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Rock County, Nebraska

400 State St
Bassett, NE 68714
Phone: (402) 684-3933
Fax: (402) 684-2741
www.co.rock.ne.us

In north-central NE; organized Nov 6, 1888 from Brown County. Name Origin: For the rocky soil

Area (sq mi):: 1011.85 (land 1008.46; water 3.40) Population per square mile: 1.60
Population 2005: 1,567 State rank: 80 Population change: 2000-20005 -10.80%; 1990-2000 -13.00% Population 2000: 1,756 (White 98.80%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 43.50
Income 2000: per capita $14,350; median household $25,795; Population below poverty level: 21.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,430-$24,422
Unemployment (2004): 3.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.50% Median travel time to work: 15.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 15.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Rock County, Wisconsin

51 S Main St
Janesville, WI 53545
Phone: (608) 757-5660
Fax: (608) 757-5662
www.co.rock.wi.us

On central southern border of WI, southeast of Madison; organized Dec 7, 1836 (prior to statehood) from a territorial county. Name Origin: For the Rock River, which flows through it

Area (sq mi):: 726.20 (land 720.47; water 5.73) Population per square mile: 218.70
Population 2005: 157,538 State rank: 9 Population change: 2000-20005 3.40%; 1990-2000 9.20% Population 2000: 152,307 (White 89.20%; Black or African American 4.60%; Hispanic or Latino 3.90%; Asian 0.80%; Other 3.60%). Foreign born: 3.30%. Median age: 35.90
Income 2000: per capita $20,895; median household $45,517; Population below poverty level: 7.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,174-$28,256
Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.80% Median travel time to work: 20.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 22.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Janesville County seat (61,604)
  • Beloit (35,803)

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    Rock County, Minnesota

    204 E Brown St
    Luverne, MN 56156
    Phone: (507) 283-5020
    Fax: (507) 283-5017
    www.co.rock.mn.us

    In the southwestern corner of MN; established mistakenly as Pipestone County May 23, 1857 (prior to statehood) from Nobles County; name changed Feb 20, 1862. Name Origin: For the Rock River, which runs through the county; named for the outcrop of quartzite about 3 sq. mi. in area and rising 175 ft. above this prairie region; now called "the Mound."

    Area (sq mi):: 482.84 (land 482.61; water 0.23) Population per square mile: 19.70
    Population 2005: 9,520 State rank: 72 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.10%; 1990-2000 -0.90% Population 2000: 9,721 (White 96.70%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.30%; Asian 0.60%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 39.90
    Income 2000: per capita $17,411; median household $38,102; Population below poverty level: 8.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,574-$26,735
    Unemployment (2004): 3.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 19.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 31.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Counties USA: A Directory of United States Counties, 3rd Edition. © 2006 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
    References in periodicals archive ?
    Her recognitions include: Janesville Gazette's "50 Who Matter", 2005; Forward Janesville's "Athena" award recipient, 2006; Craig High School Graduates' Honor Wall of Fame, 2006; YWCA of Rock County's Woman of Distinction Award recipient, 2007; Forward Janesville's Lifetime Achievement Award recipient 2017; Rock County Historical Society Phoenix Award, 2017.
    The man told Rock County Police, "Cow sedatives had gone missing from the barn in January 2018 and I began experiencing odd symptoms," which aroused his suspicions.
    Jay Cooke State Park has no working toilets or sinks due to a water main break, and Blue Mounds State Park in Rock County has been without potable water for three years due to groundwater contamination.
    The Minnesota Department of Transportation coordinated with the Rock County Highway Department to build their first on County Route 55 over Minnesota Southern Railway tracks in Rock County, MN, in 2013.
    If you reside in Rock County or the Northern Illinois area, give them a call for window coverings.
    Fargo C4 10pm COMEDY The second series of the movie spin-off continues in snowy but violent Rock County. A couple of murderers try to conceal their crime and Dodd Gerhardt (Jeff Donovan, left) ponders an offer.
    The second series continues in snowy, violent Rock County. A couple of murderers try to conceal their crime and the Gerhardts ponder an unexpected offer.
    NeW MONDAY, CHANNEL 4, 10PM Fargo The second series continues in violent Rock County. Two murderers try to conceal their crime and the Gerhardts ponder a surprise offer.
    These additional funds combined with funding enacted in FY2014 will bring the total construction funding to $8.4 million and will be used to provide service to a population of 4,000 by 1) completing one mile of a 30-inch PVC treated water pipeline; 2) completing a 10-inch Service Line to Rock County Rural Water District, MN; 3) constructing a meter building and booster pumps for Rock Rapids/Rock County RWD connection; and 4) continuing construction of a transmission pipeline to connect to the future Rock County Reservoir and then the city of Luverne, MN.
    This project proposes the expansion of certain mainline and lateral facilities for points of delivery along ANR's existing mainline and lateral facilities within Wisconsin and Northern Illinois, and specific areas north of ANR's existing Sandwich Compressor Station in La Salle County, IL;, delivery points including and east of ANR's Marshfield interconnection with Viking Gas Transmission Company in Wood County, WI (Marshfield); delivery points including and east and north of ANR's interconnection with Northern Natural Gas Company in Rock County, WI; and delivery points west and south of ANR's Goodman Compressor Station in Marinette County, WI.
    This Prairie Rose Wind Farm is reportedly located in Rock County in southwestern Minnesota and will consist of 119 1.68-megawatt GE turbines.