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Scott County, Missouri

131 S Winchester St
Benton, MO 63736
Phone: (573) 545-3549
Fax: (573) 545-3540

On the southeastern border of MO, south of Cape Girardeau; established Dec 28,1821 from New Madrid County. Name Origin: For John Scott (1785-1861), lawyer and U.S. representative from MO (1821-27)

Area (sq mi):: 426.04 (land 421.01; water 5.03) Population per square mile: 97.70
Population 2005: 41,143 State rank: 26 Population change: 2000-20005 1.80%; 1990-2000 2.70% Population 2000: 40,422 (White 87.10%; Black or African American 10.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 36.00
Income 2000: per capita $15,620; median household $31,352; Population below poverty level: 16.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,906-$24,083
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 19.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 37.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Sikeston (17,057)

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    Scott County, Iowa

    416 W 4th St
    Davenport, IA 52801
    Phone: (563) 326-8647
    Fax: (563) 326-8298
    www.co.scott.ia.us

    On central eastern border of IA; established Dec 21, 1837 (prior to statehood) from Wisconsin Territory. Name Origin: For Gen. Winfield Scott (1786-1866), officer in the War of 1812 and the Mexican-American War; general in chief of the U.S. Army (1841-61)

    Area (sq mi):: 468.17 (land 457.93; water 10.24) Population per square mile: 351.60
    Population 2005: 160,998 State rank: 3 Population change: 2000-20005 1.50%; 1990-2000 5.10% Population 2000: 158,668 (White 86.60%; Black or African American 6.10%; Hispanic or Latino 4.10%; Asian 1.60%; Other 3.70%). Foreign born: 3.10%. Median age: 35.40
    Income 2000: per capita $21,310; median household $42,701; Population below poverty level: 10.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,158-$30,924
    Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.80% Median travel time to work: 18.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 23.50%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Davenport County seat (98,355)
  • Bettendorf (31,615)

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    Scott County, Mississippi

    PO Box 630
    Forest, MS 39074
    Phone: (601) 469-1922
    Fax: (601) 469-5180

    In central MS, east of Jackson; organized Dec 23, 1833 from Choctaw cession in 1832. Name Origin: For Abram M. Scott (?-1833), governor of MS (1832-33)

    Area (sq mi):: 610.38 (land 609.08; water 1.30) Population per square mile: 47.20
    Population 2005: 28,739 State rank: 32 Population change: 2000-20005 1.10%; 1990-2000 17.80% Population 2000: 28,423 (White 54.70%; Black or African American 38.90%; Hispanic or Latino 5.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 3.70%). Foreign born: 4.20%. Median age: 33.80
    Income 2000: per capita $14,013; median household $26,686; Population below poverty level: 20.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,126-$20,225
    Unemployment (2004): 5.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 27.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 28.70%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Scott County, Virginia

    112 Water St Suite 1
    Gate City, VA 24251
    Phone: (276) 386-6521
    Fax: (276) 386-9198
    www.scottcountyva.com

    In southwest VA, north of Kingsport, TN; organized 1814 from Lee, Russell, and Washington counties. Name Origin: For Gen. Winfield Scott (1786-1866), VA officer during the War of 1812 and the Mexican War; general in chief of the U.S. Army (1841-61) and commander of the Union armies at the beginning of the Civil War

    Area (sq mi):: 538.63 (land 536.58; water 2.05) Population per square mile: 42.80
    Population 2005: 22,962 State rank: 71 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.90%; 1990-2000 0.90% Population 2000: 23,403 (White 98.20%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.70%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 41.40
    Income 2000: per capita $15,073; median household $27,339; Population below poverty level: 16.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,857-$20,279
    Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 30.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 60.50%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Scott County, Kentucky

    101 E Main St
    Georgetown, KY 40324
    Phone: (502) 863-7850
    Fax: (502) 863-7852
    www.scottky.com

    In north-central KY, north of Lexington; organized Jun 22, 1792 from Woodford County. Name Origin: For Gen. Charles Scott (1739-1813), career soldier and governor of KY (1808-12)

