Effingham County

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Effingham County, Illinois

PO Box 628
Effingham, IL 62401
Phone: (217) 342-6535
Fax: (217) 342-3577

In central IL southeast of Decatur; organized Feb 15, 1831 from Fayette and Crawford counties. Name Origin: For either Thomas Howard (1746-91), 3rd Earl of Effingham, who supported the Americans during the Revolutionary War, or Gen. Edward Effingham, who resigned from the British Army rather than fight the colonists

Area (sq mi):: 479.90 (land 478.70; water 1.20) Population per square mile: 72.20
Population 2005: 34,581 State rank: 45 Population change: 2000-20005 0.90%; 1990-2000 8.10% Population 2000: 34,264 (White 98.20%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.30%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 35.70
Income 2000: per capita $18,301; median household $39,379; Population below poverty level: 8.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,054-$26,600
Unemployment (2004): 6.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 17.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 10.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Effingham County seat (12,413)

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    Effingham County, Georgia

    601 N Laurel St
    Springfield, GA 31329
    Phone: (912) 754-2153
    Fax: (912) 754-4157

    On the central eastern border of GA, north of Savannah; original county; organized Feb 5, 1777 (prior to statehood) from Saint Mathew and Saint Phillips parishes. Name Origin: For Thomas Howard (1746-91), Earl of Effingham, a pro-colonist English army officer

    Area (sq mi):: 482.82 (land 479.41; water 3.40) Population per square mile: 97.90
    Population 2005: 46,924 State rank: 40 Population change: 2000-20005 25.00%; 1990-2000 46.10% Population 2000: 37,535 (White 83.90%; Black or African American 13.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.50%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 33.60
    Income 2000: per capita $18,873; median household $46,505; Population below poverty level: 9.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,589-$23,553
    Unemployment (2004): 3.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 31.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 66.70%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    References in periodicals archive ?
    Upon completion of the acquisition and relocating the assets to Effingham County, the company believes that it will be the largest Prop rental house in Coastal Georgia.
    On December 8, 2014, FONU2 acquired Studioplex City, LLC, and on February 10, 2015, the company acquired the lease to the 1,560-acre property in Effingham County, Georgia from Moon River Studios, Inc.
    Effingham County State's Attorney Bryan Kibler said DeRyke told investigators he was baby-sitting Willow and her 3-year-old brother.
    The demographic breakdown of Effingham County (Table 1) shows that it is predominantly white, (98.
    My first full-time environmental health position as a sanitarian-in-training was with the Effingham County Health Department in Illinois.
    Wildcat Hollow State Forest is a 283 ha tract located in Effingham County, Illinois, about 3 miles north of Mason (S2, 3, 11 T6N, R5E; 38[degrees]59'10"N 88[degrees]36'30"W).
    Lowery, 52, left his job earlier this year as a reporter at the Savannah Morning News, where he covered neighboring Effingham County.
    has been awarded a $56,000 recycling grant for the implementation of an expanded drop-off service for residents of Effingham County as well as those of neighboring Cumberland, Shelby, Fayette and Marion counties.
    According to the order, Irby and Leeper had tried to sell an interest in an oil well to be drilled in Effingham County, Ill.
    Reported by: E Martin, J Cantwell, MD, Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games, Atlanta; D Blumenthal, MD, Fulton County Health Dept, Atlanta; P Wiesner, MD, DeKalb County Board of Health, Decatur; SH King, MD, Chatham and Effingham county health depts, Savannah KE Toomeg MD, State Epidemiologist P Meehan, MD, Div of Public Health, Georgia Dept of Human Resources.