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 Wyoming County, New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Wyoming County is bounded on the north by Genesee County and on the west by Erie County.
Wyoming County is in the western part of New York State, east of Buffalo and slightly west of due south of Rochester.
The eastern boundary of Tryon County was approximately five miles west of the present city of Schenectady, and the county included the western part of the Adirondack Mountains and the area west of the West Branch of the Delaware River.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Wyoming_County,_New_York   (1263 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: List of Michigan counties
Residents of such an attached county could petition the legislature for organization, which was the granting of full legal recognition to the county.
During this period, the as yet unorganized county was attached to another already organized county for administrative purposes.
The county appeared on maps, even though this may have been the entire extent of a county's tangible existence for several years.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/List-of-Michigan-counties   (1263 words)

  
 Home Counties - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Home Counties are sometimes called London and the South-East or referred to as the London Commuter Belt or the London Metropolitan Area.
The phrase "Home Counties" is used to designate the group of English counties which border or surround London.
However, being part of the Midlands, West Country or South West England would be mutually exclusive to being one of the Home Counties and presents a definite barrier to its scope.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Home_Counties   (271 words)

  
 Georgia (U.S. state) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Counties in Georgia have their own elected legislative branch, usually called the Board of Commissioners, which usually also has executive authority in the county.
Georgia is bordered on the south by Florida, on the east by the Atlantic Ocean and South Carolina, on the west by Alabama, and on the north by Tennessee and North Carolina.
Georgia's population in 2000 was 8,186,453 ( U.S. Census).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Georgia_(U.S._state)   (271 words)

  
 DeKalb History
Six counties in the United States are named for De Kalb, making it the third most popular name for counties in the nation.
In the 176 years since its founding, DeKalb County has grown from a quiet village of 2,500 to a bustling and diverse metropolitan county with 600,000 residents.
The county seal/county flag was designed by Georgia artist, Jackson Bailey, in 1967.
www.co.dekalb.ga.us /history.htm   (271 words)

  
 Mississippi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mississippi was the second state to secede from the Union as one of the Confederate States of America on January 9, 1861.
Mississippi was the 20th state admitted to the Union, on December 10, 1817.
Mississippi was considered to typify the Deep South during the era of Jim Crow.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mississippi   (1705 words)

  
 Adams County, Idaho - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the county the population is spread out with 23.90% under the age of 18, 4.60% from 18 to 24, 22.60% from 25 to 44, 32.70% from 45 to 64, and 16.10% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $28,423, and the median income for a family is $32,335.
Adams County is a county located in the U.S. state of Idaho.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Adams_County,_Idaho   (387 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: List of Idaho counties
Lah-Toh County was a county in Idaho Territory from 1864 to 1867.
Logan County was a county in Idaho Territory and later the state of Idaho from 1889 to 1895.
Nez Perce County is a county located in the northern part of the state of Idaho along the border with Washington state.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/List-of-Idaho-counties   (691 words)

  
 Travelwisconsin.com is the official tourism site for Wisconsin, the Midwest's premier vacation destination.
Travelwisconsin.com is the official tourism site for Wisconsin, the Midwest's premier vacation destination.
Like you, we take our snow sports seriously, so we rely on a dedicated team of snow-spotters to make our Snow Conditions Report the resource for outdoor sports lovers.
www.travelwisconsin.com   (691 words)

  
 2000 Bellwether Results
Bellwether states and counties are those locations that have successfully voted for the winning presidential candidate over a period of time.
In the ten elections from 1960 through 1996 only two states and eight counties have chosen the wining candidate each time.
Bellwether States and Counties in the 2000 General Election
www.uselectionatlas.org /INFORMATION/ARTICLES/pe2000bellwether.php   (691 words)

  
 Shire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See that article for a list of Australian shires.
Shire is also the name for a breed of large draft horse.
Shires were controlled by a royal official known as a "shire reeve" or sheriff.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Shire   (691 words)

  
 Northern Counties Committee - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Irish Railwayana - Belfast and Northern Counties Railway
The Northern Counties Committee (NCC) came about, on 1 July 1903, as the result of an amalgamation between the Belfast and Northern Counties Railway and the Midland Railway.
London, Midland and Scottish Railway (Northern Counties Committee)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Northern_Counties_Committee   (593 words)

  
 Nebraska - Open Encyclopedia
Nebraska is bordered by South Dakota to the north; Iowa and Missouri to the east, across the Missouri River; Kansas to the south; Colorado to the southwest, and Wyoming to the west.
Nebraska is the only state in the United States with a unicameral legislature, that is a legislature with only one house.
Nebraska is a midwestern State of the United States.
open-encyclopedia.com /Nebraska   (876 words)

  
 Mississippi County, Arkansas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the county the population is spread out with 29.60% under the age of 18, 9.90% from 18 to 24, 27.50% from 25 to 44, 20.80% from 45 to 64, and 12.20% who are 65 years of age or older.
Mississippi County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas.
The county was formed on November 1, 1833 and named for the Mississippi River.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mississippi_County,_Arkansas   (385 words)

