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  Jefferson County, Washington - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jefferson County was formed out of Thurston County on December 22, 1852, by the legislature of Oregon Territory[1], and included the northern 12,571 km² (4,854 mi²) portion of the Olympic Peninsula.
In the county, the population was spread out with 19.80% under the age of 18, 5.00% from 18 to 24, 21.60% from 25 to 44, 32.50% from 45 to 64, and 21.10% who were 65 years of age or older.
Jefferson County is a staunchly Democratic area, with even rural areas giving significant margins to John Kerry against George W. Bush in the 2004 U.S. presidential election.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jefferson_County,_Washington   (999 words)

 PUD No. 1 of Jefferson County v. Washington Department of Ecology
Washington's Class AA water quality standards are typical in that they contain several open-ended criteria which, like the use designation of the river as a fishery, must be translated into specific limitations for individual projects.
The State of Washington's antidegradation policy in turn provides that "existing beneficial uses shall be maintained and protected and no further degradation which would interfere with or become injurious to existing beneficial uses will be allowed." WAC 173-201-035(8)(a) (1986).
The judgment of the Supreme Court of Washington, accordingly, is affirmed.
spot.colorado.edu /~getches/jeffco_v_washington.html   (3750 words)

 Jefferson County - History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
For most of its history, Jefferson County's economy has been primarily agricultural, with the area producing grain and other crops for export in the 18th and 19th centuries and orchards playing an important role in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Two of the most important events that shaped the future of Jefferson County were George Washington’s establishment of the Federal Armory at Harpers Ferry in 1799 and the arrival of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad in 1834.
Confederates from Jefferson County were heavily represented in the 12th Virginia Cavalry and the 2nd Virginia Infantry (Stonewall Brigade).
www.preservehistory.org /jefferson_history.html   (913 words)

 Kitsap County, Washington - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United States Navy is of great importance to the county because it is the largest employer in the county, with installations at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Naval Undersea Warfare Center Keyport, and Naval Base Kitsap (which is comprised of former NSB Bangor, and NS Bremerton).
The portion of the county north of Silverdale is often referred to as North Kitsap, and the portion south of Bremerton as South Kitsap.
In the county, the population was spread out with 26.80% under the age of 18, 9.20% from 18 to 24, 29.60% from 25 to 44, 23.80% from 45 to 64, and 10.60% who were 65 years of age or older.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kitsap_County,_Washington   (792 words)

 Welcome to Jefferson County, Washington
Jefferson County and the City of Port Townsend are accepting applications until noon November 7, 2006 to join the Housing Action Plan Network, an advisory group that shall facilitate housing programs, policy and development within the City and County.
A Committee of the Jefferson County Planning Commission is working with an Advisory Group of representative stakeholders in an effort to survey scientific information and propose revisions to the development code amendments introduced by Community Development on May 17.
Jefferson County has for many years conducted numerous activities that benefit surface water resources, but the County has not had a program to plan and coordinate these activities.
www.co.jefferson.wa.us   (820 words)

 Jefferson County Washington   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, established in 1853, is one of the oldest law enforcement organizations in the state of Washington.
Jefferson County, Washington WA, county profile, with sections on demographics, cemeteries, the economy, government, history and politics.
Jefferson County, Washington Jefferson County, Washington Map Location in the state of Washington Statistics Formed December 22, 1852 Seat Port.
www.jeffersoncountywashington.info   (347 words)

 Jefferson County, Washington
County data may not add to the state totals presented in the State of Washington profile or the Human Services section.
County licensed drivers data will not add to the state totals presented in the Washington State profile because the county numbers exclude drivers whose county of residence is unknown.
Vehicles for which county of licensing is unknown have not been prorated by county.
www.ofm.wa.gov /databook/county/jeff.asp   (584 words)

 JCPH :: Working for a safer and healthier Jefferson | Welcome!
Jefferson County Public Health provides essential programs and services to help protect and improve the health of our community.
We are always working to make Jefferson County, Washington, a safer and healthier place to live, work and play.
The “2004 Jefferson County Healthy Youth Survey: Jefferson County Public School Students Respond” report is provided as a courtesy to local organizations and individuals who are interested in issues affecting the lives of area youth.
www.jeffersoncountypublichealth.org   (176 words)

 Jefferson County, Washington WA, county profile - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Jefferson County is one of 39 counties in Washington.
This was an increase of 8.31% from the 2000 census.
Jefferson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=23024   (428 words)

