San Juan County


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San Juan County, New Mexico

100 S Oliver Dr
Aztec, NM 87410
Phone: (505) 334-9471
Fax: (505) 334-3635
www.co.san-juan.nm.us

On the northwestern border of NM; organized Jan 24, 1887 from Rio Arriba County (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the San Juan River, which flows through the county; Spanish for Saint John (the Baptist)

Area (sq mi):: 5538.36 (land 5514.02; water 24.35) Population per square mile: 22.90
Population 2005: 126,208 State rank: 4 Population change: 2000-20005 10.90%; 1990-2000 24.20% Population 2000: 113,801 (White 46.50%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 15.00%; Asian 0.30%; Other 46.50%). Foreign born: 2.40%. Median age: 31.00
Income 2000: per capita $14,282; median household $33,762; Population below poverty level: 21.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,969-$21,124
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 23.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 6.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Farmington (42,421)

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    San Juan County, Washington

    350 Court St Rm 7
    Friday Harbor, WA 98250
    Phone: (360) 378-2163
    Fax: (360) 378-3967
    www.co.san-juan.wa.us

    Islands in northwestern WA, bounded on west and northwest by Haro Strait, on north and northeast by Georgia Strait, and on south by Juan de Fuca Strait. Organized Oct 31, 1873 (prior to statehood) from Whatcom County. Name Origin: For Saint John the Baptist, cousin and baptizer of Jesus. Some sources suggest the county may have been named for San Juan Island, for Juan Francisco de Eliza, governor of the Spanish settlement at Nootka Sound in the late 18th century, or for Juan de Fuca, supposedly a Greek navigator in Spanish service

    Area (sq mi):: 621.07 (land 174.92; water 446.15) Population per square mile: 87.30
    Population 2005: 15,274 State rank: 32 Population change: 2000-20005 8.50%; 1990-2000 40.30% Population 2000: 14,077 (White 93.70%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 2.40%; Asian 0.90%; Other 3.80%). Foreign born: 5.90%. Median age: 47.40
    Income 2000: per capita $30,603; median household $43,491; Population below poverty level: 9.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $37,620-$39,260
    Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 15.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 6.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    San Juan County, Utah

    117 S Main St
    Monticello, UT 84535
    Phone: (435) 587-3223
    Fax: (435) 587-2425
    www.sanjuancounty.org

    On the southeastern border of UT; organized Feb 17, 1880 (prior to statehood) from Kane, Iron, Sevier, and Piute counties. Name Origin: For the San Juan River, which runs through the county; Spanish 'Saint John.' The origin of th river's name is in dispute

    Area (sq mi):: 7933.09 (land 7820.18; water 112.91) Population per square mile: 1.80
    Population 2005: 14,104 State rank: 17 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.10%; 1990-2000 14.20% Population 2000: 14,413 (White 39.60%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 3.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 58.90%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 25.50
    Income 2000: per capita $10,229; median household $28,137; Population below poverty level: 31.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $12,881-$14,363
    Unemployment (2004): 10.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 21.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 20.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    San Juan County, Colorado

    PO Box 466
    Silverton, CO 81433
    Phone: (970) 387-5671
    Fax: (970) 387-5671

    In southwestern CO, north of Durango; organized 1876, from La Plata County. Name Origin: Spanish Saint John (the Baptist). Name was given by early Spanish explorers to the river, the mountain range, and then the whole region

    Area (sq mi):: 388.29 (land 387.42; water 0.86) Population per square mile: 1.50
    Population 2005: 577 State rank: 64 Population change: 2000-20005 3.40%; 1990-2000 -25.10% Population 2000: 558 (White 91.20%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 7.30%; Asian 0.20%; Other 2.70%). Foreign born: 2.50%. Median age: 43.70
    Income 2000: per capita $17,584; median household $30,764; Population below poverty level: 20.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,475-$28,461
    Unemployment (2004): 5.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -10.30% Median travel time to work: 16.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 25.00%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    References in periodicals archive ?
    Aztec, in San Juan County, is a small town in northwest New Mexico.
    Vice President Rick Hughes, San Juan County Council
    Tin Cup Mesa Unit and Squaw Canyon are both in San Juan County, Utah.
    Silverton and surrounding San Juan County were reluctant to accept a Superfund cleanup in their backyard, even though nearby mines have been belching wastewater for decades.
    A bill sponsored by Navajo Nation Council Speaker LoRenzo Bates would provide money to pay San Juan County the full cost of operating three solid waste compactor and transfer stations located on tribal land.
    Tom Eades, a 911 dispatcher with the San Juan County Sheriff's Office in Washington, says the agency received lots of calls but no reports of damage or injuries.
    According to the contract, Bisti Fuels will act as Navajo Transitional Energy Company, LLC's contract miner at Navajo Transitional Energy Company, LLC's Navajo Mine, a surface coal mine located within the Navajo Nation near Fruitland, San Juan County, New Mexico.
    A class action lawsuit was filed today (0309-15) against San Juan County that alleges CD&P (SJC Community Development & Planning) has unlawfully charged building and land use permit fees that exceed the amount the County may charge under state law.
    While another federal review of Area IV followed, opponents to the expansion of the San Juan County mine--primarily a group of environmentalists including the Sierra Club--called the resulting report "deeply flawed.
    Devin Neeley of KOB Eyewitness News 4 in New Mexico reported in April 2014 that San Juan County is already working on the solution based on his interview with Mike Stark, chief operations officer, who said, “Expanding sewer out into unincorporated parts of the county and getting folks off of septic systems would be ultimately beneficial to surface water.
    San Juan County Sheriff Rom Nou says detectives in Oregon told him Jennifer Huston may be in the San Juans or on her way there.

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