  
 Johnson County, Iowa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the county the population is spread out with 20.10% under the age of 18, 23.40% from 18 to 24, 30.80% from 25 to 44, 18.20% from 45 to 64, and 7.40% who are 65 years of age or older.
Johnson County is a county located in the state of Iowa.
The median income for a household in the county is $40,060, and the median income for a family is $60,112.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Johnson_County,_Iowa   (386 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: List of Indiana counties
Bartholomew County is a county located in the state of Indiana, and determined by the U.S. Census Bureau to include the mean center of U.S. population in 1900.
Monroe County is a county located in the state of Indiana, and determined by the U.S. Census Bureau to include the mean center of U.S. population in 1910.
Sullivan County is a county located in the state of Indiana, and determined by the U.S. Census Bureau to include the mean center of U.S. population in 1940.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/List-of-Indiana-counties   (1197 words)

  
 Burnett/Polk/Washburn Counties Wisconsin real estate
Wisconsin's frontage on lakes Superior and Michigan as well as its many beautiful lakes and streams and its northern woodlands have made it a haven for hunters, fishermen, and water and winter sports enthusiasts.
Wisconsin has numerous ports on the Great Lakes capable of accommodating oceangoing vessels.
Almost all Wisconsin's major industries are to be found within metropolitan Milwaukee, where the traditional brewing and meatpacking are rivaled by the manufacture of heavy machinery and diesel and gasoline engines.
www.gladysbenson.com /About_Wisconsin/page_222563.html   (1197 words)

  
 Counties of Ireland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Counties of England, the Republic's county boundaries essentially remain unaltered (counties are divided or merged for some purposes).
The island of Ireland is often referred to as the 32 counties, with its two states, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, being nicknamed respectively the six counties and the twenty-six counties.
The counties are referred to as " county councils " and 29 fall into this category.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Counties_of_Ireland   (1197 words)

  
 Nevada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
According to the Census Bureau, as of 2003, the population of Nevada was 2,241,154.
Nevada is a land of rugged, snow-capped mountains, grassy valleys and sandy deserts.
Nevada achieved its current boundaries on May 5, 1866 when it absorbed the portion of Pah-Ute County in the Arizona Territory west of the Colorado River.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nevada   (1787 words)

  
 New Madrid County, Missouri - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the county the population is spread out with 26.40% under the age of 18, 8.50% from 18 to 24, 26.40% from 25 to 44, 23.20% from 45 to 64, and 15.50% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $26,826, and the median income for a family is $32,462.
New Madrid County is a county located in the state of Missouri.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/New_Madrid_County,_Missouri   (387 words)

  
 Minor counties
\n*Berkshire County Cricket Club\n*Cheshire County Cricket Club\n*Cornwall County Cricket Club\n*Devon County Cricket Club\n*Dorset County Cricket Club\n*Herefordshire County Cricket Club\n*Oxfordshire County Cricket Club\n*Shropshire County Cricket Club\n*Wales Minor Counties Cricket Club\n*Wiltshire County Cricket Club
Category:English cricket\n The minor counties are the cricketing counties of England that are not afforded first class status.
The game is administered by the Minor Counties Cricket Association within the confines of the ECB.
encyclopedia.codeboy.net /wikipedia/m/mi/minor_counties.html   (387 words)

  
 Michigan Counties
Michigan had 38 counties by the end of the year in which it became a state (1837).
Thirty-two counties have names drawn from Native American languages; 29 are named for people; 16 are named for natural features such as rivers that already had been given names; and 6 have names meant to describe the county's geography (e.g., Hillsdale).
Michigan Manual (the "Red Book") published biennially by the Legislative Service Bureau under the direction of the Legislative Council, State of Michigan.
www.michigan.gov /hal/0,1607,7-160-15481_20826_20829-54126--,00.html   (387 words)

  
 Home Nations - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Home Nations is a term used to refer to the four constituent parts of the United Kingdom - England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland - collectively, but also as separate entities, distinct from the United Kingdom as a whole.
Sometimes the term is used to include all the self-governing nations or states of the British Isles (thus including the Republic of Ireland, the Isle of Man, and the Bailiwicks of Guernsey and Jersey); however, some consider this usage to be incorrect.
The term 'Home Union' is used to refer to the governing bodies of the four teams.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Home_Nations   (369 words)

  
 Colorado Counties, Inc. - Colorado Counties
The basic organizational structure of all Colorado counties is the same, except for the home rule counties and the City and County of Denver, Pitkin County and Weld County.
The treasurer is the public trustee, except in first and second class counties.
Home rule counties are required to provide all mandatory programs, services and facilities required by state law.
www.ccionline.org /counties.htm   (974 words)

  
 Wyoming Counties, Wyoming (More Information)
Platte County is in the SW region of Wyoming adjacent to Albany County, Goshen County, Laramie...
Lincoln County is an oddly shaped county on the south eastern Wyoming border.
The county population on July 1, 1999, was...
www.ohwy.com /wy/w/wycounty.htm   (559 words)

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