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Cherokee County, Georgia

90 North St Suite 310
Canton, GA 30114
Phone: (678) 493-6000
Fax: (678) 493-6013
www.cherokeega.com/ie.cfm

In northwest-central GA, north of Atlanta; original county; established Dec 21, 1830 from Cherokee lands. Name Origin: For the Indian tribe of Iroquoian linguistic stock who occupied the land at the time. Name may derive from Creek tciloki 'people of a different speech.'

Area (sq mi):: 433.99 (land 423.68; water 10.31) Population per square mile: 434.80
Population 2005: 184,211 State rank: 9 Population change: 2000-20005 29.80%; 1990-2000 57.30% Population 2000: 141,903 (White 89.90%; Black or African American 2.50%; Hispanic or Latino 5.40%; Asian 0.80%; Other 4.30%). Foreign born: 5.80%. Median age: 34.00
Income 2000: per capita $24,871; median household $60,896; Population below poverty level: 5.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $31,150-$30,059
Unemployment (2004): 3.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 34.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 64.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Woodstock (17,214)
  • Canton County seat (15,094)

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    Cherokee County, Alabama

    260 Cedar Bluff Rd Suite 103
    Centre, AL 35960
    Phone: (256) 927-3668
    Fax: (256) 927-3669
    www.cherokee-chamber.org

    On northeastern border of AL, east of Gadsden; organized Jun 9, 1836 from Cherokee cession. Name Origin: For the Indian tribe of Iroquoian linguistic stock. Name may derive from Creek tciloki 'people of a different speech.'

    Area (sq mi):: 599.95 (land 553.12; water 46.83) Population per square mile: 44.30
    Population 2005: 24,522 State rank: 42 Population change: 2000-20005 2.20%; 1990-2000 22.70% Population 2000: 23,988 (White 92.40%; Black or African American 5.50%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 40.00
    Income 2000: per capita $15,543; median household $30,874; Population below poverty level: 15.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,472-$20,798
    Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 30.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 53.60%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Cherokee County, Iowa

    520 W Main St PO Box F
    Cherokee, IA 51012
    Phone: (712) 225-6744
    Fax: (712) 225-6749
    www.cherokeeia.com

    In northwestern IA, northeast of Sioux City; established Jan 15, 1851 from Crawford County. Name Origin: For the Indian tribe of Iroquoian linguistic stock. Name may derive from Creek tciloki 'people of a different speech.'

    Area (sq mi):: 577.34 (land 577.15; water 0.18) Population per square mile: 21.20
    Population 2005: 12,237 State rank: 64 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.10%; 1990-2000 -7.50% Population 2000: 13,035 (White 97.80%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 41.70
    Income 2000: per capita $17,934; median household $35,142; Population below poverty level: 7.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,009-$26,541
    Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.00% Median travel time to work: 16.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 16.90%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Cherokee County, Kansas

    PO Box 14
    Columbus, KS 66725
    Phone: (620) 429-2042
    Fax: (620) 429-1042

    On the southeastern border of KS, west of Joplin, MO; organized as McGee County. Name Origin: For the Indian tribe of Iroquoian linguistic stock. Name may derive from Creek tciloki 'people of a different speech.' Originally for A.M. McGee, a noted proslavery leader.

    Area (sq mi):: 590.96 (land 587.12; water 3.85) Population per square mile: 36.70
    Population 2005: 21,555 State rank: 27 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.60%; 1990-2000 5.80% Population 2000: 22,605 (White 91.60%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 1.30%; Asian 0.20%; Other 6.90%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 37.00
    Income 2000: per capita $14,710; median household $30,505; Population below poverty level: 14.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,866-$22,660
    Unemployment (2004): 7.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 20.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 45.40%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Cherokee County, South Carolina

    210 N Limestone St
    Gaffney, SC 29340
    Phone: (864) 487-2562
    Fax: (864) 487-2594
    www.cherokeecounty-sc.org

    On the central northern border of SC, east of Spartanburg; organized Feb 25, 1897 from Union, Spartanburg, and York counties. Name Origin: For the Indian tribe of Iroquoian linguistic stock. Name may derive from Creek tciloki 'people of a different speech.'

    Area (sq mi):: 397.28 (land 392.69; water 4.59) Population per square mile: 137.10
    Population 2005: 53,844 State rank: 24 Population change: 2000-20005 2.50%; 1990-2000 18.00% Population 2000: 52,537 (White 76.20%; Black or African American 20.60%; Hispanic or Latino 2.10%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.20%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 35.30
    Income 2000: per capita $16,421; median household $33,787; Population below poverty level: 13.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,314-$21,492
    Unemployment (2004): 8.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 23.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 30.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Gaffney County seat (12,969)

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    Cherokee County, North Carolina

    75 Peachtree St
    Murphy, NC 28906
    Phone: (828) 837-5527
    Fax: (828) 837-9684
    www.cherokeecounty-nc.org

    In the southwestern corner of NC, southwest of Asheville; organized Jan 4, 1839 from Macon County. Name Origin: For the Indian tribe of Iroquoian linguistic stock. Name may derive from Creek tciloki 'people of a different speech.'

