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Fulton County, Georgia

141 Pryor St SW Suite 10061
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: (404) 730-8320
Fax: (404) 730-8341
www.co.fulton.ga.us

In west-central GA; organized Dec 20, 1853 from De Kalb County; on Jan 1, 1932 annexed Campbell County (organized 1828 from Carroll, Coweta, De Kalb, Fayette, and Cherokee counties) and Milton County (organized 1857 from Cobb, Cherokee, and Forsyth counties). Name Origin: For Robert Fulton (1765-1815), builder of the Clermont, the first commercially successful steamboat. Some believe for Hamilton Fulton, the English engineer who surveyed a railroad through the present county

Area (sq mi):: 534.61 (land 528.66; water 5.95) Population per square mile: 1732.00
Population 2005: 915,623 State rank: 1 Population change: 2000-20005 12.20%; 1990-2000 25.70% Population 2000: 816,006 (White 45.30%; Black or African American 44.60%; Hispanic or Latino 5.90%; Asian 3.00%; Other 4.30%). Foreign born: 9.60%. Median age: 32.70
Income 2000: per capita $30,003; median household $47,321; Population below poverty level: 15.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $45,916-$48,647
Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 29.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 31.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Atlanta County seat (419,122)
  • Roswell (85,044)
  • East Point (35,457)
  • Alpharetta (34,245)
  • College Park (18,353)
  • Union City (13,355)

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    Fulton County, Kentucky

    PO Box 126
    Hickman, KY 42050
    Phone: (270) 236-2727
    Fax: (270) 236-2522

    On southwestern border of KY, southwest of Paducah; organized Jan 15, 1845 from Hickman County. Name Origin: For Robert Fulton (1765-1815), builder of the Clermont, the first commercially successful steamboat.

    Area (sq mi):: 230.55 (land 208.95; water 21.60) Population per square mile: 34.50
    Population 2005: 7,217 State rank: 111 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.90%; 1990-2000 -6.30% Population 2000: 7,752 (White 74.80%; Black or African American 23.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 38.50
    Income 2000: per capita $14,309; median household $24,382; Population below poverty level: 23.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,588-$23,468
    Unemployment (2004): 9.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.80% Median travel time to work: 18.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Fulton County, New York

    223 W Main St
    Johnstown, NY 12095
    Phone: (518) 736-5555
    Fax: (518) 762-3839
    www.fultoncountyny.org

    In east-central NY, east of Utica; organized Apr 18, 1838 from Montgomery County. Name Origin: For Robert Fulton (1765-1815), developer of the Clermont, the first commercially successful steamboat.

    Area (sq mi):: 532.90 (land 496.17; water 36.73) Population per square mile: 112.10
    Population 2005: 55,625 State rank: 45 Population change: 2000-20005 1.00%; 1990-2000 1.60% Population 2000: 55,073 (White 95.10%; Black or African American 1.80%; Hispanic or Latino 1.60%; Asian 0.50%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 1.90%. Median age: 38.60
    Income 2000: per capita $16,844; median household $33,663; Population below poverty level: 12.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,088-$25,109
    Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 22.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 34.60%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Gloversville (15,277)

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    Fulton County, Illinois

    100 N Main St
    Lewistown, IL 61542
    Phone: (309) 547-3041
    Fax: (309) 547-3326
    www.outfitters.com/illinois/fulton/

    In north-central IL, southwest of Peoria; organized Jan 18, 1823 from Pike County. Name Origin: For Robert Fulton (1765-1815), builder of the Clermont, the first commercially successful steamboat.

    Area (sq mi):: 882.59 (land 865.62; water 16.97) Population per square mile: 43.60
    Population 2005: 37,708 State rank: 38 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.40%; 1990-2000 0.40% Population 2000: 38,250 (White 94.30%; Black or African American 3.60%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 39.20
    Income 2000: per capita $17,373; median household $33,952; Population below poverty level: 9.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,081-$24,120
    Unemployment (2004): 7.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.20% Median travel time to work: 26.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 42.50%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Canton (14,933)

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    Fulton County, Pennsylvania

    116 W Market St Suite 203
    McConnellsburg, PA 17233
    Phone: (717) 485-3691
    Fax: (717) 485-9411
    fulton.sapdc.org

    On central southern border of PA, southeast of Altoona; organized Apr 19, 1851 from Bedford County. Name Origin: For Robert Fulton (1765-1815), developer of the Clermont, the first commercially successful steamboat.

