Dickson County


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Dickson County, Tennessee

PO Box 267
Charlotte, TN 37036
Phone: (615) 789-7003
Fax: (615) 789-6075
www.dicksoncounty.net

In west-central TN, west of Nashville; organized Oct 25, 1803 from Montgomery and Robertson counties. Name Origin: For William Dickson (1770-1816), physician, TN legislator, and U.S. representative (1801-07)

Area (sq mi):: 491.28 (land 489.87; water 1.42) Population per square mile: 93.70
Population 2005: 45,894 State rank: 31 Population change: 2000-20005 6.30%; 1990-2000 23.10% Population 2000: 43,156 (White 92.70%; Black or African American 4.60%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 35.70
Income 2000: per capita $18,043; median household $39,056; Population below poverty level: 10.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,531-$23,877
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 30.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 42.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Dickson (12,760)

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    Living in Dickson County, Tennessee, I see every day how committed these men and women are to their communities.
    Until this year, he commuted to Nashville from his home in Dickson, but he now has a five-minute commute to his new teaching home, Dickson County High School.
    7m contract has been approved by the Dickson County Commission in August for site preparation work.
    Diversified Communications has been an excellent telecommunications company in the Hickman and Dickson County area since 1992.
    18, 2006, opening day of Tennessee's firearms season, Glenn Birchfield of Johnson City, Tennessee, was hunting in Dickson County.
    Fairview eventually sold its water and sewer department to Dickson County and paid $3 million for the construction of a new line.
    The Tennessee news station quoted Dickson County Sheriff's detective John Patterson as saying the women had been killed between midnight and 1 a.
    I will pray (I mean that literally) for the success of your magazine and for the hope that it might help eliminate some of the garbage so prevalent in the law enforcement world," said Jimmy Johnson, training sergeant of the Dickson County Sheriff's Office, Charlotte, Tenn.
    Table 1--Agencies and Counties Considered Greater Regional Nashville MPO Nashville RTA Nashville Council Davidson County Davidson County Davidson County Rutherford County Rutherford County Rutherford County Sumner County Sumner County Sumner County Williamson County Williamson County Williamson County Wilson County Wilson County Wilson County * Maury County Maury County Maury County * Robertson County Robertson County Robertson County Cheatham County Cheatham County Dickson County Dickson County Houston County Humphreys County Stewart County Trousdale County * Not "officially" in the MPO, but are generally considered a part of it.
    He was ordained to the Baptist ministry in 1806 at Turnbull's Creek Baptist Church in Dickson County and moved to a farm in Sumner County where he continued preaching.
    The newly created Dickson County Water Authority in Tennessee and the Laguna Sanitation District in California have both chosen ZENON's (TSE:ZEN.
    Among them was Brittney Settle-Gossett, who in 1991 sued a school in Dickson County, Tenn.