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Harris County, Georgia

PO Box 528
Hamilton, GA 31811
Phone: (706) 628-4944
Fax: (706) 628-7039
www.harriscountychamber.org

On central western border of GA, north of Columbus; organized Dec 14, 1827 from Muscogee and Troup counties. Name Origin: For Charles Harris (1772-1827), a Savannah lawyer and city official

Area (sq mi):: 472.93 (land 463.69; water 9.24) Population per square mile: 59.90
Population 2005: 27,779 State rank: 60 Population change: 2000-20005 17.20%; 1990-2000 33.20% Population 2000: 23,695 (White 77.80%; Black or African American 19.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.50%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 1.90%. Median age: 38.50
Income 2000: per capita $21,680; median household $47,763; Population below poverty level: 8.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $30,537-$32,173
Unemployment (2004): 3.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 29.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 75.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Harris County, Texas

1001 Preston St 4th Fl
Houston, TX 77002
Phone: (713) 755-5000
www.co.harris.tx.us

In east-central TX, north of Galveston; organized as Harrrisburg County Mar 17, 1836 (prior to statehood) from Austin and Liberty counties (Old Mexican Municipality); name changed Dec 28, 1839. Name Origin: For John Richardson Harris (1790-1829), trading post owner who ran steamboats between Texas and New Orleans

Area (sq mi):: 1777.69 (land 1728.83; water 48.87) Population per square mile: 2136.20
Population 2005: 3,693,050 State rank: 1 Population change: 2000-20005 8.60%; 1990-2000 20.70% Population 2000: 3,400,578 (White 42.10%; Black or African American 18.50%; Hispanic or Latino 32.90%; Asian 5.10%; Other 17.70%). Foreign born: 22.20%. Median age: 31.20
Income 2000: per capita $21,435; median household $42,598; Population below poverty level: 15.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $35,607-$36,314
Unemployment (2004): 6.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 28.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 6.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Houston County seat (201,262)
  • Pasadena (144,174)
  • Baytown (67,321)
  • La Porte (33,265)
  • Deer Park (28,647)
  • Bellaire (16,948)
  • South Houston (16,350)
  • West University Place (14,820)
  • Humble (14,757)
  • Katy (13,012)
  • Seabrook (10,856)
  • Galena Park (10,341)
  • Jacinto City (10,048)

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