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Powell County, Montana

409 Missouri Ave
Deer Lodge, MT 59722
Phone: (406) 846-3680
Fax: (406) 846-2784
www.powellcountymontana.com

In west-central MT, west of Helena; organized Jan 31, 1901 from Deer Lodge County. Name Origin: For John Wesley Powell (1834-1902), geologist and explorer of the Grand Canyon (1870), director of the U.S. Geological Survey, and first head of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

Area (sq mi):: 2332.68 (land 2325.94; water 6.74) Population per square mile: 3.00
Population 2005: 6,999 State rank: 29 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.50%; 1990-2000 8.50% Population 2000: 7,180 (White 91.50%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.90%; Asian 0.40%; Other 6.50%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 39.70
Income 2000: per capita $13,816; median household $30,625; Population below poverty level: 12.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,613-$18,746
Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 22.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 21.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Powell County, Kentucky

PO Box 548
Stanton, KY 40380
Phone: (606) 663-6444
Fax: (606) 663-6406

In east-central KY, southeast of Lexington; organized Jan 7, 1852 from Montgomery, Clark, and Estill counties. Name Origin: For Lazarus Whitehead Powell (1812-67), governor of KY (1851-55), U.S. commissioner to UT (1858), and U.S. senator from KY (1859-65)

Area (sq mi):: 180.20 (land 180.14; water 0.07) Population per square mile: 76.00
Population 2005: 13,687 State rank: 83 Population change: 2000-20005 3.40%; 1990-2000 13.30% Population 2000: 13,237 (White 98.00%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.80%). Foreign born: 0.20%. Median age: 34.80
Income 2000: per capita $13,060; median household $25,515; Population below poverty level: 23.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,353-$18,627
Unemployment (2004): 8.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.50% Median travel time to work: 28.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 50.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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