Blount County

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Blount County, Tennessee

341 Court St
Maryville, TN 37804
Phone: (865) 273-5700
Fax: (865) 273-5705
www.blounttn.org

On southeastern border of TN, south of Knoxville; organized Jul 11, 1795 (prior to statehood) from Knox County. Name Origin: For William Blount (1749-1800), territorial governor of TN (1790-96) and U.S. senator from TN (1796-97)

Area (sq mi):: 566.65 (land 558.56; water 8.08) Population per square mile: 206.80
Population 2005: 115,535 State rank: 10 Population change: 2000-20005 9.20%; 1990-2000 23.10% Population 2000: 105,823 (White 94.10%; Black or African American 2.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.70%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 1.50%. Median age: 38.40
Income 2000: per capita $19,416; median household $37,862; Population below poverty level: 9.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,947-$26,253
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 24.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 36.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Maryville County seat (25,569)

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    Blount County, Alabama

    220 2nd Ave E Rm 106
    Oneonta, AL 35121
    Phone: (205) 625-4160
    Fax: (205) 625-5961
    www.coveredbridge.org

    In north-central AL, east of Gadsden; organized Feb 6, 1818 (prior to statehood) from Montgomery County. Name Origin: For William Blount (1749-1800), NC delegate to Continental Congress and U.S. senator from Tennessee (1796-97)

    Area (sq mi):: 650.60 (land 645.59; water 5.02) Population per square mile: 86.30
    Population 2005: 55,725 State rank: 22 Population change: 2000-20005 9.20%; 1990-2000 30.00% Population 2000: 51,024 (White 92.10%; Black or African American 1.20%; Hispanic or Latino 5.30%; Asian 0.10%; Other 3.60%). Foreign born: 3.10%. Median age: 36.40
    Income 2000: per capita $16,325; median household $35,241; Population below poverty level: 11.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,973-$21,623
    Unemployment (2004): 4.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 34.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 59.70%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    References in periodicals archive ?
    5, 1931, in Blount County, Alabama, to James and Eva Thompson Lewis.