Geneva County

Geneva County, Alabama

PO Box 86
Geneva, AL 36340
Phone: (334) 684-5620
Fax: (334) 684-5605

On southern border of AL, south of Dothan; organized Dec 26, 1868 from Coffee, Dale, and Henry counties. Name Origin: For Geneva, Switzerland, former home of the early settlers

Area (sq mi):: 578.90 (land 576.28; water 2.62) Population per square mile: 44.70
Population 2005: 25,735 State rank: 41 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.10%; 1990-2000 9.00% Population 2000: 25,764 (White 86.10%; Black or African American 10.60%; Hispanic or Latino 1.80%; Asian 0.10%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 39.30
Income 2000: per capita $14,620; median household $26,448; Population below poverty level: 19.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,151-$23,596
Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -4.40% Median travel time to work: 27.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 49.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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GENEVA, Feb 27 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Permanent Delegate to the UN and International Organizations in Geneva Ambassador Jamal Al-Ghunaim received here on Friday Acting Director-General of the UN Office at Geneva (UNOG) Michael Moller, Head of the UN Human Rights Council Ambassador Joachim Rucker, heads of several international organizations and representative of Geneva County government.
Four adults and a child were killed in a homeat Samson, Geneva County, and one person each at two other homes.
The gunman then headed east, into Geneva County, where he shot and killed five people - four adults and a child - at a home in the nearby town of Samson.
The gunman then headed east, into Geneva County, where he shot and killed four adults and a child at a home in the nearby town of Samson.
Frankie Lindsay, chief of police in Geneva County where five people were shot dead, said the man also fired at officers as they chased his vehicle in patrol cars.
Five people were then shot in a house in Samson, in Geneva county.
Frankie Lindsay, chief of police in Geneva County, said the man also fired at officers as they chased his vehicle in patrol cars.
He then headed east into Geneva County, where he shot and killed four adults and a child at a home in the nearby town of Samson.
The burglar alarm on the bait shop of 75-year-old Catherine Tate of Geneva County, Alabama, went off at about 11 p.
4) He was born as the first of seven children to Roy and Jessie Kelley, who were tenant farmers in Geneva County, Alabama.

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