    Area (sq mi):: 466.68 (land 455.19; water 11.49) Population per square mile: 56.70
    Population 2005: 25,796 State rank: 72 Population change: 2000-20005 6.20%; 1990-2000 20.50% Population 2000: 24,298 (White 94.10%; Black or African American 1.60%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.30%; Other 3.20%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 44.00
    Income 2000: per capita $15,814; median household $27,992; Population below poverty level: 15.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,572-$19,290
    Unemployment (2004): 5.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.20% Median travel time to work: 24.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 18.70%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Cherokee County, Texas

    PO Box 420
    Rusk, TX 75785
    Phone: (903) 683-2350
    Fax: (903) 683-5931
    www.co.cherokee.tx.us

    In northeastern TX, south of Tyler; organized Apr 11, 1846 from Nacogdoches County. Name Origin: For the Indian tribe of Iroquoian linguistic stock. Name may derive from Creek tciloki 'people of a different speech.'

    Area (sq mi):: 1061.93 (land 1052.22; water 9.72) Population per square mile: 46.10
    Population 2005: 48,464 State rank: 62 Population change: 2000-20005 3.90%; 1990-2000 13.70% Population 2000: 46,659 (White 69.30%; Black or African American 16.00%; Hispanic or Latino 13.20%; Asian 0.40%; Other 9.30%). Foreign born: 7.90%. Median age: 36.00
    Income 2000: per capita $13,980; median household $29,313; Population below poverty level: 17.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,165-$24,341
    Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 23.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.70%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Jacksonville (14,138)

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    Cherokee County, Oklahoma

    213 W Delaware St Rm 200
    Tahlequah, OK 74464
    Phone: (918) 456-3171
    Fax: (918) 458-6508

    In central-eastern OK, southeast of Tulsa; organized Nov 16, 1907 from Indian lands. Name Origin: For the Cherokee Nation, a tribe of Iroquoian linguistic stock. Name may derive from Creek tciloki 'people of a different speech.'

    Area (sq mi):: 776.40 (land 751.04; water 25.37) Population per square mile: 59.50
    Population 2005: 44,671 State rank: 19 Population change: 2000-20005 5.10%; 1990-2000 24.90% Population 2000: 42,521 (White 55.20%; Black or African American 1.20%; Hispanic or Latino 4.10%; Asian 0.30%; Other 42.10%). Foreign born: 2.60%. Median age: 32.30
    Income 2000: per capita $13,436; median household $26,536; Population below poverty level: 22.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,752-$19,625
    Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 24.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.80%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Tahlequah County seat (15,710)

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    PLANO, Texas -- ViewCast Corporation (OTCBB: VCST), a leading global provider of high-quality audio and video communication products, today announced that South Carolina's Cherokee County School District is using the ViewCast Niagara GoStream portable streaming media encoder to support distance-learning courses at Gaffney High School and Blacksburg High School.
    The miles continue to take a toll on the huge vehicles, with the county fire department's aging fire engines plugging along to answer calls around Cherokee County.
    CHEROKEE, Iowa, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To continue to stay ahead of rising demand for wireless voice, 3G multimedia and Internet access, Verizon Wireless has expanded its local network in Cherokee County, Iowa, by activating a new cell site.
    Blue Ridge Mountain Electric Membership Cooperative provided crucial fiber optic infrastructure in Cherokee County, interconnecting it to BalsamWest's network ring.
    Weiss Lake, located in Cherokee County, is an Alabama Power Company hydroelectric impoundment covering 30,200 acres and is a major economic driver for the county.
    The bank focuses on meeting the needs of individuals and small to medium-sized businesses in Cherokee County and adjacent areas of northern metro Atlanta.
    Unlike other products that eliminated unhealthy ingredients, airforce Nutrisoda added vitamins, minerals and amino acids that are specifically designed to support a student's physical needs," said Valerie Addis registered dietitian and director of food service, Cherokee County School District, SC.
    American Dynamics, a Tyco Security Products brand that is part of Tyco, the world s largest pure-play fire protection and security company, announced today that Cherokee County School District (CCSD), located in the Atlanta metro area, has chosen its American Dynamics video security solutions to secure its schools and other facilities.
    Radial Energy has rapidly assembled an impressive portfolio of oil and gas plays including working interests in three separate oil and gas prospects located in Cherokee County, Texas as well as in the Block 100 oil project located within the Huaya Anticline area in the Ucayali Basin of eastern Peru.
    The Cherokee County Public Works Agency, which operates public transit
    The new Holly Springs medical office -- Kaiser Permanente's first location in Cherokee County -- will be located in Suite 275 at 684 Sixes Road, just off Exit 11 on I-575.