Hawkins County

Hawkins County, Tennessee

110 E Main St
Rogersville, TN 37857
Phone: (423) 272-7002
Fax: (423) 272-5801

On the northeastern border of TN, west of Kingsport; organized Nov 18, 1786 (prior to statehood) from Sullivan County. Name Origin: For Benjamin Hawkins (1754-1816), French interpreter for George Washington (1732-99), member of the Continental Congress (1781-84; 1786-87), U.S. senator from NC (1789-95), and Indian agent for all tribes south of the Ohio River

Area (sq mi):: 499.63 (land 486.66; water 12.97) Population per square mile: 115.50
Population 2005: 56,196 State rank: 23 Population change: 2000-20005 4.90%; 1990-2000 20.20% Population 2000: 53,563 (White 96.70%; Black or African American 1.50%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 37.80
Income 2000: per capita $16,073; median household $31,300; Population below poverty level: 15.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,248-$22,029
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 24.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 48.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The sale did not include the assets of Manufactured Methane Corporation, including the methane facility and electric generator at Carter Valley landfill in Hawkins County, Tennessee.
According to Wellmont, he plans to begin the conversion to CPOE at Hawkins County Memorial Hospital in October 2010 and have all other facilities on line by September 2011.
His gang consists of five other delinquents, including their sociopathic son of Judge Charles Halloran, the Hawkins County Juvenile Court Judge.
A more recent attempt to ban The Wizard of Oz occurred in 1986, when fundamentalist parents in Hawkins County, Tenn.
on July 13, a 53-year-old deputy with the Hawkins County Sheriff's Department was shot down in Treadway during a police standoff with a burglary suspect.
Hawkins County Public Schools - slowly worked its way through the courts.
Wellmont Health System is comprised of a network of hospitals across Tennessee and Virginia, including: Bristol Regional Medical Center, Holston Valley Medical Center, Hawkins County Memorial Hospital, Hancock County Hospital, Mountain View Regional Medical Center, Lonesome Pine Hospital and Lee Regional Medical Center.
Bailey continued: "We continue to work toward completion of the Company's methane extraction process at the Carter Valley landfill in Hawkins County, Tennessee.
I am also pleased to state that on August 3, 2009 we resumed sales of methane gas from the facilities operated by our subsidiary, Manufactured Methane, at Carter Valley in Tennessee to Hawkins County Gas Utility District, on a month to month basis.
The new directories include the Tri-Cities and the Greene and Hawkins County areas in Tennessee, the Southwest Virginia area and the Texoma area in Texas.
In Hawkins County, in Church Hill along 11W and SR 2367; in Stoney Point, along 11W and Hwy.
Construction on the second and final phase of the system began in April of this year and involves the installation of 32 miles of pipeline from Hawkins County to Kingsport, Tennessee.