    Area (sq mi):: 285.30 (land 284.72; water 0.57) Population per square mile: 138.30
    Population 2005: 39,380 State rank: 25 Population change: 2000-20005 19.10%; 1990-2000 38.50% Population 2000: 33,061 (White 91.20%; Black or African American 5.40%; Hispanic or Latino 1.60%; Asian 0.50%; Other 2.20%). Foreign born: 1.90%. Median age: 32.40
    Income 2000: per capita $21,490; median household $47,081; Population below poverty level: 8.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $29,322-$28,651
    Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 21.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 38.60%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Georgetown County seat (19,732)

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    Scott County, Tennessee

    283 Court St
    Huntsville, TN 37756
    Phone: (423) 663-2588
    Fax: (423) 663-3969
    www.scottcounty.com

    On the central northern border of TN, northwest of Oak Ridge; established Dec 17, 1839 from Fentriss, Morgan, Anderson, and Campbell counties. Name Origin: For Winfield Scott (1786-1866), general in chief of the U.S. Army (1841) and commander of the Union armies at the beginning of the Civil War

    Area (sq mi):: 533.22 (land 532.09; water 1.13) Population per square mile: 41.10
    Population 2005: 21,868 State rank: 61 Population change: 2000-20005 3.50%; 1990-2000 15.10% Population 2000: 21,127 (White 98.10%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 34.70
    Income 2000: per capita $12,927; median household $24,093; Population below poverty level: 20.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,805-$17,456
    Unemployment (2004): 7.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 27.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 20.00%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Scott County, Kansas

    303 Court St
    Scott City, KS 67871
    Phone: (620) 872-2420
    Fax: (620) 872-7145
    www.scott.kansasgov.com

    In western KS, north of Garden City; organized Mar 20, 1873 from Finney County. Name Origin: For Gen. Winfield Scott (1786-1866), officer in the War of 1812 and the Mexican-American War, general in chief of the U.S. Army (1841-61) and commander of the Union armies at the beginning of the Civil War

    Area (sq mi):: 717.64 (land 717.52; water 0.12) Population per square mile: 6.40
    Population 2005: 4,600 State rank: 72 Population change: 2000-20005 -10.20%; 1990-2000 -3.20% Population 2000: 5,120 (White 92.70%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 6.30%; Asian 0.10%; Other 4.30%). Foreign born: 2.60%. Median age: 39.20
    Income 2000: per capita $20,443; median household $40,534; Population below poverty level: 5.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,062-$29,037
    Unemployment (2004): 3.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 14.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.10%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Scott County, Indiana

    1 E McClain Ave Suite 120
    Scottsburg, IN 47170
    Phone: (812) 752-4769
    Fax: (812) 752-5459
    www.greatscottindiana.org

    On the southeastern border of IN, north of Louisville, KY; organized Jan 12, 1820 from Clark and Jackson counties. Name Origin: For Gen. Charles Scott (1739-1813), an officer in the Revolutionary War; governor of KY (1808-12)

    Area (sq mi):: 192.73 (land 190.39; water 2.34) Population per square mile: 125.10
    Population 2005: 23,820 State rank: 65 Population change: 2000-20005 3.70%; 1990-2000 9.40% Population 2000: 22,960 (White 98.20%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 35.10
    Income 2000: per capita $16,065; median household $34,656; Population below poverty level: 13.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,515-$22,145
    Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 25.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 42.90%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Scott County, Minnesota

    200 4th Ave W
    Shakopee, MN 55379
    Phone: (952) 445-7750
    Fax: (952) 496-8257
    www.co.scott.mn.us

    In south-central MN, south of Minneapolis; established Mar 5, 1853 (prior to statehood) from Dakota County. Name Origin: For Gen. Winfield Scott (1786-1866), officer in the War of 1812 and the Mexican-American War; general in chief of the U.S. Army (1841-61) and commander of the Union armies at the beginning of the Civil War

