Grady County


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Grady County, Georgia

250 N Broad St
Cairo, GA 39828
Phone: (229) 377-1512
Fax: (229) 377-1039

On southern border of GA, west of Valdosta; organized Aug 17, 1905 from Decatur and Thomas counties. Name Origin: For Henry Woodfin Grady (1850-89), GA orator and journalist, editor, and part-owner of the Atlanta Constitution.

Area (sq mi):: 460.34 (land 458.12; water 2.22) Population per square mile: 53.40
Population 2005: 24,466 State rank: 69 Population change: 2000-20005 3.40%; 1990-2000 16.70% Population 2000: 23,659 (White 63.20%; Black or African American 30.10%; Hispanic or Latino 5.20%; Asian 0.30%; Other 4.90%). Foreign born: 3.90%. Median age: 35.50
Income 2000: per capita $14,278; median household $28,656; Population below poverty level: 21.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,840-$21,122
Unemployment (2004): 4.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.80% Median travel time to work: 24.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 43.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Grady County, Oklahoma

326 Choctaw St
Chickasha, OK 73018
Phone: (405) 224-7388
Fax: (405) 222-4506
www.gradycountyok.com

In south-central OK, southwest of Oklahoma City; organized Nov 16, 1907 from Caddo and Comanche counties. Name Origin: For Henry Woodfin Grady (1850-89), orator and editor of the Atlanta Constitution newspaper, whose writings and ideas helped alleviate the post-Civil War depression of the South.

Area (sq mi):: 1105.30 (land 1100.96; water 4.34) Population per square mile: 44.80
Population 2005: 49,369 State rank: 14 Population change: 2000-20005 8.50%; 1990-2000 9.00% Population 2000: 45,516 (White 86.10%; Black or African American 3.10%; Hispanic or Latino 2.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 9.20%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 36.50
Income 2000: per capita $15,846; median household $32,625; Population below poverty level: 13.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,357-$22,956
Unemployment (2004): 4.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 26.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 41.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Chickasha County seat (16,463)

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    Sarah McKinley, an 18-year-old single mom, called 911 when she found two men trying to break into her mobile home in Grady County, Oklahoma.
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    Smith gravel pit (OMNH locality V527), Chickasha, Grady County, Oklahoma, as part of the Chickasha local fauna (Smith and Cifelli, 2000).
    There's a guy at my door and I'm here by myself with my infant baby," 18-year-old widow Sarah Dawn McKinley told Grady County dispatcher Diane Graham.
    Also in there are such wonderfully exotic publications as the Chickasha News, from Grady County in Oklahoma, but as far as I can see (though I am prepared to be proved wrong) the little old Examiner appears to be the only limey news outlet being made privy to this information.
    The 12,400-foot Horn well located in Grady County, Oklahoma has produced 12.
    auriculatus was recovered in situ from the lower Oligocene Bridgeboro Formation in Grady County, Georgia.
    They wage an ongoing campaign for no-cost health care for the poor at Grady County Hospital, and they fight for public space for the homeless at downtown Woodruff Park.