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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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    Major organization : THE COMMISSIONERS OF CHATHAM COUNTY, GEORGIA
    HURRICANE RISK ASSESSMENT FOR CHATHAM COUNTY, GEORGIA.
    Sampling sites included a coastal location at North Beach, Tybee Island, Georgia, and two brackish water sites at the Isle of Hope Marina and Rose Dhu Creek Bridge, all located in Chatham County, Georgia.
    According to SAGIS Director Noel Perkins, "SAGIS is excited to work with Fugro EarthData in its acquisition of 6-inch aerial photography of Chatham County, Georgia.
    Calculations by author from Manuscript Census Returns, Eighth Census of the United States, 1860, Schedule 1, Free Inhabitants, Chatham County, Georgia, National Archives Microfilm Series M653, roll 33.
    ATLANTA -- The LPA Group Incorporated (LPA), a unit of Michael Baker Corporation (NYSE Amex:BKR), has been selected by the Georgia Department of Transportation as the lead designer for the design and construction of the Jimmy Deloach Connector in Chatham County, Georgia.
    Hulbert and Pratt (12) reported that fossil Amphiuma means (dentaries and vertebrae) were common in the coastal Rancholabrean Isle of Hope fossil site of Chatham County, Georgia.
    New customers include the following: * Semco Energy Gas Company, Michigan * City of University Park, Texas * Pasco County Sheriff's Office, Washington * New Mexico Department of Public Safety * MECC Mifflin Townships Division of Fire, Ohio * Ada County Sheriff's Office, Idaho * Cumberland County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina * Moultrie Police Department, Georgia * Forsyth County, Georgia * Orange County Fire Department, California * Chatham County, Georgia * York County, South Carolina * Outagamie County, Wisconsin
    Savannah, with a population of more than 130,000 residents, is the largest city in - and the county seat of, Chatham County, Georgia.
    DESCRIPTION AND OBJECTIVES: Chatham County is requesting qualification proposals from qualified firms to perform Engineering Services for Little Neck Road Rehabilitation and Improvements which is located in Chatham County, Georgia.
    Bond proceeds will be used to finance construction and equipping of an approximately 30,000 square foot building in Effingham County, Georgia, for the operation of a YMCA sports and physical fitness facility and related programs and the renovation and equipping of an existing YMCA facility in Chatham County, Georgia.

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