    Area (sq mi):: 368.56 (land 356.68; water 11.88) Population per square mile: 335.90
    Population 2005: 119,825 State rank: 9 Population change: 2000-20005 33.90%; 1990-2000 54.70% Population 2000: 89,498 (White 92.40%; Black or African American 0.90%; Hispanic or Latino 2.70%; Asian 2.20%; Other 3.20%). Foreign born: 4.00%. Median age: 32.70
    Income 2000: per capita $26,418; median household $66,612; Population below poverty level: 3.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $33,713-$32,870
    Unemployment (2004): 3.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 24.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 64.90%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Shakopee County seat (29,321)
  • Savage (25,714)
  • Prior Lake (21,286)

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    Scott County, Arkansas

    190 W 1st St Box 10
    Waldron, AR 72958
    Phone: (479) 637-2642
    Fax: (479) 637-0124

    On central-western border of AR; organized Nov 5, 1833 (prior to statehood) from Crawford and Pope counties. Name Origin: For Andrew Scott, superior court justice for the Arkansas Territory (1819-21)

    Area (sq mi):: 898.09 (land 893.88; water 4.21) Population per square mile: 12.50
    Population 2005: 11,150 State rank: 62 Population change: 2000-20005 1.40%; 1990-2000 7.80% Population 2000: 10,996 (White 90.50%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 5.70%; Asian 1.00%; Other 5.30%). Foreign born: 3.50%. Median age: 37.30
    Income 2000: per capita $13,609; median household $26,412; Population below poverty level: 18.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,364-$18,834
    Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.70% Median travel time to work: 23.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.80%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Scott County, Illinois

    County Courthouse 35 E Market St
    Winchester, IL 62694
    Phone: (217) 742-3178

    In west-central IL, southwest of Springfield; organized Feb 16, 1839 from Morgan County. Name Origin: For the county in KY

    Area (sq mi):: 252.77 (land 250.92; water 1.85) Population per square mile: 21.60
    Population 2005: 5,412 State rank: 99 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.30%; 1990-2000 -1.90% Population 2000: 5,537 (White 99.30%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.20%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.30%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 38.80
    Income 2000: per capita $16,998; median household $36,566; Population below poverty level: 9.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,454-$20,583
    Unemployment (2004): 7.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.70% Median travel time to work: 24.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 61.00%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    On May 30, 2019, Williams and Roth turned themselves in to Scott County authorities in response to the outstanding warrants.
    Now the chief executive officer and president of the Mississippi Hospital Association, the Scott County native's first job in the industry was as an orderly at Meridian's Rush Hospital.
    The Skakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community in Scott County, Minnesota donated $200,000 to NWIC in support of the fourth phase of its expansion.
    1846: William Frederick Cody - Buffalo Bill - American army scout and showman, was born in Scott County, Iowa.
    A Scott County jury awarded nearly $870,000 to the family of a man who died after suffering a year of complications from prostate surgery at a Sikeston hospital.
    He is being held at the Scott County Juvenile Detention Center, according to the Quad-City Times.
    The 65-mile Spire STL Pipeline will interconnect with the existing Rockies Express Pipeline in Scott County, Illinois and run through Scott, Greene and Jersey counties in Illinois and St.
    Before 2015, there were no facilities offering care for HIV or hepatitis C in rural Scott County, Ind.
    Of that total, Hennepin County will pay 76 percent of the cost, Dakota County will chip in 19 percent and Scott County 5 percent, Lallak said.<br />Dr.
    According to Scott County Coroner Scott Amick, Boyd was suffering from several medical conditions at the time of his death, including heart failure, kidney failure and liver problems.
    Scott County Coroner Scott Amick says Boyd died around 6 p.m.
    According to Scott County Coroner, the singer was found unresponsive by his mother and was pronounced dead by Emergency Services.