Amite County


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Amite County, Mississippi

PO Box 680
Liberty, MS 39645
Phone: (601) 657-8022
Fax: (601) 657-8288

On the southwestern border of MS, southeast of Natchez; organized Feb 24, 1809 (prior to statehood) from Wilkinson County. Name Origin: Adapted from amitie, the French word for 'friendship.'

Area (sq mi):: 731.64 (land 729.60; water 2.04) Population per square mile: 18.40
Population 2005: 13,435 State rank: 62 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.20%; 1990-2000 2.00% Population 2000: 13,599 (White 56.20%; Black or African American 42.70%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.80%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 38.30
Income 2000: per capita $14,048; median household $26,033; Population below poverty level: 22.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,420-$19,172
Unemployment (2004): 6.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.30% Median travel time to work: 36.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 56.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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4 (1921) Author Leedell Wallace Neyland, who wrote The History of Florida A&M University, was born in Gloster in Amite County.
The Company's Spears 31-6H-1 (77% WI) well in Amite County, Mississippi, has achieved a peak 24-hour production rate to date of approximately 1,360 Boe/day, comprised of 1,290 Bbls of oil (95%) and 420 Mcf of natural gas on a 15/64 inch choke from an approximate 6,210 foot completed lateral with 23 frac stages.
Gillsburg and surrounding Amite County lie above a prime section of the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale, a geologic formation that stretches in boomerang shape across Louisiana's midsection and into southern Mississippi.
21, 1928, in Amite County, Mississippi, to Ralph and Katie Nevels Longmire.
The network is comprised of Coastal Family Health Center, Greene Area Medical Extenders, Amite County Medical Services, Central MS Health Services, Jefferson Comprehensive Health Center, Mantachie Rural Health Care, and Northeast Mississippi Health Care.
The Company's Bates 25-24H-1 (98% WI) well in Amite County, Mississippi, which was completed with an approximate 4,850 foot lateral and was fracked with 19 stages, achieved a peak 24-hour average production rate of 1,000 barrels of oil equivalent ("BOE") per day, comprised of 938 barrels of oil and 373 Mcf of gas on a 17/64 inch choke.
Chef Tommy Wallace prepared fresh garlic grilled oysters, truffle fries, Amite County ham, with homemade biscuits and local honey and cane syrup.
PetroQuest as operator plans to begin drilling the Orca Prospect in Amite County, Mississippi, in July 2000 targeting the fractured Tuscaloosa Marine Shale.
2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodrich Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: GDP) today announced the completion of its Denkmann 33-28H-2 (75% WI) well in Amite County, Mississippi.
28 (1926) The late comedian Jerry Clower was born in the East Fork Community, rural Amite County.
PetroQuest, as operator, plans to begin drilling the Orca Prospect in Amite County, Mississippi, prior to June 15, 2000, targeting the fractured Tuscaloosa Marine Shale.
The non-operated Lewis 7-18H-1 (17% WI) well in Amite County, Mississippi, has achieved a peak 24-hour production rate to date of approximately 1,500 Boe/day (93% oil) from an approximate 8,100 foot lateral with 29 frac stages.