Chatham County


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Chatham County, North Carolina

PO Box 369
Pittsboro, NC 27312
Phone: (919) 542-3240
Fax: (919) 542-1402
www.co.chatham.nc.us

In north-central NC, southwest of Durham; established Apr 1, 1771 (prior to statehood) from Orange County. Name Origin: For William Pitt (the Elder; 1708-78), 1st Earl of Chatham, known as "the Great Commoner," for his support of the American colonies before the Revolutionary War

Area (sq mi):: 709.05 (land 682.85; water 26.19) Population per square mile: 84.90
Population 2005: 58,002 State rank: 42 Population change: 2000-20005 17.60%; 1990-2000 27.30% Population 2000: 49,329 (White 71.60%; Black or African American 17.10%; Hispanic or Latino 9.60%; Asian 0.60%; Other 7.30%). Foreign born: 8.70%. Median age: 38.80
Income 2000: per capita $23,355; median household $42,851; Population below poverty level: 9.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $34,233-$32,236
Unemployment (2004): 3.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 27.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 55.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Chatham County, Georgia

124 Bull St
Savannah, GA 31401
Phone: (912) 652-7869
Fax: (912) 652-7874
www.chathamcounty.org

On the southeastern Atlantic coast of GA; original county; organized Feb 5, 1777 (prior to statehood) from Saint Phillips and Christ Church parishes. Name Origin: For William Pitt (the Elder; 1708-78), 1st Earl of Chatham, known as "the Great Commoner," for his support of the American colonies before the Revolutionary War

Area (sq mi):: 632.28 (land 438.11; water 194.17) Population per square mile: 544.20
Population 2005: 238,410 State rank: 6 Population change: 2000-20005 2.70%; 1990-2000 7.00% Population 2000: 232,048 (White 54.20%; Black or African American 40.50%; Hispanic or Latino 2.30%; Asian 1.70%; Other 2.50%). Foreign born: 4.00%. Median age: 34.40
Income 2000: per capita $21,152; median household $37,752; Population below poverty level: 15.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,804-$30,022
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 22.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 6.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Savannah County seat (129,808)

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    As director of Student Services for Chatham County Schools, he supervises counselors, social workers and nurses.
    Representative Jack Kingston, Chatham County Commission Chairman Pete Liakakis, Savannah Mayor Otis Johnson and other dignitaries, employees at the Gulfstream facility learned that their work site will expand nearly 70 percent in size by 2012.
    Tenders are invited for On Call Design Engineering for Drainage Projects for Chatham County
    is a private non-profit organization engaged in the mission of promoting equal housing opportunities for persons in the Savannah and Chatham County area.
    Parlin was a law enforcement officer for 20 years in Georgia, ending his career in 2000 with the Chatham County Police Department, where he served in the Patrol division and the Marine Patrol Unit.
    Tenders are invited for On Call Design Engineering Services for Transportation Projects for Chatham County
    When these statistics are applied to Chatham County, it is estimated that approximately 4,600 seniors ages 65 and older have undiagnosed diabetes, and an additional 12,500 seniors ages 65 and older have pre-diabetes.
    acquired the wastewater system assets of Chatham Water Reclamation/Carolina Meadows residential development and nursing care facility in Chatham County, serving nearly 2,000 residents.
    Fort Stewart is located on 279,000 acres of heavily wooded land in Liberty County in southeast Georgia, while Hunter Army Airfield is located on 5,400 acres of land in Chatham County in the southwestern part of Savannah, GA.
    will provide wastewater services for nearly 2,100 residents in this Chatham County community, which includes a 27-hole golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus.
    The 1,589 acre mixed-use development in northeastern Chatham County is the Triangle's largest green community.
    Organized by regional stakeholders to secure updated, high-accuracy orthoimagery and ancillary mapping products, the project is being performed under two separate contracts - one awarded directly by Effingham County and the other by the Chatham County Savannah Metropolitan Planning Commission on behalf of the City of Savannah and Chatham County.