Pierce County


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Pierce County, Georgia

PO Box 679
Blackshear, GA 31516
Phone: (912) 449-2022
Fax: (912) 449-2024

In southeastern GA, west of Brunswick; organized Dec 18, 1857 from Appling and Ware counties. Name Origin: For Franklin Pierce (1804-69), fourteenth U.S. president

Area (sq mi):: 343.90 (land 343.25; water 0.65) Population per square mile: 49.90
Population 2005: 17,119 State rank: 94 Population change: 2000-20005 9.50%; 1990-2000 17.30% Population 2000: 15,636 (White 85.90%; Black or African American 10.90%; Hispanic or Latino 2.30%; Asian 0.20%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 2.10%. Median age: 36.20
Income 2000: per capita $14,230; median household $29,895; Population below poverty level: 18.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,904-$21,945
Unemployment (2004): 4.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 26.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 56.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Pierce County, Wisconsin

414 W Main St PO Box 119
Ellsworth, WI 54011
Phone: (715) 273-6796
Fax: (715) 273-6861
www.co.pierce.wi.us

On central western border of WI, east of Saint Paul, MN; organized Mar 14, 1853 from Saint Croix County. Name Origin: For Franklin Pierce (1804-69), fourteenth U.S. president

Area (sq mi):: 591.59 (land 576.49; water 15.10) Population per square mile: 67.80
Population 2005: 39,102 State rank: 37 Population change: 2000-20005 6.20%; 1990-2000 12.30% Population 2000: 36,804 (White 97.50%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 32.10
Income 2000: per capita $20,172; median household $49,551; Population below poverty level: 7.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,770-$27,963
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 25.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 59.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • River Falls (13,019)

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    Pierce County, Nebraska

    111 W Court St Rm 1
    Pierce, NE 68767
    Phone: (402) 329-4225
    Fax: (402) 329-6439
    www.co.pierce.ne.us

    In northeast NE, southwest of Sioux City, IA; organized Jan 26, 1856 from Madison County. Name Origin: For Franklin Pierce (1804-69), fourteenth U.S. president

    Area (sq mi):: 575.27 (land 573.93; water 1.34) Population per square mile: 13.20
    Population 2005: 7,600 State rank: 40 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.30%; 1990-2000 0.40% Population 2000: 7,857 (White 98.20%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 37.90
    Income 2000: per capita $15,980; median household $32,239; Population below poverty level: 11.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,182-$25,181
    Unemployment (2004): 3.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 19.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 46.00%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Pierce County, North Dakota

    240 SE 2nd St PO Box 258
    Rugby, ND 58368
    Phone: (701) 776-6161
    Fax: (701) 776-5707

    In north-central ND, east of Minot; organized Mar 11, 1887 (prior to statehood) from parts of Rolette, Bottineau, and McHenry counties and all of De Smet County; annexed part of Church County in 1891. Name Origin: For Lt. Col. Gilbert Ashville Pierce (1839-1901), officer in the Civil War, governor of Dakota Territory (1884-87), and U.S. senator from ND (1889-91)

    Area (sq mi):: 1082.16 (land 1017.82; water 64.34) Population per square mile: 4.20
    Population 2005: 4,291 State rank: 28 Population change: 2000-20005 -8.20%; 1990-2000 -7.50% Population 2000: 4,675 (White 98.10%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 42.90
    Income 2000: per capita $14,055; median household $26,524; Population below poverty level: 12.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,969-$23,799
    Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 14.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.40%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Pierce County, Washington

    930 Tacoma Ave S Rm 110
    Tacoma, WA 98402
    Phone: (253) 798-3495
    Fax: (253) 798-3428
    www.co.pierce.wa.us

    In west-central WA at the southestern end of Puget Sound; original county; organized Dec 22, 1852 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Franklin Pierce (1804-69), fourteenth U.S. president

    Area (sq mi):: 1806.50 (land 1678.91; water 127.58) Population per square mile: 449.00
    Population 2005: 753,787 State rank: 2 Population change: 2000-20005 7.60%; 1990-2000 19.60% Population 2000: 700,820 (White 76.00%; Black or African American 7.00%; Hispanic or Latino 5.50%; Asian 5.10%; Other 9.50%). Foreign born: 8.10%. Median age: 34.10
    Income 2000: per capita $20,948; median household $45,204; Population below poverty level: 10.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,580-$29,989
    Unemployment (2004): 7.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 28.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 29.60%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Tacoma County seat (196,094)
  • Lakewood (58,070)
  • Puyallup (35,496)
  • University Place (30,399)
  • Bonney Lake (14,142)

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    OLYMPIA, Wash: Darnell Shobey, 31, of Tacoma, pleaded guilty in Pierce County Superior Court on Feb.
    Police in Washington have arrested a man they believe was involved in the shooting of Pierce County Sheriff's deputy, (http://www.
    The Attorney Generals Office (AGO) today announced that it filed a complaint in Thurston County Superior Court alleging campaign finance violations by the Pierce County Democratic Central Committee.
    09 billion in Pierce County in 2015, an annual increase of 3.
    The new banking office is the first in Pierce County and 22nd in the Puget Sound region in Washington.
    Helping teachers improve high school students' academic performance and career skills attainment was the motivation behind the grant-funded Pierce County Equivalency Project.
    Tacoma Regional Convention + Visitor Bureau (TRCVB), the official destination marketing organization for Tacoma + Pierce County joins Washington State industry leaders in "Tourism Matters," a public education campaign to increase awareness on the benefits and results of tourism.
    Pierce County sheriff's spokesman Ed Troyer said Maurice Clemmons, 37, was one of several people Washington state investigators wanted to talk to as a "person of interest", but he could not be called a suspect at this stage.
    TACOMA - Pierce County is slated to strike 230 names from its voter rolls this week as it wraps up a probe of voter-registration fraud.
    More than 60 organizations and agencies use the system in Pierce County and many jurisdictions in the Puget Sound area are planning on future implementation.
    Six water providers in the state's Pierce County are challenging a decision by the Tacoma-Pierce County Board of Health that orders water suppliers to add fluoride to their population's drinking water by the start of 2004.
    However, companies investing in recycling building materials are mainly in Pierce County because established concrete recycling firms were already located in King County.