 BORDC: Resolution Details - Jefferson County, Washington
STATE OF WASHINGTON County of Jefferson Resolution in the matter of Affirming the County's Commitment to Protecting the Civil Rights and Liberties of all Residents of Jefferson County
WHEREAS, Jefferson County has a diverse population, including students, working and retired citizens, and non-citizens, whose contributions to the community are vital to its character and function; and,
WHEREAS, Jefferson County believes that there is not and need not be conflict between security and the preservation of liberty, and that residents of this County and this nation can be both safe and free; and
www.bordc.org /detail.php?id=369   (905 words)

 Jefferson County, Texas Home Page
Jefferson County, Texas (the "County"), provides this World Wide Web (WWW) site information and services "as is" without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied.
The County does not warrant the accuracy, authority, completeness, usefulness, timeliness, or fitness for a particular purpose of its information or services.
The County, its officials and employees shall not be liable for any loss or injury caused in whole or part by its negligence, contingencies beyond its control, loss of data, or errors or omissions in the WWW site information or services.
co.jefferson.tx.us   (105 words)

 History - Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
What is now Jefferson County was included in Lewis County, created by the Oregon Provisional Government on December 19, 1845.
Lewis County included all of the "Oregon Country" north of the Columbia River, west of the Cowlitz River and the Cascade Mountains, and north to Latitude 54°-40', the southern boundary of the Russian claims in Alaska.
Phil Kohl of the Jefferson County Genealogical Society.
www.jeffersonsheriff.org /history.html   (164 words)

 Jefferson County, TN, Genealogy & History Website
Jefferson County, formed in 1792 from Hawkinsand Greene Counties, is located in East Tennessee, one of the state's three "grand divisions." Jefferson is bordered by "sister" counties Knox and Grainger, and its "children," Cocke, Sevier, and Hamblen Counties.
Its claim to be the second-oldest city has recently been disputed by the county's official historian, but the subject is open to debate.
Jefferson County's flag, which features the 156-year-old Courthouse, was designed and painted by local artist Helen Lowe in celebration of the Tennessee Bicentennial in 1996.
www.tnhillbillie.net /tn/jefferson   (355 words)

 The Port Townsend Leader OnLine (via CobWeb/3.1 planet03.csc.ncsu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Jefferson County has apparently escaped much of the obvious damage that heavy rain caused throughout Western Washington early this week.
A joint Coast Guard, Navy, and Jefferson County Sheriff's Department search came to an end Nov. 6 when a 51-year-old Silverdale man was found dead on a remote beach on the Jefferson County side of Hood Canal.
Hadlock Building Supply continues to be one of the largest business supporters of the Jefferson County Food Bank Association, and community members can double the value of this year's $4,500 donation.
www.ptleader.com.cob-web.org:8888   (906 words)

 American Civil Liberties Union : Jefferson County, WA Resolution
Will vigorously resist any unconstitutional acts against Jefferson County citizens, including invasion of privacy, expanded surveillance, and denial of due process that may come from the application of the Homeland Security Act, related Executive Orders and by administration of the USA Patriot Act.
Call upon all County officials and employees to respect the civil rights and liberties of all members of this community, including those who are citizens of other nations.
Request that the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department continue to protect residents' freedom of speech, religion, assembly and privacy; rights to counsel and due process in judicial proceeding and protection from unreasonable searches and seizures.
www.aclu.org /SafeandFree/SafeandFree.cfm?ID=12921&c=207   (931 words)

 Jefferson County, WA Considers Raising Taxes to Fund Treatment Programs, Drug Courts | Jointogether.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Laurie Strong, executive director of Jefferson Mental Health, has proposed a 0.1 percent increase on sales and excise tax in Jefferson County, Washington to fund addiction, mental heath, and drug court programs.
The county's three year old drug court program handles 52 participants, including five graduates.
County commissioners set a public hearing regarding the proposed tax increase, which will either be automatically approved or put to a public vote.
www.jointogether.org /getinvolved/what/stories/jeffersoncounty.html   (181 words)

 Jefferson County Homes for Sale. Real Estate in Jefferson County, Washington
Then contact any of the Washington Real Estate Agents for professional assistance finding your Washington area home.
Click on the Jefferson cities that you are interested in or search all Real Estate in Jefferson County:
So whether you are wondering what your home value is, looking for an agent to help you buy or sell your real estate, or just looking to browse properties in your area, it's all right here.
www.homes.com /Real_Estate/WA/County/JEFFERSON   (323 words)

