Catoosa County

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Catoosa County, Georgia

875 Lafayette St
Ringgold, GA 30736
Phone: (706) 935-4231
www.catoosa.com

On the northern border of GA, southeast of Chattanooga, TN; organized Dec 5, 1853 from Walker and Whitfield counties. Name Origin: For the Cherokee Indian chief

Area (sq mi):: 162.66 (land 162.23; water 0.44) Population per square mile: 374.90
Population 2005: 60,813 State rank: 35 Population change: 2000-20005 14.10%; 1990-2000 25.50% Population 2000: 53,282 (White 95.70%; Black or African American 1.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.70%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 1.70%. Median age: 35.80
Income 2000: per capita $18,009; median household $39,998; Population below poverty level: 9.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,372-$23,543
Unemployment (2004): 3.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 23.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 73.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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She married Winston Smith on June 12, 1943, in Catoosa County, Ga.