Spencer County


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Spencer County, Indiana

PO Box 12
Rockport, IN 47635
Phone: (812) 649-6027
Fax: (812) 649-6030
www.spencerco.org

On the southwestern border of IN, east of Evansville; organized Jan 10, 1818 from Warrick County. Name Origin: For Captain Spier (Spear?) Spencer (?-1811), a KY officer killed at the Battle of Tippecanoe

Area (sq mi):: 401.23 (land 398.69; water 2.55) Population per square mile: 51.50
Population 2005: 20,528 State rank: 72 Population change: 2000-20005 0.70%; 1990-2000 4.60% Population 2000: 20,391 (White 97.10%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 1.50%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 37.30
Income 2000: per capita $18,000; median household $42,451; Population below poverty level: 6.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,947-$25,356
Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 28.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 53.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Spencer County, Kentucky

2 W Main St
Taylorsville, KY 40071
Phone: (502) 477-3215
Fax: (502) 477-3216
www.spencercountyky.gov

In northwestern KY, southeast of Louisville; organized Jan 7, 1824 from Nelson, Shelby, and Bullitt counties. Name Origin: For Capt. Spier (Spear) Spencer (?-1811), KY officer killed at the Battle of Tippecanoe

Area (sq mi):: 191.80 (land 185.90; water 5.89) Population per square mile: 84.20
Population 2005: 15,651 State rank: 74 Population change: 2000-20005 33.00%; 1990-2000 73.00% Population 2000: 11,766 (White 96.70%; Black or African American 1.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 35.10
Income 2000: per capita $19,848; median household $47,042; Population below poverty level: 8.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,033-$21,130
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.00% Median travel time to work: 32.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 77.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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In October 2009, Paul and Sheridan Monroe were on their Spencer County farm southeast of Louisville, Kentucky, with their 10-year-old son, Cody, and their daughter, Michaella, who was 14 at the time, participating in the state's special two-day "Youth-only" deer hunt.
Deborah Steinkamp, director at the Spencer County Solid Waste Management District in Chrisney, IN, says that her district has been using the mini trash cans in conjunction with its Business Recycling Programs since 1995.
Koch remains committed to the local area, hiring some 1,700 seasonal employees from Southern Indiana and next on his agenda is working to build attendance at another local attraction--Lincoln's boyhood home in Spencer County, the first national park in Indiana.
In another Hoosier state merger, members of the Gibson County Co-op, the Dubois County Co-op in Huntingburg, the Warrick County Co-op in Chrisney and the Spencer County Co-op voted to approve a merger to gain greater buying power.
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Rice also takes the title of regional manager for Landmark Community Newspapers, overseeing operations of the company's printing plant in Tell City as well as two other Indiana non-dailies, the Spencer County Journal-Democrat and Mount Vernon Democrat.