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Hale County, Alabama

PO Box 396
Greensboro, AL 36744
Phone: (334) 624-4257
Fax: (334) 624-1715
www.halecoal.org

In west-central AL, south of Tuscaloosa; organized Jan 30, 1867 from Greene, Marengo, and Perry counties. Name Origin: For Stephen F. Hale (1816-78), early settler, lawyer, and Confederate army officer

Area (sq mi):: 656.47 (land 643.74; water 12.74) Population per square mile: 28.50
Population 2005: 18,316 State rank: 51 Population change: 2000-20005 6.60%; 1990-2000 10.90% Population 2000: 17,185 (White 39.60%; Black or African American 59.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 34.40
Income 2000: per capita $12,661; median household $25,807; Population below poverty level: 26.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,292-$18,368
Unemployment (2004): 7.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.70% Median travel time to work: 29.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 51.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Hale County, Texas

500 Broadway St Suite 140
Plainview, TX 79072
Phone: (806) 291-5261
Fax: (806) 291-9810
www.texasonline.net/halecounty/

In west-central TX panhandle, north of Lubbock; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For Lt. John C. Hale (?-1836), a TX officer killed in the battle of San Jacinto

Area (sq mi):: 1004.77 (land 1004.65; water 0.12) Population per square mile: 36.10
Population 2005: 36,233 State rank: 80 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.00%; 1990-2000 5.60% Population 2000: 36,602 (White 45.20%; Black or African American 5.80%; Hispanic or Latino 47.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 27.10%). Foreign born: 8.20%. Median age: 31.40
Income 2000: per capita $13,655; median household $31,280; Population below poverty level: 18.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,690-$22,848
Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 15.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 13.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Plainview County seat (21,995)

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    Located in Hale County, Alabama, the second poorest county in the state, Rural Studio gives students hands-on designing and building experience and challenges them to confront the philosophical, ethical, and practical questions that face architects, especially when designing with limited resources for people whose backgrounds may be very different from their own.
    This is Hale County, Alabama, one of the poorest places in the US and the rural backwater 'beneath the radar' of regulation where Samuel Mockbee found space to develop his Rural Studio.
    These are the construction materials students at Samuel Mockbee's "Rural Studio" use to build dream houses for poor people in Hale County, Alabama.
    The late Samuel Mockbee and his students at the Auburn University School of Architecture in Hale County, Alabama, made structures that were bracingly innovative in form and in their use of salvaged materials (e.
    and the Greensboro local municipality in Hale County, Alabama will be providing voice, video, and data services to its local community.
    A terrific piece by William Christenberry, meanwhile, can be seen as a deconstruction of the older photographer: Building, Hale County, Alabama, 1967-2000, a grid of sixteen pictures of a single buil ding as it is renovated, expanded, and transformed over thirty-odd years, starts out looking just like Evans and winds up closer to Bernd and Hilla Becher, not only describing a different structure (and a different America) but invoking a different conceptual genre.
    Even though there is no evidence to suggest that the Bank had any control over or even knowledge of the retailer's alleged misstatements, in early May, 1999, a jury in Hale County, Alabama found the Bank and the retailer to be jointly liable for $975,000 in compensatory damages and $580 million in punitive damages.
    Specially featured in the issue was an interview with the late Sam Mockbee, founder of Auburn University's rural studio, where students live and build innovative structures - sometimes out of the most unexpected materials such as hay bales and used tires - for residents of Hale County, Alabama.