Lamar County

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Lamar County, Georgia

326 Thomaston St
Barnesville, GA 30204
Phone: (770) 358-5146
Fax: (770) 358-5149
www.barnesville.org

In west-central GA, northwest of Macon; organized Aug 17, 1920 from Monroe and Pike counties. Name Origin: For Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar (1825-93), U.S. statesman and a justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1888-93)

Area (sq mi):: 185.79 (land 184.82; water 0.97) Population per square mile: 88.60
Population 2005: 16,378 State rank: 97 Population change: 2000-20005 2.90%; 1990-2000 22.00% Population 2000: 15,912 (White 67.10%; Black or African American 30.40%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 35.70
Income 2000: per capita $16,666; median household $37,087; Population below poverty level: 11.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,096-$23,004
Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.50% Median travel time to work: 28.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 64.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Lamar County, Texas

119 N Main St Rm 109
Paris, TX 75460
Phone: (903) 737-2420
Fax: (903) 782-1000
66.165.115.117

On the northeastern border of TX, northwest of Texarkana; organized Dec 17, 1840 from Red River County. Name Origin: For Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar (1798-1859), Republic of TX attorney general, secretary of war, vice president (1836-38), and president (1838-41)

Area (sq mi):: 932.47 (land 916.81; water 15.66) Population per square mile: 54.10
Population 2005: 49,644 State rank: 60 Population change: 2000-20005 2.40%; 1990-2000 10.40% Population 2000: 48,499 (White 80.70%; Black or African American 13.50%; Hispanic or Latino 3.30%; Asian 0.40%; Other 3.70%). Foreign born: 2.10%. Median age: 36.90
Income 2000: per capita $17,000; median household $31,609; Population below poverty level: 16.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,201-$22,562
Unemployment (2004): 6.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 20.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 10.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Paris County seat (26,578)

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    Lamar County, Mississippi

    PO Box 247
    Purvis, MS 39475
    Phone: (601) 794-8504
    Fax: (601) 794-3903
    www.lamarcounty.com

    In south-central MS, west of Hattiesburg; organized Feb 19, 1904 from Marion and Pearl River counties. Name Origin: For Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar (1825-93), U.S. statesman and a justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1888-93)

    Area (sq mi):: 500.49 (land 497.07; water 3.42) Population per square mile: 89.80
    Population 2005: 44,616 State rank: 16 Population change: 2000-20005 14.20%; 1990-2000 28.40% Population 2000: 39,070 (White 84.70%; Black or African American 12.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.70%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 32.60
    Income 2000: per capita $18,849; median household $37,628; Population below poverty level: 13.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,909-$23,453
    Unemployment (2004): 4.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 25.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 60.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Lamar County, Alabama

    PO Box 338
    Vernon, AL 35592
    Phone: (205) 695-7333
    Fax: (205) 695-8522

    On western border of AL, west of Birmingham; organized as Jones County Feb 14, 1867 from Marion, Pickens, and Fayette counties; abolished the same year; recreated as Sanford County Oct 8, 1868; renamed Feb 8, 1877. Name Origin: For Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar (1825-93), U.S. representative from MS (1857-60; 1873-77), U.S. senator (1877-85), secretary of the interior (1885-88), and a justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1888-93)

    Area (sq mi):: 605.47 (land 604.85; water 0.62) Population per square mile: 24.70
    Population 2005: 14,962 State rank: 55 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.90%; 1990-2000 1.20% Population 2000: 15,904 (White 86.10%; Black or African American 12.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.30%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 38.20
    Income 2000: per capita $14,435; median household $28,059; Population below poverty level: 16.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,625-$20,645
    Unemployment (2004): 8.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.30% Median travel time to work: 23.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 36.00%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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