Gilmer County

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Gilmer County, Georgia

1 West Side Sq
Ellijay, GA 30540
Phone: (706) 635-4361
Fax: (706) 635-4359
www.gilmerchamber.com

In north-central GA, north of Atlanta; organized Dec 3, 1832 from Cherokee County. Name Origin: For George Rockingham Gilmer (1790-1859), U.S. representative from GA (1821-23; 1827-29; 1833-35) and twice governor (1829-31; 1837-39)

Area (sq mi):: 431.83 (land 426.69; water 5.14) Population per square mile: 64.10
Population 2005: 27,335 State rank: 62 Population change: 2000-20005 16.50%; 1990-2000 75.50% Population 2000: 23,456 (White 90.80%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 7.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 6.00%). Foreign born: 5.80%. Median age: 37.30
Income 2000: per capita $17,147; median household $35,140; Population below poverty level: 12.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,631-$21,517
Unemployment (2004): 3.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 31.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 38.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Gilmer County, West Virginia

10 Howard St
Glenville, WV 26351
Phone: (304) 462-7641
Fax: (304) 462-8855

In central WV, southwest of Clarksburg; organized Feb 3, 1845 from Lewis and Kanawha counties. Name Origin: For Thomas Walker Gilmer (1802-44), VA legislator, governor (1840-41), U.S. representative (1841-44), and U.S. secretary of the Navy (1844)

Area (sq mi):: 340.07 (land 340.05; water 0.02) Population per square mile: 20.40
Population 2005: 6,950 State rank: 53 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.90%; 1990-2000 -6.60% Population 2000: 7,160 (White 96.90%; Black or African American 0.90%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.60%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 36.80
Income 2000: per capita $12,498; median household $22,857; Population below poverty level: 25.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,531-$19,988
Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.60% Median travel time to work: 30.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 28.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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