George County

George County, Mississippi

355 Cox St Suite A
Lucedale, MS 39452
Phone: (601) 947-4801
Fax: (601) 947-1300

On the southeastern border of MS, north of Pascagoula; organized Mar 16, 1810 (prior to statehood) from Greene and Jackson counties. Name Origin: For Gen. James Zachariah George (1826-97), Confederate army officer and U.S. senator from MS (1881-97)

Area (sq mi):: 483.63 (land 478.29; water 5.34) Population per square mile: 44.40
Population 2005: 21,259 State rank: 45 Population change: 2000-20005 11.00%; 1990-2000 14.80% Population 2000: 19,144 (White 88.70%; Black or African American 8.80%; Hispanic or Latino 1.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 33.30
Income 2000: per capita $14,337; median household $34,730; Population below poverty level: 16.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,745-$19,725
Unemployment (2004): 8.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 36.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 52.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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King George County, Virginia, a political subdivision of the Commonwealth of Virginia and a body politic, (KGC), and the King George County Service Authority (KGCSA), desire to engage the services of qualified firms to provide Professional Engineering Services as further detailed below.
May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bladensburg WWI Memorial Peace Cross was dedicated in 1925 to honor 49 men from Prince George County, Maryland who fought and died for our country during WWI.
The company has 170 employees and branch offices in Dayton, Ohio; Killeen, Texas; Heidelberg, Germany; and Prince George County, Tysons Corner and Alexandria, Va.
The Purpose And Intent Of This Invitation For Bid (Ifb) Is To Establish A Firm Fixed Price, From Qualified Sources, To Design, Fabricate, And Construct A Metal Storage Building For The King George County S Sheriff S Office, Including Concrete Foundation And Slab, Located At 10445 Government Center Boulevard, In Accordance With The Specifications, Terms And Conditions Stated Herein.
3 acres in central Prince George County at the intersection of Courthouse Road and Prince George Drive.
NEW YORK -- Fitch Ratings assigns an underlying 'A' rating to the Industrial Development Authority (IDA) of King George County, VA's $31.
CMC) will put up a $12 million rebar facility in King George County, said Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe.
5 million, 778,000-square foot state-of-the-art distribution center in Prince George County, Va.
Inglewood Office Center is a seven-building office campus located in Prince George County, Maryland, just east of Washington, D.
This project will increase safety by constructing a left turn lane from Route 460 (County Drive) west to Route 657 (Enterprise Drive) in Prince George County.
SEI) has sold a 50-percent partnership interest in its SEI Birchwood Power Facility, under construction in King George County, Va.