Claiborne County


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Claiborne County, Mississippi

410 Market St
Port Gibson, MS 39150
Phone: (601) 437-5841
Fax: (601) 437-4543

On the southwestern border of MS, south of Vicksburg; organized Jan 27, 1802 (prior to statehood) from Jefferson County. Name Origin: For William Charles Cole Claiborne (1775-1817), governor of the Mississippi Territory (1801-05), of the Orleans Territory (1804-12), and of LA (1812-16)

Area (sq mi):: 501.36 (land 486.77; water 14.59) Population per square mile: 23.60
Population 2005: 11,492 State rank: 69 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.90%; 1990-2000 4.10% Population 2000: 11,831 (White 15.10%; Black or African American 84.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.60%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 25.60
Income 2000: per capita $11,244; median household $22,615; Population below poverty level: 32.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,143-$17,028
Unemployment (2004): 10.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 30.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 43.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Claiborne County, Tennessee

1740 Main St
Tazewell, TN 37879
Phone: (423) 626-3284
Fax: (423) 626-3604
www.claibornecounty.com

On central northern border of TN, north of Knoxville; organized Oct 29, 1801 from Grainger and Hawkins counties. Name Origin: For William Charles Coles Claiborne (1775-1817), governor of the Mississippi Territory (1801-05), of the Orleans Territory (1804-12), and of LA (1812-16), and U.S. representative from TN (1797-1801)

Area (sq mi):: 441.55 (land 434.28; water 7.27) Population per square mile: 71.50
Population 2005: 31,033 State rank: 47 Population change: 2000-20005 3.90%; 1990-2000 14.30% Population 2000: 29,862 (White 97.40%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 37.40
Income 2000: per capita $13,032; median household $25,782; Population below poverty level: 22.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,155-$21,037
Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 27.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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This comprises the shallow draft harbours and ports of Greenville, Vicksburg, Rosedale, Yellow Bend, Lake Providence, Madison Parish, and Claiborne County.
The Tennessee Department of Transportation for a section of SR 63 in Claiborne County east from the Campbell County line to MP 4.
Dustin, of Claiborne County, said: "We pulled his head up on to the bank so he wouldn't float away, but he was so heavy he wasn't going anywhere.
Rose points to a project in Claiborne County, the high school there.
Lutz (1950a; b) surveyed Claiborne County and established a list of the land mollusks present including the description of a new species of Triodopsis.
From the John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture comes an analysis of local political and economic actions in the post-freedom movement period, including the Claiborne County 1982 Supreme Court victory asserting the legality of political economic boycotts for political protest.
CASE FACTS: Ilene Cathy Winstead, a 32-year-old woman, was admitted to Claiborne County Hospital on January 22, 1990, for an elective work-up for complaints of abdominal swelling with no acute distress.
WASHINGTON -- In release dated August 15, 2011, Claiborne County Center hours of operation should read: 10:00 a.
Motorcycle enthusiasts will enjoy a full weekend of entertainment and competition including live music, a fireworks display, a bike show, and games at this 4th annual event at the Claiborne County Fairgrounds on Highway 61.
This includes the shallow draft harbours and ports of Greenville, Vicksburg, Rosedale, Yellow Bend, Lake Providence, Madison Parish, and Claiborne County.
1 percent of males 15 and older were married while in Claiborne County, Miss.
The purpose of this research was to study spatial and temporal habitat partitioning between a sympatric community of fox (Sciurus niger) and gray (Sciurus carolinensis) squirrels in Claiborne County, Tennessee.