 Port Townsend WA Counselor Therapist Psychologist Counseling in Port Ludlow, Quilcene, Chimacum, Washington WA ...
Port Townsend WA Counselor Therapist Psychologist Counseling in Port Ludlow, Quilcene, Chimacum, Washington WA Psychotherapist 98320, 98325, 98339, 98365, 98368, 98376
Note: Information for counselors transferring their practices to Washington State or for those new to counseling in Washington.
City of Port Ludlow, Washington: (map) population 2,000, elevation: 55 feet, 11.4 square miles.
www.counselingseattle.com /jefferson-county/port-townsend-wa.htm   (279 words)

 Economic Development Council of Jefferson County, Washington
In 2003, the Washington State Department of Transportation will begin construction on a new east half floating section, new approach structures and a widening on the west half will begin.
The eastern half of the floating bridge was originally constructed in 1961, and is nearing the end of its structural life.
The repair and replacement of the SR 104 Hood Canal Bridge between Kitsap and Jefferson counties will get underway later this summer, which means changes for local commuters.
www.edcjc.com /bridge/index.html   (459 words)

 Jefferson County, CO Article Archives by KeepMedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.umd.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
When I joined Jefferson County Public Schools as CIO in mid-2002, I knew I was walking into a troubled situation.
Since Jefferson County, Colo., created a Mapping Department in 1978, GIS has played the role of supporting cast member to county departments, residents and the private sector.
An MTV half-hour special on how young people can detect the warning signs of potential violence in themselves and their peers was scheduled to be aired last week, but the channel bumped it up to April 22 in the wake of the deadly Columbine High School shooting rampage two days before in Littleton, Colo. Comment?
www.topix.net.cob-web.org:8888 /county/jefferson-co/keepmedia   (585 words)

 Washington Tombstone Project - Jefferson County
County cemeteries was complied by Kevin Fraley and others from published references and augmented by other information.
County not shown here, please let me know of them.
If you are interested in extracting a cemetery, contact the person listed as the submitter, or contact the Washington State Coordinator to volunteer your services.
www.rootsweb.com /~cemetery/washington/counties/jefferson/jefferson.htm   (146 words)

 Jefferson County
Established in 1852, Jefferson County is named after President Thomas Jefferson.
Find funding for your good idea and learn about what groups in your community are doing to protect the Sound by following the link to Puget Sound Action Team PIE Projects.
Washington State University Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County
www.psat.wa.gov /About_Sound/jeffersongen.htm   (152 words)

 Jefferson County, Washington QuickLinks from the US Census Bureau
Population by Race and Hispanic or Latino origin: Washington counties, Places in Washington
Historical population counts, 1900 to 1990, for all counties in Washington
Summary statistics for Washington counties by NAICS (North American Industry Classification System): 2002
quickfacts.census.gov /qfd/states/53/53031lk.html   (255 words)

 Jefferson County, Washington, Links
Port Townsend, Washington, one of the three registered historic seaports in the United States.
Located just a couple of hours from Seattle, the quaint town sits on the tip of the beautifully rugged Olympic Peninsula.
The motel has 63 spacious rooms, each with a private patio and a view of the waterfront.
www.jeffcofairgrounds.com /locallinks.htm   (52 words)

 The Political Graveyard: Jefferson County, Wash.
For convenient presentation of this material, the site includes a page for each of the more than 3,000 counties in the U.S., as well as for various U.S. and foreign territories and countries.
Assignment of birthplaces, deathplaces, and cemeteries to counties is subject to error.
The intent is to locate places according to current county names and boundaries.
politicalgraveyard.com /geo/WA/JF.html   (536 words)

 EPA: Federal Register: Environmental Impact Statement: SR 104--Kingston Ferry Terminal (Kitsap County) to the SR ...
Environmental Impact Statement: SR 104--Kingston Ferry Terminal (Kitsap County) to the SR 104/101 I/C (Jefferson County), Washington; Notice of Intent/Notice of Scoping
The ``pilot'' process was developed cooperatively by Washington State and Federal agencies, and is jointly sponsored by Washington State Department of Transportation and FHWA.
The primary need in the SR 104 corridor is to provide multi-modal transportation linkage to the Kitsap and Olympic Peninsulas that enables safe, efficient and economical movement of [[Page 48448]] people and goods.
www.epa.gov /fedrgstr/EPA-IMPACT/1999/September/Day-03/i22985.htm   (751 words)

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