area (sq mi):: 387.83 (land 385.18; water 2.65) Population per square mile: 59.30
Population 2005: 22,823 State rank: 68 Population change: 2000-20005 4.80%; 1990-2000 26.10% Population 2000: 21,786 (White 97.70%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 37.60
Income 2000: per capita $16,884; median household $36,529; Population below poverty level: 9.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,003-$21,832
Unemployment (2004): 5.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 33.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 62.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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We will draw Beaver Lake down 8 feet for a large scale fish habitat project, similar to what we did last year on Elmer Davis Lake in Owen County, said David Baker, Central Fisheries District biologist for Kentucky Fish and Wildlife.
White is a native of Spencer, Indiana and has served as chief executive officer of the Owen County Family YMCA.
John Lowder, jail commander, Owen County Sheriff's Department, Coal City, Ind.
7 percent); the shrinkage in Owen County, however, was proportionally greater at 7.
The variety of people in Owen County is part of what makes it a great place to live.
American Water Capital Corporation (American Water Capital), a subsidiary of American Water Works Company Incorporated (American Water Works) (NYSE: AWK), has closed an offering of USD26m in tax-exempt water facility revenue bonds issued by Owen County in Kentucky.
25 June 2010 - Goldman Sachs & Company was the sole underwriter of the successfully closed by American Water Capital Corp offering of USD26m (EUR21m) debt issued by Owen County in Kentucky, USA, parent American Water Works Company (NYSE:AWK) said.
Other manufacturers giving a thumbs-up in the area include Cook Urological, a Cook Medical company, and Boston Scientific, both in Spencer, reports Denise Shaw, executive director of the Owen County Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Corp.
The Owen County Antique Machinery Association Fair will be held at the Owen County Fairgrounds.
One was the publication of student-written stories based on Owen County history; the other a production of The Sound of Music.
I further pointed out that after years of lugging boulders from the creek bed to create her eight, going on nine, rock gardens, I probably had the strongest diaphragm in Sweet Owen County, if not in the entire state of Indiana.