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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 ?
    KNOXVILLE, Tennessee, Ramadan 15, 1436, Jul 2, 2015, SPA -- A freight train carrying flammable and toxic gas derailed and caught fire in Blount County, Tennessee, Thursday, prompting the evacuation of more than 5,000 people.
    Captain Jeff Burehfield of the Blount County, Tennessee, Sheriff's Office responded to an emergency call regarding two fishermen in distress.
    June 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rural/Metro Corporation announced today that it has been awarded a long-term renewal contract to continue as the exclusive provider of emergency medical transportation services in Blount County, Tennessee.
    Living on a deteriorating family parcel in the shadow of Chilhowee Mountain in Blount County, Tennessee, Loren is fatherless.
    Alcoa's Tennessee Operations is the world's largest producer of rolled aluminum can sheet for beverage cans and is based in Blount County, Tennessee.
    Dale Young of Blount County, Tennessee recently entered what is believed to be the largest sanctions award ever granted by a Tennessee court.
    Alcoa requested a 40-year license for its four hydroelectric facilities that provide 326 megawatts of power to Alcoa's operations in Blount County, Tennessee.