Coffee County


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Coffee County, Georgia

101 S Peterson Ave
Douglas, GA 31533
Phone: (912) 384-4799
Fax: (912) 384-0291

In south-central GA, northeast of Valdosta; organized Feb 9, 1854 from Clinch, Irwin, Telfair, and Ware counties. Name Origin: For Gen. John Coffee (1782-1836), an officer in the Indian wars, U.S. representative from GA (1833-36), and cousin to John Coffee of TN

Area (sq mi):: 602.61 (land 598.90; water 3.72) Population per square mile: 66.20
Population 2005: 39,674 State rank: 49 Population change: 2000-20005 6.00%; 1990-2000 26.40% Population 2000: 37,413 (White 66.00%; Black or African American 25.90%; Hispanic or Latino 6.80%; Asian 0.60%; Other 5.20%). Foreign born: 5.40%. Median age: 32.10
Income 2000: per capita $15,530; median household $30,710; Population below poverty level: 19.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,510-$21,549
Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 20.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 12.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Douglas County seat (10,916)

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    Coffee County, Alabama

    230-M Court Ave
    Elba, AL 36323
    Phone: (334) 897-2954

    In southeastern AL, northwest of Dothan; organized Dec 29, 1841 from Dale County. Name Origin: For Gen. John Coffee (1772-1833), TN surveyor and officer who oversaw the removal of the Choctaws and Chickasaws to the OK Territory

    Area (sq mi):: 680.48 (land 678.99; water 1.49) Population per square mile: 67.10
    Population 2005: 45,567 State rank: 28 Population change: 2000-20005 4.50%; 1990-2000 8.40% Population 2000: 43,615 (White 75.60%; Black or African American 18.40%; Hispanic or Latino 2.70%; Asian 0.90%; Other 3.60%). Foreign born: 2.70%. Median age: 37.20
    Income 2000: per capita $18,321; median household $33,664; Population below poverty level: 14.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,452-$26,837
    Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.40% Median travel time to work: 21.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Enterprise (22,231)

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    Coffee County, Tennessee

    1327 McArthur Dr Suite 1
    Manchester, TN 37355
    Phone: (931) 723-5106
    Fax: (931) 723-8248
    www.coffeecountytn.org

    In south-central TN, southeast of Murfreesboro; organized Jan 8, 1836 from Franklin, Warren, and Bedford counties. Name Origin: For Gen. John Coffee (1772-1833), officer in the War of 1812 who later oversaw the removal of the Choctaws and Chickasaws to OK Territory

    Area (sq mi):: 434.46 (land 428.84; water 5.62) Population per square mile: 118.60
    Population 2005: 50,869 State rank: 28 Population change: 2000-20005 5.90%; 1990-2000 19.00% Population 2000: 48,014 (White 92.30%; Black or African American 3.60%; Hispanic or Latino 2.20%; Asian 0.70%; Other 2.20%). Foreign born: 2.30%. Median age: 37.50
    Income 2000: per capita $18,137; median household $34,898; Population below poverty level: 14.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,095-$26,560
    Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 22.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 24.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Tullahoma (18,677)

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    References in periodicals archive ?
    Coffee County Realty and Auction C Manchester, Tennessee
    Hale, of Coffee County in Tennessee, met Lisa last Friday and officers believe he killed her at his home later that day.
    Coffee-Douglas Chamber of Commerce Vice President Andrea Taylor shares why the program is so important for her community: "In Coffee County we believe that having a strong workforce is one of the most important keys to economic development.
    for the confidence they have placed in us, the local representatives of Coffee County and Manchester for their support through the years and last, but certainly not least, the State of Tennessee and the Economic and Community Development for all their support.
    Tennessee politician, Coffee County Commissioner Barry West, is under fire this week after posting a photo on his Facebook page of a cowboy aiming a gun with the caption, "How to wink at a Muslim.
    She honed in on her talent and aspirations as a member of Coffee County, GA, 4-H.
    Missie was born in Coffee County Alabama, the daughter of Mirtie and Lonnie Frazier.
    Those newspapers that responded with a definite "yes" include: Hays Daily News, Ellsworth County Independent, Coffee County Republican, Eureka Herald, Cunningham Courier, Osage County Herald-Chronicle, The Wichita Eagle, The Kansas City Star, The Southwest Times, Kiowa News, The Manhattan Mercury, Iola Register, The Times-Sentinel, The Ottawa Herald and The Ark City Traveler.
    Coffee County Sheriff Steve Graves said arrests were up slightly with more than 50 as of Sunday afternoon, but that festival-related crime was "about normal.
    The shooting spree began in Kinston, a small town in Coffee County, and continued to Samson, where McLendon killed his grandmother, uncle and others, the FBI said.
    The bloodshed began in Kinston, near the Alabama-Florida border, where the shooter burned down his mother's house, according to the Coffee County coroner, Robert Preachers.