    Area (sq mi):: 438.03 (land 437.57; water 0.46) Population per square mile: 33.50
    Population 2005: 14,673 State rank: 64 Population change: 2000-20005 2.90%; 1990-2000 3.10% Population 2000: 14,261 (White 98.00%; Black or African American 0.70%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 38.20
    Income 2000: per capita $16,409; median household $34,882; Population below poverty level: 10.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,300-$24,939
    Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.40% Median travel time to work: 31.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 45.40%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Fulton County, Indiana

    815 Main St
    Rochester, IN 46975
    Phone: (574) 223-2911
    Fax: (574) 223-8304
    www.fultoncounty-in.org

    In north-central IN, west of Ft. Wayne; established Feb 7, 1835 from Indian lands. Name Origin: For Robert Fulton (1765-1815) builder of the Clermont, the first commercially successful steamboat.

    Area (sq mi):: 371.37 (land 368.51; water 2.87) Population per square mile: 56.10
    Population 2005: 20,665 State rank: 71 Population change: 2000-20005 0.80%; 1990-2000 8.90% Population 2000: 20,511 (White 95.10%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 2.30%; Asian 0.40%; Other 2.70%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 37.90
    Income 2000: per capita $17,950; median household $38,290; Population below poverty level: 7.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,173-$24,209
    Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.90% Median travel time to work: 22.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.90%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Fulton County, Arkansas

    PO Box 219
    Salem, AR 72576
    Phone: (870) 895-3310
    Fax: (870) 895-3383

    On north-central border of AR; organized Dec 21, 1842 from Izard County. Name Origin: For William Savin Fulton (1795-1844), governor of the Arkansas Territory and U.S. senator (1836-44)

    Area (sq mi):: 620.31 (land 618.16; water 2.16) Population per square mile: 19.30
    Population 2005: 11,934 State rank: 59 Population change: 2000-20005 2.50%; 1990-2000 16.00% Population 2000: 11,642 (White 97.30%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.20%; Other 2.00%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 43.00
    Income 2000: per capita $15,712; median household $25,529; Population below poverty level: 16.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,204-$18,485
    Unemployment (2004): 5.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 26.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 50.10%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Fulton County, Ohio

    152 S Fulton St Suite 270
    Wauseon, OH 43567
    Phone: (419) 337-9255
    Fax: (419) 337-9285
    www.fultoncountyoh.com

    On the northwestern border of OH, west of Toledo; organized Apr 1, 1850 from Lucas, Henry, and Williams counties. Name Origin: For Robert Fulton (1765-1815), builder of the Clermont, the first commercially successful steamboat.

    Area (sq mi):: 407.32 (land 406.78; water 0.54) Population per square mile: 105.60
    Population 2005: 42,955 State rank: 55 Population change: 2000-20005 2.10%; 1990-2000 9.30% Population 2000: 42,084 (White 92.70%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 5.80%; Asian 0.40%; Other 3.70%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 36.10
    Income 2000: per capita $18,999; median household $44,074; Population below poverty level: 5.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,776-$28,860
    Unemployment (2004): 6.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.00% Median travel time to work: 21.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 39.00%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    30 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless, the wireless company with the largest 3G network, has activated a new cell site in Fulton County, Pennsylvania, which enables more customers to use their wireless phones concurrently to make calls; send and receive email and text, picture and video messages; view high quality videos; access the Internet; and download music, games and ringtones, while enjoying clearer reception and fewer dropped calls.
    In sharp contrast to the bustling half-million city of Portland, Oregon, rural Fulton County, Pennsylvania located on the mountainous Pennsylvania-Maryland line 30 miles west of Gettysburg has a total population of fewer than 15,000 spread through the small town of McConnellsburg, smaller settlements, rural pockets and state game lands and forests.
    After Tom Rawls visited Fulton County, Pennsylvania, several years ago, he went home and turned out a sympathetic portrait of the rural redoubt and two "outsiders"--this reviewer and his partner--who were struggling to move from daily journalism to full-time farming.

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