Portage County

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Portage County, Ohio

449 S Meridian St
Ravenna, OH 44266
Phone: (330) 297-3600
Fax: (330) 297-3610

In northeastern OH, east of Akron; organized Jun 7, 1807 from Trumbull and Jackson counties. Name Origin: For the portage of canoes or other craft between the Cuyahoga and Manhoning rivers

Area (sq mi):: 507.11 (land 492.39; water 14.72) Population per square mile: 316.10
Population 2005: 155,631 State rank: 16 Population change: 2000-20005 2.30%; 1990-2000 6.60% Population 2000: 152,061 (White 93.90%; Black or African American 3.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.80%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 34.40
Income 2000: per capita $20,428; median household $44,347; Population below poverty level: 9.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,245-$27,735
Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.70% Median travel time to work: 25.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 49.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Kent (27,601)
  • Aurora (14,357)
  • Streetsboro (13,900)
  • Ravenna County seat (11,503)

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    Portage County, Wisconsin

    1516 Church St
    Stevens Point, WI 54481
    Phone: (715) 346-1351
    Fax: (715) 346-1486

    In east-central WI, northwest of Lake Winnebago; organized Dec 7, 1836 (prior to statehood) from territorial county in the area now occupied by much of Columbia County, expanded northward in 1841 (into territory from Crawford County); Columbia County detached in 1846. Name Origin: For the portage of canoes or other craft between the Fox and Wisconsin rivers

    Area (sq mi):: 822.76 (land 806.31; water 16.45) Population per square mile: 83.80
    Population 2005: 67,585 State rank: 23 Population change: 2000-20005 0.60%; 1990-2000 9.40% Population 2000: 67,182 (White 94.90%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 2.20%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 2.20%. Median age: 33.00
    Income 2000: per capita $19,854; median household $43,487; Population below poverty level: 9.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,837-$27,464
    Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 18.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 19.00%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Stevens Point County seat (24,283)
  • Plover (11,155)

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    The Portage County Circuit Court affirmed the DHA decision, and Lamar appeals.
    Portage County Highway Commissioner Nathan Check said the bridge improvement program includes money for an $850,000project to rework a bridge over the Plover River in the county.
    Sankey will be responsible for business banking development in the greater Portage County area including commercial lending and deposit growth for business customers.
    Although the 45-pointer had died near a Portage County railroad track in late 1940, the mount had remained obscure for four decades.
    Partners include the University of Wisconsin Department of Population Health Sciences and Department of Nutritional Sciences, Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Wisconsin Partnership for Activity and Nutrition, Waupaca County Nutrition and Activity Coalition and Portage County Can Coalition.
    Conveniently situated near interstate highways, the building is located at 4658 Crystal Parkway, on the border of Tallmadge and Kent, Ohio in Portage County.
    The new cell site in Portage county reportedly improves coverage in the North to Dominion Drive; South to Meloy Road; West to Pearl Street and East to Cox Avenue.
    She is currently a member of the Portage County Long Term Care Advisory Board and previously served as chairperson of the Portage County Community Coalition for End of Life Care and the president of the Wisconsin Nurses Association.
    I have gotten into restoring horse-drawn implements for the Portage County (Wis.) Historical Society (nine last year) and I can't wait to get at it when the snow melts in the spring.
    Ford, who is also a suspect in two more bank robberies in the area, is being held in Portage County Jail.
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