York County


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York County, Maine

45 Kennebunk Rd PO Box 399
Alfred, ME 04002
Phone: (207) 324-1571
Fax: (207) 324-9494
www.co.york.me.us

At southwestern tip of ME along Atlantic coast and NH border, southwest of Portland; original county (formerly Yorkshire County, MA), organized Nov 20, 1652 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For James, Duke of York and Albany (1633-1701), later James II of England

Area (sq mi):: 1271.34 (land 990.92; water 280.43) Population per square mile: 204.20
Population 2005: 202,315 State rank: 2 Population change: 2000-20005 8.30%; 1990-2000 13.50% Population 2000: 186,742 (White 97.10%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.70%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 2.80%. Median age: 38.50
Income 2000: per capita $21,225; median household $43,630; Population below poverty level: 8.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,556-$29,584
Unemployment (2004): 3.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 25.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 41.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Biddeford (21,842)
  • Saco (18,090)

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    York County, Nebraska

    510 Lincoln Ave
    York, NE 68467
    Phone: (402) 362-7759
    Fax: (402) 362-7558
    www.yorkcounty.ne.gov

    In south-central NE, west of Lincoln; original county; boundaries defined Mar 13, 1855 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: Either for York, England, named by Alfred D. Jones. Or for York County, PA, former home of early settlers

    Area (sq mi):: 576.02 (land 575.66; water 0.36) Population per square mile: 25.00
    Population 2005: 14,397 State rank: 20 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.40%; 1990-2000 1.20% Population 2000: 14,598 (White 96.30%; Black or African American 1.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.50%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 1.70%. Median age: 38.80
    Income 2000: per capita $17,670; median household $37,093; Population below poverty level: 8.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,429-$29,783
    Unemployment (2004): 3.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 13.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 10.90%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    York County, Pennsylvania

    45 N George St
    York, PA 17401
    Phone: (717) 771-9612
    Fax: (717) 771-9096
    www.york-county.org

    On southeastern border of PA, south of Harrisburg; organized Aug 19, 1749 from Lancaster County. Name Origin: For York and Yorkshire, England, and for James, Duke of York and Albany (1633-1701), later James II, king of England. Name perhaps suggested by its proximity to Lancaster County; the houses of York and Lancaster are linked in English history

    Area (sq mi):: 910.25 (land 904.45; water 5.80) Population per square mile: 452.00
    Population 2005: 408,801 State rank: 8 Population change: 2000-20005 7.10%; 1990-2000 12.40% Population 2000: 381,751 (White 91.50%; Black or African American 3.70%; Hispanic or Latino 3.00%; Asian 0.90%; Other 2.70%). Foreign born: 2.20%. Median age: 37.80
    Income 2000: per capita $21,086; median household $45,268; Population below poverty level: 6.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,788-$29,181
    Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 23.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.40%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • York County seat (40,043)
  • Hanover (14,916)

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    York County, South Carolina

    2 S Congress St PO Box 649
    York, SC 29745
    Phone: (803) 684-8507
    Fax: (803) 684-8575
    www.yorkcountygov.com

    On central northern border of SC, north of Columbia; organized 1798 from Camden District. Name Origin: For York, PA, former home of many early settlers. Formerly called New Acquisition.

    Area (sq mi):: 695.72 (land 682.45; water 13.27) Population per square mile: 278.60
    Population 2005: 190,097 State rank: 7 Population change: 2000-20005 15.50%; 1990-2000 25.20% Population 2000: 164,614 (White 76.40%; Black or African American 19.20%; Hispanic or Latino 2.00%; Asian 0.90%; Other 2.70%). Foreign born: 2.40%. Median age: 34.90
    Income 2000: per capita $20,536; median household $44,539; Population below poverty level: 10.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,942-$27,407
    Unemployment (2004): 7.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.00% Median travel time to work: 27.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.10%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Rock Hill (57,902)

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    York County, Virginia

    300 Ballard St PO Box 316
    Yorktown, VA 23690
    Phone: (757) 890-3450
    Fax: (757) 890-3459
    www.co.york.va.us

    On the southeastern coast of VA, on the west bank of the York River; original county; organized as Charles River Shire 1634; name changed 1642. Name Origin: Renamed York for Charles (1600-49), Duke of York, later King Charles I; this to avoid confusion of the original name, Charles River, with Charles City (County)

    Area (sq mi):: 215.52 (land 105.65; water 109.87) Population per square mile: 584.60
    Population 2005: 61,758 State rank: 30 Population change: 2000-20005 9.70%; 1990-2000 32.70% Population 2000: 56,297 (White 78.50%; Black or African American 13.40%; Hispanic or Latino 2.70%; Asian 3.20%; Other 3.30%). Foreign born: 5.20%. Median age: 36.50
    Income 2000: per capita $24,560; median household $57,956; Population below poverty level: 3.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $29,709-$33,139
    Unemployment (2004): 2.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 23.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 76.60%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    References in classic literature ?
    They had not been born in Riverboro nor even in York County. Miranda would have allowed, on compulsion, that in the nature of things a large number of persons must necessarily be born outside this sacred precinct; but she had her opinion of them, and it was not a flattering one.
    Governor Tom Wolf announced that Thats How We Roll, LLC, a baked dessert snacks manufacturer, will expand its operations to York County, creating 50 new jobs.
    Since opening its doors in 2002, York Traditions Bank has grown to approximately USD 500 million in assets, with an administrative center in York Township, six branch locations in York County, and a loan production office in Camp Hill.
    WellSpan Health recently purchased three urgent-care centers in York County from a Maryland company and plans to reopen two of them this summer under its own banner.
    Automated system provider Eclipse Automation will invest $4.6 million in new operations in York County expected to create 90 jobs during the next five years.
    The $303 million York County Federal Credit Union in Sanford, Maine plans to merge with the $363 million Atlantic Federal Credit Union in Brunswick, according to a prepared statement released Monday.
    York County Sheriff Kevin Tolson confirmed Doty's death at Carolinas Medical Center (CMC) in Charlotte Wednesday around 7 p.m.
    Base of operations for this cab company can be located/relocated anywhere in York County, SC but there is an option to remain in the current space for up to 90 days from date of sale.5.
    Pennsylvania's York Country Solid Waste Authority has announced that in light of problems created by the Pennsylvania State Law (Act 108) that requires the recycling of electronics, it must suspend electronics recycling in York County until further notice.
    US-based water and wastewater utility company American Water (NYSE: AWK) Pennsylvania American Water subsidiary has acquired the wastewater system of Fairview Township, York County.
    The City Defendant now moves for an Order, pursuant to CPLR [section][section] 510, 511, 504(3), and New York City Health and Hospitals Corporations Act ("NYCHHA") [section] 20(3), [section] 7401 (3) of McKinney's Unconsolidated Laws of New York State; [section] 7405 of McKinney's Unconsolidated Laws of New York State, changing the venue of this action from the New York County to King's County; and, pursuant to CPLR [section] 8106, awarding costs for this motion.
    Major counties in this group included Kings County (Brooklyn) and New York County (Manhattan), NY; Travis County (Austin), TX; Honolulu County, HI; Marion County (Indianapolis), IN; San Francisco County, CA; Jefferson County (Louisville), KY; Oklahoma County (Oklahoma City), OK; Davidson County (Nashville), TN; Kent County (Grand Rapids), MI; and Denver County, CO.

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