Marengo County

Marengo County, Alabama

PO Box 480715
Linden, AL 36748
Phone: (334) 295-2200
Fax: (334) 295-2254

In west-central AL, south of Tuscaloosa; organized Feb 7, 1818 (prior to statehood) from Choctaw cession. Name Origin: Commemorates Napoleon's (1769-1821) victory over the Austrian army at Marengo, Italy (Jun 14, 1800)

Area (sq mi):: 982.85 (land 977.04; water 5.80) Population per square mile: 22.40
Population 2005: 21,879 State rank: 47 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.90%; 1990-2000 -2.40% Population 2000: 22,539 (White 46.90%; Black or African American 51.70%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 36.40
Income 2000: per capita $15,308; median household $27,025; Population below poverty level: 25.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,304-$24,188
Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 25.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 29.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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In a separate work, Ruffin (1852) wrote on the soils of Alabama and says that "A [soil] specimen of the very rich 'cane brake' lands in Marengo County, Alabama, contained sixteen per cent of carbonate of lime.
Except for a single patch in northwest Marengo County, no canebrakes show up on plat maps of townships arrayed along the Tombigbee, Tensaw or Mobile Rivers in the southwestern portion of the state.
00 to the estate of a twenty-eight-year-old tool & dye maker who died following a multi-vehicle accident in rural Marengo County, Illinois.
2000 ACHIEVE 100 RECIPIENTS SCHOOL CITY/STATE Bessemer Center for Technology Bessemer, Alabama Birmingham Board of Education Birmingham, Alabama Cherokee Country Careers & Technology Center Centre, Alabama Winston County Technical Center Double Springs, Alabama Flomaton High School Flomaton, Alabama Walker County Center of Technology Jasper, Alabama Marengo County Technology Center Linden, Alabama Ozarka Technical College Melbourne, Arkansas Mesa Unified School District-Vocational Tech.
Then the paper is mailed to some 7,125 paid subscribers throughout Marengo County, population 23,223.
It began: "We request an investigation be made of Marengo County Sheriff Roger W.
That caught his eye, and brought him and people from the DEA's office in Mobile in for a look at drugs in Marengo County.
The grandson of former slaves, Gaston was born in a log cabin his grandparents built in rural Marengo County, Ala.
30, 1996--Alfa Corporation (NASDAQ/NMS:ALFA) announced the expansion of its Board of Directors from eleven members to twelve and the appointment of Thomas Miller of Marengo County to fill the new position.
Miller currently serves as a member of the Marengo County Board of Education and has been elected to this position for eight consecutive terms.