McNairy County

McNairy County, Tennessee

County Courthouse Rm 102
Selmer, TN 38375
Phone: (731) 645-3511
Fax: (731) 646-1414

On the southwestern border of TN, southeast of Jackson; organized Oct 8, 1823 from Hardin County. Name Origin: For John McNairy, a judge in U.S. District Court for TN (1797)

Area (sq mi):: 560.84 (land 560.04; water 0.79) Population per square mile: 45.10
Population 2005: 25,285 State rank: 57 Population change: 2000-20005 2.60%; 1990-2000 10.00% Population 2000: 24,653 (White 91.60%; Black or African American 6.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 39.10
Income 2000: per capita $16,385; median household $30,154; Population below poverty level: 15.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,207-$23,607
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 26.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 41.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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30 (1828) CSA Brigadier General Mark Perrin Lowrey (nicknamed the "Preacher General"), who founded Blue Mountain Female College near Ripley in Tippah County in 1873, was born in McNairy County, Tennessee.
ABOUT JAMES CAROTHERS A native of McNairy County, Tennessee, home of Walking Tall icon Sheriff Buford Pusser, James spent his boyhood leading the a cappella choir at the local Church of Christ before the family moved out west.
The company did not reveal the acquisition cost for the two developments in McNairy County, close to the town of Selmer.
Most of the rest of what you should know about me can be gleaned from my accompanying photograph, which was taken while I was collecting fossils at the Coon Creek Science Center in McNairy County, Tennessee (my "home away from home").
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So I changed the name but I also went to Adamsville in McNairy County where he lived.
Among other posts, he has served as administrator and director of radiology at McNairy County Regional Hospital in Selmer, Tenn.
They are located in McNairy County, near the town of Selmer.
Strata Solar has teamed up with the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and Pickwick Electric Cooperative (PEC) for the development of the two largest solar power installations in the Tennessee Valley near Selmer in McNairy County, TN.
Extended-campus teaching sites in Jackson, Paris, McNairy County and other locations bring UT Martin academic programs to people across West Tennessee.
Unlike nearby McNairy County which was cleaned up by legendary lawman Buford Pusser, Iron City's police force collapsed due to overwhelming odds.