Meigs County


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Meigs County, Tennessee

PO Box 218
Decatur, TN 37322
Phone: (423) 334-5747
www.meigscountytnchamber.org

In southeastern TN, northeast of Chattanooga; organized Jan 20, 1836 from Hamilton, McMinn, Rhea, and Roane counties. Name Origin: For Return Jonathan Meigs (1764-1824), U.S. senator from OH (1808-1810), OH governor (1810-14), and U.S. postmaster general (1814-23)

Area (sq mi):: 216.78 (land 194.86; water 21.92) Population per square mile: 59.80
Population 2005: 11,657 State rank: 84 Population change: 2000-20005 5.20%; 1990-2000 38.00% Population 2000: 11,086 (White 97.30%; Black or African American 1.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 36.70
Income 2000: per capita $14,551; median household $29,354; Population below poverty level: 18.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,085-$19,967
Unemployment (2004): 7.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 33.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 67.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Meigs County, Ohio

PO Box 151
Pomeroy, OH 45769
Phone: (740) 992-5290
Fax: (740) 992-4429
www.meigscountyohio.com

On the southeastern border of OH; organized Jan 21, 1819 from Gallia and Athens counties. Name Origin: For Return Jonathan Meigs (1764-1824), OH governor (1810-14) and U.S. Postmaster General (1814-23)

Area (sq mi):: 432.38 (land 429.42; water 2.95) Population per square mile: 54.10
Population 2005: 23,232 State rank: 81 Population change: 2000-20005 0.70%; 1990-2000 0.40% Population 2000: 23,072 (White 97.40%; Black or African American 0.70%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 0.20%. Median age: 38.60
Income 2000: per capita $13,848; median household $27,287; Population below poverty level: 19.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,765-$18,931
Unemployment (2004): 10.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.10% Median travel time to work: 31.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 51.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Also selling in the auction will be 1,040 acres in Meigs County and 71 acres in Gallia County.
AMP owns wind and hydro plants and mulled a new coal-fired facility in Meigs County in southern Ohio.
The power generators will be used in a coal-fired power plant being built by AMP in Meigs County, Ohio, adjacent to the Ohio River, Hitachi said.
After the consolidations, Peoples Bank will have two locations in Meigs County and eight offices in Washington County.
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AT&T 4G LTE coverage now includes parts of Hocking County and Meigs County.
amp; COLUMBUS, Ohio -- American Municipal Power (AMP) has selected the project team of Ramco/Burns & McDonnell to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for the American Municipal Power Generating Station (AMPGS) a new 600-megawatt combined cycle gas turbine power facility to be located in Meigs County, near Letart Falls in southern Ohio.
6 is the filing deadline for federal economic injury disaster loans available in Meigs County in Ohio as a result of excessive rain and flooding between Nov.
The AMPGS is a state-of-the-art coal-fired generating project under development in Meigs County, Ohio, adjacent to the Ohio River.
Small Business Administration announced today that federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes in Meigs County, Ohio as a result of excessive rain and flooding that occurred on November 21- 23, 2011.
Gatling Ohio LLC recently notified NRP that it has idled its mine in Meigs County, Ohio due to adverse geologic conditions.