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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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    References in periodicals archive ?
    A Wood County court commissioner recently admitted to allegations of judicial misconduct.
    A Wood County, Wisconsin, couple was arrested and awaiting charges in connection with the death of their newborn child.
    US-based oilfield investor and operator Viper Capital Partners LLC has acquired drilling rights to 1923 acres of the prolific Hendershot-Ogden Berea Sand Oilfield in Wood County, West Virginia, the company said.
    MHS remains the leading provider in Washington County with a 70% market share and continues to expand its presence in Wood County, where it has grown its market share to 25% in 2016 from 17% in 2013.
    The Blade of Toledo reports (http://bit.ly/1XgS0FC) the Wood County college said enrollment is now less than 12,000.
    Staples was honored to serve in the U.S Navy for almost 30 years, including tours as Supply Officer, USS Wood County and as commanding officer of four Naval Reserve units.
    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 (EUR28.8m).
    The $80,000 settlement, approved by a Wood County judge, represents forfeitures, court costs and surcharges for 16 violations of the company's air-pollution control construction permit and air pollution control laws, Van Hollen said.
    'Custar fits very well into our F&M footprint, expanding our presence in Wood County and meeting the needs of the markets in our existing communities.
    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.
    In June, the Public Health Accreditation Board announced that it had awarded five-year accreditation to Polk County Health Department in Balsam Lake, Wis.; Summit County Combined General Health District in Stow, Ohio; and Wood County Health Department in Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.