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Holmes County, Florida

PO Box 397
Bonifay, FL 32425
Phone: (850) 547-1100
Fax: (850) 547-6630
www.holmescountyonline.com

On northern border of FL panhandle, north of Panama City; organized Jan 8, 1848 from Walton and Calhoun counties. Name Origin: For Holmes Creek, which forms the eastern boundary of the county. The creek was named for the valley, which was probably named for a Creek Indian chief, killed (1818) by troops under the command of Andrew Jackson (1767-1845); or possibly for Thomas J. Holmes, a settler from NC about 1830

Area (sq mi):: 488.71 (land 482.45; water 6.26) Population per square mile: 39.90
Population 2005: 19,264 State rank: 55 Population change: 2000-20005 3.80%; 1990-2000 17.70% Population 2000: 18,564 (White 88.90%; Black or African American 6.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.90%; Asian 0.40%; Other 3.30%). Foreign born: 1.70%. Median age: 37.50
Income 2000: per capita $14,135; median household $27,923; Population below poverty level: 19.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,611-$18,742
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.10% Median travel time to work: 34.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 53.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Holmes County, Mississippi

PO Box 239
Lexington, MS 39095
Phone: (662) 834-2508
Fax: (662) 834-3020

In central MS, north of Jackson; organized Feb 19, 1833 from Yazoo County. Name Origin: For David Holmes (1769-1832), U.S. representative from VA (1797-1809), MS territorial governor (1809-17), state governor (1817-20; 1826), and U.S. senator (1820-25)

Area (sq mi):: 764.18 (land 756.00; water 8.18) Population per square mile: 27.90
Population 2005: 21,099 State rank: 48 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.40%; 1990-2000 0.00% Population 2000: 21,609 (White 20.30%; Black or African American 78.70%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.70%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 29.70
Income 2000: per capita $10,683; median household $17,235; Population below poverty level: 41.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $13,829-$16,468
Unemployment (2004): 10.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -7.30% Median travel time to work: 29.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 38.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Holmes County, Ohio

2 Court St
Millersburg, OH 44654
Phone: (330) 674-0286
Fax: (330) 674-0566
www.holmescounty.com/gov

In central OH, southwest of Canton; organized Jan 20, 1824 from Coshocton County. Name Origin: For Maj. Andrew Hunter Holmes (?-1814), officer in the War of 1812

Area (sq mi):: 424.02 (land 422.99; water 1.03) Population per square mile: 98.30
Population 2005: 41,567 State rank: 60 Population change: 2000-20005 6.70%; 1990-2000 18.60% Population 2000: 38,943 (White 98.40%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.60%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 28.00
Income 2000: per capita $14,197; median household $36,944; Population below poverty level: 12.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,094-$20,069
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 21.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The county with the highest rate of food insecurity in America is Holmes County, Mississippi, where a third of the population, 33.
The median household income levels in each of the low-income counties were less than $22,000 and ranged from lows of $19,682 for Wilcox County, Alabama, and $20,295 for Holmes County, Mississippi, to $21,771 for Wilkerson County, Mississippi.
In this memoir he explores his experiences with the complex racial issues that remained a major aspect of life in Holmes County, Mississippi in the 1970s and 1980s.
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