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Hawkins County, Tennessee

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

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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Tengasco Inc (NYSE American:TGC) and its wholly owned subsidiary Manufactured Methane Corporation announced on Friday the joint divestment all of the methane facility gas treatment facilities and electricity generation facilities located at the Carter Valley landfill owned by Republic Services Inc in Hawkins County, Tennessee, for USD2.
Rogersville Middle School, Hawkins County, Tennessee, and Walters State Community College, Morristown, Tennessee
Bailey continued: "We continue to work toward completion of the Company's methane extraction process at the Carter Valley landfill in Hawkins County, Tennessee.