Alexander County

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Alexander County, Illinois

2000 Washington Ave
Cairo, IL 62914
Phone: (618) 734-7000
Fax: (618) 734-7002

On the southwest border southwest of Carbondale; organized Mar 4, 1819 from Johnson County. Name Origin: For William M. Alexander, an early settler and IL legislator (1820-24)

Area (sq mi):: 252.54 (land 236.38; water 16.16) Population per square mile: 37.80
Population 2005: 8,927 State rank: 89 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.90%; 1990-2000 -9.70% Population 2000: 9,590 (White 62.20%; Black or African American 34.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 38.00
Income 2000: per capita $16,084; median household $26,042; Population below poverty level: 26.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,887-$17,525
Unemployment (2004): 9.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 24.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 51.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Alexander County, North Carolina

621 Liledoun Rd
Taylorsville, NC 28681
Phone: (828) 632-9332
Fax: (828) 632-0059
www.co.alexander.nc.us

In west-central NC, northwest of Charlotte; established Jan 15, 1847 from Iredell, Caldwell, and Wilks counties. Name Origin: For William Julius Alexander (1797-1857), NC legislator

Area (sq mi):: 263.14 (land 260.18; water 2.95) Population per square mile: 136.40
Population 2005: 35,492 State rank: 65 Population change: 2000-20005 5.60%; 1990-2000 22.00% Population 2000: 33,603 (White 91.00%; Black or African American 4.60%; Hispanic or Latino 2.50%; Asian 1.00%; Other 2.20%). Foreign born: 2.40%. Median age: 36.60
Income 2000: per capita $18,507; median household $38,684; Population below poverty level: 8.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,246-$24,486
Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.20% Median travel time to work: 22.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 49.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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References in periodicals archive ?
Since those first discoveries, the Hiddenite district of Alexander County, North Carolina is estimated to have produced more than 50,000 carats of emerald and 5,000 carats of hiddenite.
The Rist and neighboring Ellis properties consist of approximately 200 acres of land located immediately northeast of the small community of Hiddenite, Alexander County, North Carolina.
Alexander County, North Carolina, is located in the western Appalachian Piedmont province, lying between the Coastal Plain and the Blue Ridge Mountains.
1986) The Rist and Ellis emerald properties, Alexander County, North Carolina.
1881) Mineral discoveries in Alexander County, North Carolina.