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Wood County, Ohio

1 Courthouse Sq PO Box 829
Bowling Green, OH 43402
Phone: (419) 354-9280
Fax: (419) 354-9241
www.co.wood.oh.us

In west-central OH, south of Toledo; organized Feb 12, 1820 from Indian lands. Name Origin: For Capt. Eleazer Derby Wood (1783-1814), an officer in the War of 1812 and builder of Fort Meigs

Area (sq mi):: 620.54 (land 617.32; water 3.22) Population per square mile: 200.80
Population 2005: 123,929 State rank: 23 Population change: 2000-20005 2.40%; 1990-2000 6.90% Population 2000: 121,065 (White 93.30%; Black or African American 1.30%; Hispanic or Latino 3.30%; Asian 1.00%; Other 2.90%). Foreign born: 2.40%. Median age: 32.60
Income 2000: per capita $21,284; median household $44,442; Population below poverty level: 9.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,345-$29,073
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.20% Median travel time to work: 20.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 44.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Bowling Green County seat (29,454)
  • Perrysburg (16,947)

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    Wood County, West Virginia

    PO Box 1474
    Parkersburg, WV 26102
    Phone: (304) 424-1850
    Fax: (304) 424-1864
    www.woodcountywv.com

    On northwestern border of WV along the Ohio River, west of Clarksburg; organized Dec 21, 1798 from Harrison and Kanawha counties. Name Origin: For Gen. James Wood (1747-1813), Indian fighter, officer in the Revolutionary War, and governor of VA (1796-99)

    Area (sq mi):: 376.94 (land 367.29; water 9.65) Population per square mile: 237.00
    Population 2005: 87,047 State rank: 4 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.10%; 1990-2000 1.20% Population 2000: 87,986 (White 96.90%; Black or African American 1.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.50%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 39.30
    Income 2000: per capita $18,073; median household $33,285; Population below poverty level: 13.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,823-$25,942
    Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 19.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 15.80%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Parkersburg County seat (32,159)
  • Vienna (10,767)

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    Wood County, Texas

    PO Box 1796
    Quitman, TX 75783
    Phone: (903) 763-2711
    Fax: (903) 763-2902
    www.co.wood.tx.us

    In northeastern TX, east of Dallas; organized Feb 5, 1850 from Van Zandt County. Name Origin: For George Tyler Wood (1795-1856), TX legislator (1846) and governor of TX (1847-49)

    Area (sq mi):: 695.80 (land 650.22; water 45.58) Population per square mile: 62.80
    Population 2005: 40,855 State rank: 73 Population change: 2000-20005 11.20%; 1990-2000 25.10% Population 2000: 36,752 (White 86.70%; Black or African American 6.10%; Hispanic or Latino 5.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 4.60%). Foreign born: 3.80%. Median age: 43.00
    Income 2000: per capita $17,702; median household $32,885; Population below poverty level: 14.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,899-$20,804
    Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 28.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 39.90%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Wood County, Wisconsin

    PO Box 8095
    Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495
    Phone: (715) 421-8460
    Fax: (715) 421-8808
    www.co.wood.wi.us

    In central WI, southwest of Wausau; organized Mar 29, 1856 from Portage County. Name Origin: For Joseph Wood, legislator, county judge, and mayor of Grand Rapids

    Area (sq mi):: 809.46 (land 792.78; water 16.68) Population per square mile: 94.90
    Population 2005: 75,234 State rank: 22 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.40%; 1990-2000 2.60% Population 2000: 75,555 (White 95.90%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 1.60%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 2.10%. Median age: 38.00
    Income 2000: per capita $20,203; median household $41,595; Population below poverty level: 6.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,622-$30,401
    Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 17.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 14.90%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Marshfield (18,644)
  • Wisconsin Rapids County seat (17,845)

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    17 March 2014 - US oil technology company Glori Energy Inc said today that it had finalised the purchase of domestic oil and gas producer Petro-Hunt LLC's oil business in Wood County, Texas for USD40m (EUR28.
    Wood County may see some changes in tax revenue from the plant during the next 18 months, but depending on the condition of the buildings and personal property remaining on the site, the biggest reduction in tax revenue will be in tax year 2016.
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    The district-wide implementation of Lions Quest is part of a three-year partnership between Wood County Schools and Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF), the official charitable organization of Lions Clubs International that supports and develops humanitarian programs and youth programs such as Lions Quest.
    Hannah's photo at Wood County Jail is the latest in a series of celebrities' mugshots.
    This project proposes the expansion of certain mainline and lateral facilities for points of delivery along ANR's existing mainline and lateral facilities within Wisconsin and Northern Illinois, and specific areas north of ANR's existing Sandwich Compressor Station in La Salle County, IL;, delivery points including and east of ANR's Marshfield interconnection with Viking Gas Transmission Company in Wood County, WI (Marshfield); delivery points including and east and north of ANR's interconnection with Northern Natural Gas Company in Rock County, WI; and delivery points west and south of ANR's Goodman Compressor Station in Marinette County, WI.
    Tom Blaha, head of the Wood County Economic Development Commission, says eventually thousands of jobs could be created as shippers and manufacturers flock to the area.
    The Gulftex Property consists of mainly 100% working interests in Wood County adjacent to the Corporation's existing properties in the area.
    Toledo area credit unions have been fundraising to help victims of the recent tornadoes that ravaged rural communities in Wood County, Ohio, and severely damaged the offices of the $8.
    Bakery Feeds, a subsidiary of Griffin Industries, will be investing USD 4 million in the construction, according to Wood County Building Inspection Department records.