Davidson County


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Davidson County, North Carolina

PO Box 1067
Lexington, NC 27293
Phone: (336) 242-2200
Fax: (336) 248-8440
www.co.davidson.nc.us/dcinfo.htm

In west-central NC, south of Winston-Salem; organized 1822 from Rowan County. Name Origin: For Gen. William Lee Davidson (1746-81), army officer killed during the Revolutionary War

Area (sq mi):: 566.77 (land 552.15; water 14.62) Population per square mile: 280.00
Population 2005: 154,623 State rank: 11 Population change: 2000-20005 5.00%; 1990-2000 16.20% Population 2000: 147,246 (White 85.70%; Black or African American 9.10%; Hispanic or Latino 3.20%; Asian 0.80%; Other 3.00%). Foreign born: 3.60%. Median age: 37.10
Income 2000: per capita $18,703; median household $38,640; Population below poverty level: 10.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,718-$26,036
Unemployment (2004): 6.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 22.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 44.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Thomasville (25,752)
  • Lexington County seat (20,472)

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    Davidson County, Tennessee

    205 Metro Courthouse
    Nashville, TN 37201
    Phone: (615) 862-6770
    Fax: (615) 862-6774
    www.nashville.gov

    In west-central TN, northwest of Murfreesboro; organized Apr 18, 1783 (prior to statehood) from Washington County. Name Origin: For Gen. William Lee Davidson (1746-81), officer killed during the Revolutionary War

    Area (sq mi):: 526.11 (land 502.26; water 23.85) Population per square mile: 1145.30
    Population 2005: 575,261 State rank: 2 Population change: 2000-20005 0.90%; 1990-2000 11.60% Population 2000: 569,891 (White 65.10%; Black or African American 25.90%; Hispanic or Latino 4.60%; Asian 2.30%; Other 4.80%). Foreign born: 6.90%. Median age: 34.10
    Income 2000: per capita $23,069; median household $39,797; Population below poverty level: 13.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $33,388-$38,056
    Unemployment (2004): 4.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 23.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 13.00%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Nashville County seat (546,719)
  • Goodlettsville (15,111)

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    References in periodicals archive ?
    See the Davidson County Clerk and Registration Renewals and Program Options/Enhancements Sections of the scope of work for more detailed information.
    6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- American Standard Brands is withdrawing plans to establish a new manufacturing and distribution facility in Davidson County, Tennessee, the company announced today.
    AUTOPSY Police officers and detectives at the Davidson County Sheriff 's Office are investigating the incident.
    com)-- The iconic and popular comic characters, Nancy and Sluggo have teamed up with the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) and Metro Nashville Public Works in a fun and educational coloring book for children in Davidson County Schools called Nancy Loves Nashville that is designed to promote the message that littering is wrong.
    4 Davidson County Community College Cosmetic Arts and the Total Image Cosmetic Arts Club students dressed up as zombies as part of the Michael Jackson "Thriller" performance.
    William Macklin, correctional officer, Metro Davidson County Detention Facility, Nashville, Tenn.
    The Davidson County Drug Court program in Nashville, Tennessee, founded in 1997, is rehabilitation-focused effort that has become a national protottype for innovation in addressing the offender.
    Of the 708 jobs (full-time equivalent) in Davidson County that were created by EITC expenditures in 2005, 150 were in retail, earning an average of $31,348; 81 were in accommodations/food services, earning an average of $20,769; and 80 were in other service-oriented business, earning an average of $19,881.
    and several private local investors announced the acquisition of the CNA Building in Davidson County for $18.
    Two attorneys filed a federal lawsuit in 2003 against the Davidson County Board of Commissioners for its decision to inscribe the national motto on the facade of the Davidson County Government Center.
    Disillusioned with the North Carolina government, Davidson County threw in with Franklin.
    Although only aimed for his own sessions, his request still rankles in Davidson County which is currently embroiled in a federal lawsuit over a sign reading "In God We Trust" on its government building.