Vernon County

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Vernon County, Missouri

100 W Cherry St
Nevada, MO 64772
Phone: (417) 448-2500
Fax: (417) 667-6035

On central western border of MO, north of Joplin; organized Feb 17, 1851 from Bates County. Name Origin: For Col. Miles Vernon (1786-1866), veteran of the Battle of New Orleans and MO legislator

Area (sq mi):: 837.04 (land 833.95; water 3.09) Population per square mile: 24.50
Population 2005: 20,441 State rank: 54 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.10%; 1990-2000 7.40% Population 2000: 20,454 (White 96.50%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 37.10
Income 2000: per capita $15,047; median household $30,021; Population below poverty level: 14.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,826-$22,475
Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 20.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 21.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Vernon County, Wisconsin

Courthouse Annex Rm 108
Viroqua, WI 54665
Phone: (608) 637-5380
Fax: (608) 637-5556

On southwestern border of WI, southwest of Madison; organized as Bad Axe County Mar 1, 1851 from Richland and Crawford counties; name changed Mar 22, 1862. Name Origin: For either Mount Vernon, first U.S. President George Washington's (1732-99) home overlooking the Potomac River in VA, or for George Vernon Weeks, a friend of the county judge. Originally for the Bad Ax River, which traverses it

Area (sq mi):: 816.41 (land 794.87; water 21.54) Population per square mile: 36.60
Population 2005: 29,055 State rank: 43 Population change: 2000-20005 3.60%; 1990-2000 9.50% Population 2000: 28,056 (White 98.40%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 39.10
Income 2000: per capita $15,859; median household $33,178; Population below poverty level: 14.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,234-$20,950
Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.40% Median travel time to work: 23.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 36.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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In cooperation with the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) and Vernon County Land Conservation Department, Partners Program Biologist Bill Peterson provided technical assistance to the Ho-Chunk Nation for in-stream and wetland floodplain habitat restoration.
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