Tazewell County

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Tazewell County, Illinois

11 S 4th St
Pekin, IL 61554
Phone: (309) 477-2264
Fax: (309) 477-2244

In central IL, south of Peoria; organized Jan 31, 1827 from Fayette County. Name Origin: For Littleton Waller Tazewell (1774-1860), VA legislator, U.S. senator (1824-32), and governor (1834-36)

Area (sq mi):: 657.89 (land 648.86; water 9.03) Population per square mile: 200.30
Population 2005: 129,999 State rank: 15 Population change: 2000-20005 1.20%; 1990-2000 3.90% Population 2000: 128,485 (White 96.70%; Black or African American 0.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.50%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 38.10
Income 2000: per capita $21,511; median household $45,250; Population below poverty level: 6.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,246-$29,584
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 20.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 44.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Pekin County seat (33,286)
  • East Peoria (22,502)
  • Morton (15,599)
  • Washington (12,394)

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    Tazewell County, Virginia

    PO Box 968
    Tazewell, VA 24651
    Phone: (276) 988-1222
    Fax: (276) 988-7501

    On the southwestern border of VA, northeast of Bristol, TN; organized 1800 from Russell and Wythe counties. Name Origin: For Henry Tazewell (1753-99), VA legislator, chief justice (1785-93), and U.S. senator (1794-99)

    Area (sq mi):: 519.89 (land 519.74; water 0.15) Population per square mile: 86.20
    Population 2005: 44,795 State rank: 37 Population change: 2000-20005 0.40%; 1990-2000 -3.00% Population 2000: 44,598 (White 95.80%; Black or African American 2.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.60%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 40.70
    Income 2000: per capita $15,282; median household $27,304; Population below poverty level: 15.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,326-$22,353
    Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 26.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 31.90%
    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.
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    Lawrence and his wife, Jami, work a 26-acre farm outside of Delavan, about 30 miles south of Peoria, in Tazewell County. For the past several years, they've been growing organic peppers, tomatoes and a variety of other specialty crops.
    Like a growing number of police agencies throughout the country, the sheriffs office in Tazewell County relied on a drone to quickly take photographs of the scene from on high to help investigators reconstruct the crash.
    Dalal, Hematology/Oncology, AMITA Health Center Cancer Institute, Chicago, Illinois; Robert Middleberg, NMS Laboratories, Willow Grove, Pennsylvania; Renee Funk, National Center for Environmental Health, CDC; Nirav Shah, Donald Kauerauf, Molly Lamb, Stacey Hoferka, Megan Patel, Alexandra Barger, Lori Saathoff, Dawn Nims, Illinois Department of Public Health; Kathryn Endress, Meredith Littell, Peoria City/County Health Department, Illinois; Tazewell County Health Department, Tremont, Illinois; UnityPoint Health, Peoria and Pekin, Illinois; OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria, Illinois; City of Chicago Department of Public Health, Illinois; Cook County Department of Public Health, Forest Park, Illinois.
    Reports stated that after that run-in, FBI coordinated with the Illinois State Police and Tazewell County authorities to revoke his gun license. Reinking voluntarily gave up four of his weapons to the authorities.
    Rounding out the top five were Tazewell County, Illinois (near Peoria), and Butler County, Ohio (near Cincinnati).
    Rex finally would have some time to gun hunt his Tazewell County spot after all.
    In 1999 a population of Chrosomus was discovered in Mudlick Creek in Tazewell County, Virginia, a tributary to the Clinch River.
    "We have reports of homes being flattened, roofs being torn off," Sara Sparkman, a spokeswoman for the health department of Tazewell County, Illinois, where Washington is located, said in a telephone interview.
    His desire became reality last July, when Elmer Grebner, Germantown, Ill., brought his team of Belgium draft horses to the Tazewell County event (held at the Vernon Koch farm near Tremont) and harnessed them to the Hayes planter.
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