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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The communities and school districts selected in the second round include: Anderson County Schools Anderson County; Oak Ridge Schools Anderson County; Claiborne County School District Claiborne County; Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools Davidson County; DeKalb County Board of Education DeKalb County; Dyer County Schools Dyer County; Dyersburg City Schools Dyer County; Hamblen County Schools Hamblen County; Marion County Board of Education Marion County;Monroe County Schools Monroe County.
s_cid=mm6626a4_w) report released in July 2017, three Tennessee counties, namely Campbell County, Claiborne County and Cocke County, were included in a list of U.
The municipal electric system gets steam coal from Foresight Energy's Sugar Camp longwall mine near Akin in Franklin County, Illinois, and Copper GIo Mining's undeground mine in Claiborne County, Tennessee.
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.
During Lincoln's War (1861-1865), no other home in all of Claiborne County had as much character as Windsor.
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.
She also received recognition from the Kentucky Press Association for the paper's coverage of the Claiborne County tornadoes in the spring of 2007.
Claiborne County, Mississippi), physician-assisted suicide (Glucksberg and Vacco) and the use of race as a factor in university admissions (the University of Michigan affirmative-action cases, Grutter and Gratz).
A Taste of Freedom: The Black Freedom Struggle in Claiborne County, Mississippi by Emilye Crosby, University of North Carolina Press, November 2005 $55, ISBN 0-807-82965-X
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.
Roosevelt Hill, an office assistant at the Port Gibson High School in Claiborne County, Mississippi, is thrilled over his state Association's successful 1994 lobbying campaign to win fully paid health care for all full-time school workers.