Worth County


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Worth County, Missouri

PO Box 450
Grant City, MO 64456
Phone: (660) 564-2219
Fax: (660) 564-2432

On the northwestern border of MO, northeast of Saint Joseph; organized Feb 8, 1861 from Gentry County. Name Origin: For Gen. William Jenkins Worth (1794-1849), officer in the War of 1812, Seminole War, and the Mexican-American War; cited by Congress for bravery

Area (sq mi):: 266.75 (land 266.52; water 0.23) Population per square mile: 8.20
Population 2005: 2,174 State rank: 115 Population change: 2000-20005 -8.70%; 1990-2000 -2.40% Population 2000: 2,382 (White 98.70%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.30%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.70%). Foreign born: 0.20%. Median age: 41.90
Income 2000: per capita $14,367; median household $27,471; Population below poverty level: 14.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,522-$19,559
Unemployment (2004): 4.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.60% Median travel time to work: 24.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 38.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Worth County, Iowa

1000 Central Ave
Northwood, IA 50459
Phone: (641) 324-2840
Fax: (641) 324-2360
www.worthcounty.org

On the central northern border of IA, north of Mason City; established Jan 15, 1851 from Mitchell County. Name Origin: For Gen. William Jenkins Worth (1794-1849), officer in the War of 1812, Seminole War, and Mexican-American War; cited by Congress for bravery

Area (sq mi):: 401.71 (land 400.00; water 1.71) Population per square mile: 19.40
Population 2005: 7,768 State rank: 91 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.80%; 1990-2000 -1.00% Population 2000: 7,909 (White 97.30%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.60%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 40.70
Income 2000: per capita $16,952; median household $36,444; Population below poverty level: 8.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,848-$21,463
Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 20.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 54.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Worth County, Georgia

201 N Main St Rm 30
Sylvester, GA 31791
Phone: (229) 776-8200
Fax: (229) 776-8232
www.worthcounty.com

In southwest-central GA, east of Albany; organized Dec 20, 1853 from Dooly and Irwin counties. Name Origin: For William Jenkins Worth (1794-1849), general during the Mexican War, cited by Congress for bravery

Area (sq mi):: 574.58 (land 569.73; water 4.86) Population per square mile: 38.60
Population 2005: 21,996 State rank: 80 Population change: 2000-20005 0.10%; 1990-2000 11.30% Population 2000: 21,967 (White 68.30%; Black or African American 29.60%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 35.70
Income 2000: per capita $15,856; median household $32,384; Population below poverty level: 18.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,349-$22,249
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.00% Median travel time to work: 24.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 61.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Network quality and coverage are everything in our business, and our customers in Worth County can be assured that we are committed to providing them with the best wireless service possible," said Cliff Minor, vice president and general manager for Cingular's Georgia operations.
Peninsula owns and operates the Diamond Jo Casinos in Worth County and Dubuque, Iowa and Evangeline Downs Racetrack and Casino in Opelousas, Louisiana.
Approximately 25 percent of the new jobs created in Worth County during Boone's tenure were from entrepreneurial startup companies.
a memorial service will be held in Sylvester, Georgia at the Worth County High School Gymnasium to honor the victims from Life Flight's crash that took place early Monday morning July 24.
Martinville, Louisiana; the Diamond Jo casino in Worth County, Iowa; the Amelia Belle Casino in Amelia, Louisiana, and is currently developing the Kansas Star Casino, Hotel and Event Center in Mulvane, Kansas, which is expected to open in early 2012.
Martinville, Louisiana; the Diamond Jo casino in Worth County, Iowa; and the Amelia Belle Casino in Amelia, Louisiana.
The company currently operates four casino properties, which include: the Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque, Iowa; the Diamond Jo Casino in Worth County, Iowa; the Amelia Belle Casino in Amelia, Louisiana; and the Evangeline Downs Racetrack and Casino in St.