Johnston County


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Johnston County, North Carolina

PO Box 297
Smithfield, NC 27577
Phone: (919) 934-3191
Fax: (919) 934-5857
www.co.johnston.nc.us

In east-central NC, southeast of Raleigh; organized 1746 (prior to statehood) from Craven County. Name Origin: For Gabriel Johnston (1699-1752), colonial governor of NC (1734-52)

Area (sq mi):: 795.79 (land 791.85; water 3.94) Population per square mile: 184.90
Population 2005: 146,437 State rank: 15 Population change: 2000-20005 20.10%; 1990-2000 50.00% Population 2000: 121,965 (White 75.30%; Black or African American 15.70%; Hispanic or Latino 7.70%; Asian 0.30%; Other 5.90%). Foreign born: 5.90%. Median age: 34.20
Income 2000: per capita $18,788; median household $40,872; Population below poverty level: 12.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,441-$25,790
Unemployment (2004): 4.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 31.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 54.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Clayton (12,173)
  • Smithfield County seat (11,702)

  • See other counties in .

    Johnston County, Oklahoma

    403 W Main St
    Tishomingo, OK 73460
    Phone: (580) 371-3058
    Fax: (580) 371-2174

    In south-central OK, south of Ada; organized Nov 16, 1907 from Chickasaw lands. Name Origin: For Douglas H. Johnston (1856-1939), last governor for the Chickasaw nation, who remained in office until his death

    Area (sq mi):: 658.29 (land 644.50; water 13.78) Population per square mile: 15.90
    Population 2005: 10,259 State rank: 59 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.40%; 1990-2000 4.80% Population 2000: 10,513 (White 75.40%; Black or African American 1.70%; Hispanic or Latino 2.50%; Asian 0.30%; Other 21.90%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 38.00
    Income 2000: per capita $13,747; median household $24,592; Population below poverty level: 22.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,147-$19,333
    Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 24.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 41.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    References in periodicals archive ?
    UNC Health Care provides the Johnston County hospital system with $57.
    For hotel and visitor information on Smithfield/Johnston County, contact the Johnston County Visitors Bureau to receive a free visitors guide and Ava Gardner Festival Brochure, 1-800-441-7829 or www.
    Representing over a $370 million capital investment, the new 155,000 square-foot facility will be host to 200+ employees, one of the largest capital projects in Johnston County, NC history and will contribute to Grifols retaining 2,300 jobs statewide
    The Citizens for the Protection of the Arbuckle Simpson Aquifer (CPASA) and Hanson Aggregates LLC briefed local citizens, public officials and members of the press about a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) entered into between CPASA and the company relating to Hanson's water management of its proposed quarry near Mill Creek in Johnston County.
    Source: Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project / Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
    The results are based on an analysis of data collected from 1999 to 2010 as part of UNC's long-running Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project, a prospective, population-based study of knee, hip, hand and spine osteoarthritis and disability in African Americans and Caucasians, aged 45 years and older.
    According to Bell, the Johnston County area was in great need of an organization such as the Hospice House.
    4 million warehouse and distribution center in Johnston County.
    Of 76 feral pigs harvested from Johnston County, North Carolina, and tested by using the 438-1100 ITS PCR, amplicons consistent in size with a Bartonella spp.
    The award was presented at the Breakfast before Business event, which was hosted by the JCC Foundation, the JCC Economic and Community Development staff, and the Johnston County Association of Chambers of Commerce.
    North Carolina airport is constructing runway safety area The Johnston County Airport, which is near Clayton, N.
    Managers of the property in southern Johnston County say the wild pigs, some as large as 400 pounds, are destroying the natural habitat of the Neuse River bottomlands.

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