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Thurston County, Washington

2000 Lakeridge Dr SW Bldg 2
Olympia, WA 98502
Phone: (360) 786-5430
Fax: (360) 753-4033
www.co.thurston.wa.us

In west-central WA at the southern end of Puget Sound, southwest of Tacoma; organized Jan 12, 1852 (prior to statehood) from Lewis County. Name Origin: For Samuel Royal Thurston (1816-54), first delegate to Congress from the Oregon territory (1849-51)

Area (sq mi):: 773.64 (land 727.02; water 46.62) Population per square mile: 314.80
Population 2005: 228,867 State rank: 8 Population change: 2000-20005 10.40%; 1990-2000 28.60% Population 2000: 207,355 (White 83.40%; Black or African American 2.40%; Hispanic or Latino 4.50%; Asian 4.40%; Other 7.60%). Foreign born: 6.10%. Median age: 36.50
Income 2000: per capita $22,415; median household $46,975; Population below poverty level: 8.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $29,250-$31,343
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 24.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Olympia County seat (43,982)
  • Lacey (32,981)
  • Tumwater (13,182)

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    Thurston County, Nebraska

    PO Box G
    Pender, NE 68047
    Phone: (402) 385-2343
    Fax: (402) 385-3544

    On the northeastern border of NE, south of Sioux City, IA; organized as Blackbird County Mar 7, 1865 from Burt County; name changed in 1889. Name Origin: For John Mellen Thurston (1847-1916), U.S. senator from NE (1895-1901), active in establishing the county. Originally named for either Chief Blackbird of the Omaha Indians, or Black Bird, for their mythological Thunder Bird

    Area (sq mi):: 396.25 (land 393.81; water 2.44) Population per square mile: 18.70
    Population 2005: 7,365 State rank: 42 Population change: 2000-20005 2.70%; 1990-2000 3.40% Population 2000: 7,171 (White 45.50%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 2.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 54.00%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 29.80
    Income 2000: per capita $10,951; median household $28,170; Population below poverty level: 25.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,567-$21,640
    Unemployment (2004): 7.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 18.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 32.20%
    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.
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    The Fox affiliate in the Seattle/Tacoma, Washington, area reported on May 19 about an incident in Thurston County, Washington, where a homeowner discovered a homeless intruder wandering onto his property, a man who proceeded to attack him.
    * the Active Design for a Healthier Thurston County program, part of Thurston County, Washington, Public Health & Social Services' efforts to increase walkability.
    Urban Solar, a company that manufactures solar power systems and LED lighting solutions for applications including transit, transportation, parking lots, pathway and general illumination applications, has received a contract to provide solar powered LED lighting systems to Intercity Transit, the public transportation provider for Thurston County, Washington State.
    For the Prosch family without Susan Suckley, see Eighth Census of the United States, 1860: Steilacoom, Pierce County, Washington; Ninth Census of the United States, 1870: Olympia, Thurston County, Washington; Tenth Census of the United States, 1880: Seattle, King County, Washington.
    Intercity Transit is a mid-size public transportation agency providing transit, vanpool, and specialized transportation services to the commuters and residents of Thurston County, Washington. The agency, which carries over 5 million rides each year, also manages the nation's only volunteer-run Amtrak station and several park and ride lots.
    The crisis, in Thurston County, Washington, has tied up 53 of the 125 health department staff.
    has announced that Black Hills Distributing has been awarded distribution rights for both Pyramid Beer and Thomas Kemper Sodas for Thurston County, Washington.
    * Meet the low-income guidelines for Thurston County, Washington.