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Vermillion County, Indiana

PO Box 10
Newport, IN 47966
Phone: (765) 492-3500
Fax: (765) 492-5001

On the central western border of IN, north of Terre Haute; organized Jan 2, 1824 from Parke County. Name Origin: For the Big Vermilllion River, which runs across the northern part of the county. Shortened French literal transliteration Vermillion Jaune 'yellow red' of the Indian name Osanamon, suggesting vermilion paint, probably from the soil that colored the river.

Area (sq mi):: 259.94 (land 256.89; water 3.05) Population per square mile: 64.50
Population 2005: 16,562 State rank: 79 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.30%; 1990-2000 0.10% Population 2000: 16,788 (White 98.00%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 38.90
Income 2000: per capita $18,579; median household $34,837; Population below poverty level: 9.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,078-$25,313
Unemployment (2004): 7.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.00% Median travel time to work: 22.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 52.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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This land is either in the watershed of Mud Pine Creek (a tributary of Big Pine Creek) or in the watershed of the Vermilion River, which trends west into Illinois and then south to join the Wabash River in Vermillion County, Indiana.
11,2009 Location: Vermillion County, Indiana Lagacy and Everingham found a blood trail quickly but ended up trailing it for more than 400 yards.
Instead, Lagacy took the non-typical route, so the buck ends up officially scoring 205 5/8 inches non-typical, making it the new Vermillion County, Indiana, record for archery-killed non-typicals.
1998, drilling of a water well in glacial deposits near Newport in Vermillion County, Indiana, yielded fragments of middle-Wisconsinan aged wood at a depth of 129 ft (40 m).
Mammals of the Newport Chemical Depot, Vermillion County, Indiana. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science 107:91-104.
Winter activity of bats at a mine entrance in Vermillion County, Indiana. Am.
We studied the number of hibernating eastern pipistrelles, Perimyotis subflavus, in Copperhead "Cave," an abandoned mine in Vermillion County, Indiana, just across the fiver from Montezuma, Parke County.
A study of the effects of the Newport Army Ammunition Plant upon the benthic fauna of Little Raccoon Creek and Little Vermillion Creek (Vermillion County, Indiana).
Indiana myotis (Myotis sodalis) caught on Newport Chemical Depot, Vermillion County, Indiana used four primary and two alternate roosts, all within 6.3 km of one another, supporting the hypothesis of a fission-fusion social system.
ABSTRACT: A survey of the distribution and abundance of mammals at the Newport Chemical Depot, Vermillion County, Indiana, showed that at least 33 species of mammals from 14 families are present in the area, including the opossum, 2 shrews, 1 mole, 8 bats, 13 rodents, 6 carnivores, 1 rabbit, and the white-tailed deer.
The Newport Chemical Depot (formerly the Newport Army Ammunition Plant) in northern Vermillion County, Indiana, once produced military munitions, but the depot currently functions solely as a storage facility for VX nerve agent.
ABSTRACT: Thirty-two species of fishes are known from the Newport Chemical Depot, Vermillion County, Indiana (including its Little Raccoon Creek easement): the American brook lamprey (Petromyzontidae), gizzard shad (Clupeidae), 13 species of minnows (Cyprinidae), five species of suckers (Catostomidae), two species of catfishes (Ictaluridae), five species of darters (Percidae), 3 species of sunfish and the largemouth bass (Centrarchidae), and mottled sculpin (Cottidae).