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Vigo County, Indiana

PO Box 8449
Terre Haute, IN 47808
Phone: (812) 462-3211
Fax: (812) 232-2921

On the central western border of IN, northwest of Bloomington; organized Jan 21, 1818 from Indian lands. Name Origin: For Giuseppe Maria Francesco Vigo (1747-1836), also known as Col. Francis Vigo, a Mondovian-born fur trader who furnished funds and assistance to Revolutionary soldier George Rogers Clark (1752-1818)

Area (sq mi):: 410.47 (land 403.29; water 7.17) Population per square mile: 254.40
Population 2005: 102,592 State rank: 16 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.10%; 1990-2000 -0.20% Population 2000: 105,848 (White 89.90%; Black or African American 6.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 1.20%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 34.90
Income 2000: per capita $17,620; median household $33,184; Population below poverty level: 14.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,364-$24,772
Unemployment (2004): 7.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 18.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 10.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Terre Haute County seat (57,224)

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    Peromyscus maniculatus bairdi and Peromyscus leucopus in Vigo County, Indiana. Journal of Mammalogy 47:473-486.
    Terre Haute in Vigo County, Indiana, has a long history of industry and high traffic volumes while also being characterized by older housing stock, with 40% of the homes built before 1950 (U.S.
    Also, another name for Taylorsville in Vigo County, Indiana. [Wikipedia]
    Regionally, we expected that prey eaten by the guild of bats in southern Illinois and in Vigo County, Indiana, would be similar.
    A study was conducted to analyze the impact of the Reading Recovery Program on first grade students in Vigo County, Indiana. The program was implemented in Vigo County just last school year (2000-01).
    cinereus Kerr) in Vigo County, Indiana. PhD dissert., Indiana State Univ., Terra Haute, Indiana.
    Dave's Pond, 1 1/4 miles NE of Sandcut in northeastern Vigo County, Indiana, is compared to "Sand Hill", now part of Deming Park on the eastern edge of Terre Haute, Indiana, which was a favored collecting site of the naturalist W.
    Food of Mus musculus, Peromyscus maniculatus bairdi, and Peromyscus leucopus in Vigo County, Indiana. J.
    Also, 26 samples were collected over the seasons from 2 different yr from a church in Vigo County, Indiana. All samples were from active big brown bat maternity colonies in attics of old buildings.
    Results of a short-term BioBlitz of the aquatic and terrestrial habitats of Otter Creek, Vigo County, Indiana. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science 115(2):82-88.
    Sixty-five species of fish are known from the lower Prairie Creek drainage of Vigo County, Indiana; 51 of them had been reported prior to the present study.
    Food of Mus musculus, Peromyscus maniculatus bairdi and Peromyscus leucopus in Vigo County, Indiana. Journal of Mammalogy 47:473-486.