Decatur County


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Decatur County, Georgia

PO Box 726
Bainbridge, GA 39818
Phone: (229) 248-3030
Fax: (229) 246-2062

On the southwestern border of GA, southwest of Albany; organized Dec 8, 1823 from Early county. Name Origin: For Stephen F. Decatur (1779-1820), U.S. naval officer during the War of 1812 and in actions against the Barbary pirates near Tripoli, who said ". . . may she always be in the right; but our country, right or wrong!"

Area (sq mi):: 623.16 (land 596.80; water 26.36) Population per square mile: 48.00
Population 2005: 28,618 State rank: 55 Population change: 2000-20005 1.30%; 1990-2000 10.70% Population 2000: 28,240 (White 55.90%; Black or African American 39.90%; Hispanic or Latino 3.20%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.50%). Foreign born: 2.30%. Median age: 34.40
Income 2000: per capita $15,063; median household $28,820; Population below poverty level: 22.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,931-$21,038
Unemployment (2004): 6.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 22.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 22.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Bainbridge County seat (12,106)

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    Decatur County, Tennessee

    PO Box 488
    Decaturville, TN 38329
    Phone: (731) 852-2131
    Fax: (731) 852-2130
    www.decaturcountytn.org

    In western TN, southeast of Jackson; organized Nov 1845 from Perry County. Name Origin: For Stephen Decatur (1779-1820), U.S. naval officer during the War of 1812 and in actions against the Barbary pirates near Tripoli, who said, ". . . may she always be in the right; but our country, right or wrong."

    Area (sq mi):: 344.91 (land 333.90; water 11.01) Population per square mile: 35.00
    Population 2005: 11,686 State rank: 83 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.40%; 1990-2000 12.00% Population 2000: 11,731 (White 93.40%; Black or African American 3.50%; Hispanic or Latino 2.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 2.20%). Foreign born: 1.70%. Median age: 41.20
    Income 2000: per capita $17,285; median household $28,741; Population below poverty level: 16.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,184-$22,491
    Unemployment (2004): 7.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.80% Median travel time to work: 25.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 34.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Decatur County, Indiana

    150 Courthouse Sq Suite 244
    Greensburg, IN 47240
    Phone: (812) 663-8223
    Fax: (812) 662-6627
    www.decaturcounty.in.gov

    In southeast IN, east of Columbus; established Dec 31, 1821 from Indian lands. Name Origin: For Stephen Decatur (1779-1820), U.S. naval officer during the War of 1812 and in actions against the Barbary pirates near Tripoli, who said "...may she always be in the right; but our country, right or wrong!"

    Area (sq mi):: 373.42 (land 372.60; water 0.81) Population per square mile: 67.60
    Population 2005: 25,184 State rank: 62 Population change: 2000-20005 2.60%; 1990-2000 3.80% Population 2000: 24,555 (White 98.10%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.70%; Other 0.70%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 35.80
    Income 2000: per capita $18,582; median household $40,401; Population below poverty level: 9.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,266-$26,277
    Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.70% Median travel time to work: 19.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 25.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Greensburg County seat (10,462)

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    Decatur County, Iowa

    207 N Main St
    Leon, IA 50144
    Phone: (641) 446-4382
    Fax: (641) 446-7159

    On central southern border of IA, south of Des Moines; organized 1846 from Appanoose County. Name Origin: For Stephen Decatur (1779-1820), U.S. naval officer during the War of 1812 and in actions against the Barbary pirates near Tripoli, who said "...may she always be in the right; but our country, right or wrong!"

    Area (sq mi):: 533.32 (land 531.80; water 1.52) Population per square mile: 16.20
    Population 2005: 8,605 State rank: 86 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.00%; 1990-2000 4.20% Population 2000: 8,689 (White 95.50%; Black or African American 1.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.70%; Asian 0.60%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 36.40
    Income 2000: per capita $14,209; median household $27,343; Population below poverty level: 15.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,211-$18,713
    Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 22.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 31.90%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Decatur County, Kansas

    PO Box 28
    Oberlin, KS 67749
    Phone: (785) 475-8102
    Fax: (785) 475-8130
    www.oberlinkansas.org

    On the northwestern border of KS; organized Mar 6, 1873 from Norton County. Name Origin: For Stephen F. Decatur (1779-1820), U.S. naval officer during the War of 1812 and in actions against the Barbary pirates near Tripoli, who said ". . . may she always be in the right; but our country, right or wrong."

    Area (sq mi):: 894.18 (land 893.55; water 0.63) Population per square mile: 3.60
    Population 2005: 3,191 State rank: 85 Population change: 2000-20005 -8.10%; 1990-2000 -13.70% Population 2000: 3,472 (White 97.50%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 44.30
    Income 2000: per capita $16,348; median household $30,257; Population below poverty level: 11.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,303-$24,121
    Unemployment (2004): 3.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 16.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 15.40%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    In this study, we are presenting some link between water hardness, calcium and magnesium levels, cardiovascular diseases and cerebrovascular disease (CVD and CBVD) in Decatur County of Georgia, USA.
    Verizon Wireless said the new site will enhance voice and 3G data coverage in the southeast section of Decatur County and the southwest section of Perry County, including Ross Creek State Park and the surrounding marinas.
    7 million-square-foot Decatur County facility on 1,700 acres will ultimately produce 200,000 vehicles a year and employ 2,000 workers.
    The train struck the cab of the truck and pushed the mangled, burning wreckage about 700 feet before it could stop, Decatur County Sheriff Wiley Griffin said.
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    Hughes was born April 26, 1909, in Decatur County, Iowa, to Huddie and Odessa Buell Hughes.