Hickman County

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Hickman County, Tennessee

101 S Public Sq
Centerville, TN 37033
Phone: (931) 729-2621
Fax: (931) 729-9951
www.hickmanco.com

In west-central TN, southwest of Nashville; organized Dec 3, 1807 from Dickson County. Name Origin: For Edwin Hickman (?-1791), American explorer killed by Indians

Area (sq mi):: 612.70 (land 612.52; water 0.18) Population per square mile: 38.80
Population 2005: 23,793 State rank: 59 Population change: 2000-20005 6.70%; 1990-2000 33.10% Population 2000: 22,295 (White 93.10%; Black or African American 4.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 36.30
Income 2000: per capita $14,446; median household $31,013; Population below poverty level: 14.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,540-$18,318
Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 36.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 59.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Hickman County, Kentucky

110 E Clay St County Courthouse
Clinton, KY 42031
Phone: (270) 653-2131
Fax: (270) 653-4248

On southwestern border of KY, southwest of Paducah; established Dec 19, 1821 from Caldwell and Livingston counties. Name Origin: For Capt. Paschal Hickman (?-1813), Army officer. The county comprised the entire KY portion of the Jackson Purchase, bought from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818

Area (sq mi):: 252.94 (land 244.44; water 8.49) Population per square mile: 20.80
Population 2005: 5,075 State rank: 118 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.60%; 1990-2000 -5.50% Population 2000: 5,262 (White 87.70%; Black or African American 9.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 40.90
Income 2000: per capita $17,279; median household $31,615; Population below poverty level: 17.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $30,175-$33,423
Unemployment (2004): 8.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.30% Median travel time to work: 24.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 51.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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