Enoch

Enoch

[ee-nuhk]
Enoch, in the Bible. 1 Son for whom Cain named the city he built. 2 Father of Methuselah. It was said of him that he walked with God—a phrase used also of Noah—and also that like Elijah he was translated to heaven. An alternate form is Henoch.
Powell, Enoch, 1912-98, British politician. Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, he was a fellow there (1934-38) and professor of Greek at the Univ. of Sydney, Australia (1937-39). He entered Parliament in 1950 as a Conservative from Wolverhampton and served as minister of health (1960-63). With the Conservative defeat in 1964, he became shadow minister of defense, but was dismissed (1968) when he stirred controversy by calling for an end to nonwhite immigration into Britain. He was the leading Conservative opponent to Britain's entry into the European Community and declined to seek reelection in Feb., 1974. He returned to Parliament as an Ulster Unionist from a Northern Ireland constituency in 1974 and held his seat until 1987. He strongly supported the province's continued separation from the Irish Republic.

(born May 27, 1867, Hanley, Staffordshire, Eng.—died March 27, 1931, London) English novelist, playwright, critic, and essayist. His major works, inspired by Gustave Flaubert and Honoré de Balzac, form an important link between the English novel and the mainstream of European realism. He is best known for his highly detailed novels of the “Five Towns”—the Potteries in his native Staffordshire—which are the setting of Anna of the Five Towns (1902), The Old Wives' Tale (1908), and the three novels that make up The Clayhanger Family (1925). He was also a well-known critic.

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Enoch is a mostly rural and agricultural city in Iron County, Utah, United States, and is located approximately 6 miles northeast of Cedar City. The population was 3,467 at the 2000 census.

Enoch was originally settled as part of an iron mission along with Cedar City and Parowan. The area was originally known as Johnson Springs, as named by Joel H. Johnson, the earliest known white settler. In 1890, the area's name was changed to Enoch, to avoid confusion with another settlement in Utah also named Johnson Springs. Enoch, along with nearby Grimshawville, Stevensville, and Williamsville, were officially incorporated on January 10, 1966

Geography

Enoch is located at (37.758972, -113.039811).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.3 square miles (8.6 km²), all of it land.

History

Enoch was founded by Joel H. Johnson. It was originally known as as Johnson's Springs and Johnson's Fort.

Enoch was incorporated on 10 January, 1966 and at that time absorbed the neighboring communities of Grimshawville, Stevensville and Williamsville.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 3,467 people, 958 households, and 858 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,047.1 people per square mile (404.4/km²). There were 1,029 housing units at an average density of 310.8/sq mi (120.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.78% White, 0.17% African American, 2.45% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 0.40% Pacific Islander, 1.07% from other races, and 0.87% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.54% of the population.

There were 958 households out of which 59.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 79.6% were married couples living together, 7.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 10.4% were non-families. 8.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.62 and the average family size was 3.86.

In the city the population was spread out with 41.2% under the age of 18, 11.3% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 15.4% from 45 to 64, and 3.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 24 years. For every 100 females there were 97.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $37,368, and the median income for a family was $38,085. Males had a median income of $30,215 versus $19,688 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,424. About 7.2% of families and 8.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.1% of those under age 18 and 10.0% of those age 65 or over.

References

  • 1. City of Enoch Webpage. . Retrieved on 2007-02-09.
  • 2. City of Enoch Webpage. . Retrieved on 2007-02-09.

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