Berrien County

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Berrien County, Georgia

PO Box 446
Nashville, GA 31639
Phone: (229) 686-5421
Fax: (229) 686-2785

In south-central GA, north of Valdosta; organized Feb 25, 1856 from Lowndes, Coffee, and Irwin counties. Name Origin: For John Macpherson Berrien (1781-1856), U.S. senator from GA (1825-29; 1841-52) and U.S. Attorney General (1829-31)

Area (sq mi):: 457.78 (land 452.41; water 5.37) Population per square mile: 36.90
Population 2005: 16,708 State rank: 96 Population change: 2000-20005 2.90%; 1990-2000 14.70% Population 2000: 16,235 (White 84.80%; Black or African American 11.40%; Hispanic or Latino 2.40%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.80%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 35.20
Income 2000: per capita $16,375; median household $30,044; Population below poverty level: 17.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,928-$23,288
Unemployment (2004): 3.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.60% Median travel time to work: 21.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 44.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Berrien County, Michigan

811 Port St
Saint Joseph, MI 49085
Phone: (269) 983-7111
Fax: (269) 982-8642
www.berriencounty.org

In the southwestern corner of MI, bordered on west by Lake Michigan; established Oct 29, 1829 (prior to statehood) from Indian lands. Name Origin: For Col. John Macpherson Berrien (1781-1856), U.S. senator from GA (1825-29; 1841-52) and U.S. attorney general (1829-31)

Area (sq mi):: 1581.38 (land 571.00; water 1010.39) Population per square mile: 284.80
Population 2005: 162,611 State rank: 15 Population change: 2000-20005 0.10%; 1990-2000 0.70% Population 2000: 162,453 (White 78.10%; Black or African American 15.90%; Hispanic or Latino 3.00%; Asian 1.10%; Other 3.10%). Foreign born: 4.90%. Median age: 37.40
Income 2000: per capita $19,952; median household $38,567; Population below poverty level: 12.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,072-$27,572
Unemployment (2004): 7.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.10% Median travel time to work: 20.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 18.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Niles (11,876)
  • Benton Harbor (10,851)

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    We report on silty and fine-sandy sediment covering a section of a large, Pleistocene delta in Berrien County, Michigan.
    Berrien County Intermediate School District is an educational service agency serving 29,000 students in Berrien County, Michigan.
    For instance, in an area of Berrien County, Michigan, geologists have identified the shape and composition of a sand-and-gravel glacial deposit, but scientists need to uncover the thickness.
    The Philadelphia forum will mark the first time that CIGNA's Communities of Health model, already introduced in Las Vegas, Houston, and Berrien County, Michigan, will be used to specifically address children's health in an urban environment.
    Atlas and Flat Book of Berrien County, Michigan 1929, 43) and was renamed Dayton between 1853 and 1860 (Fox 1924; Romig 1986).
    Atlas and Plat Book of Berrien County, Michigan 1929, 39).
    Anchor Mortgage is a well-established mortgage loan origination company with a considerable market share in Berrien County, Michigan.
    today announced that they have reached a mutually satisfactory settlement of their litigation filed in Berrien County, Michigan Circuit Court.
    Anchor Mortgage is a well-established mortgage company boasting and maintaining a considerable market share of the mortgage loan business in Berrien County, Michigan.
    Atlas and Plat Book of Berrien County, Michigan 1929, 43) and was renamed Dayton between 1853 and 1860 (Fox 1924; Romig 1986).