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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The assets in Meigs County, Ohio, and Mason County, West Virginia, include what is collectively known as the Gatling mining complex, encompassing all membership units of Gatling LLC, Gatling Ohio LLC, Meigs Point Dock LLC, Big River Mining LLC, Yellow Bush Mining LLC and Broad Run Dock LLC.
OTCQB: ROYE) has signed a agreement to acquire the assets and infrastructure of two permitted mines in Northern Appalachia, located on the Ohio River in Meigs County, Ohio and Mason County, West Virginia, the company said.
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.
A Primary Headwater Habitat (PHWH) Stream Evaluation on six headwater streams in Athens and Meigs County, Ohio was conducted with the objective of evaluating the Headwaters Habitat Evaluation Index (HHEI) designed by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency.
UpS has a 350-acre botanical sanctuary in Meigs County, Ohio, where a multitude of native wild medicinals are protected and studied.
The AMPGS is a state-of-the-art coal-fired generating project under development in Meigs County, Ohio, adjacent to the Ohio River.
Meigs County, Ohio is contiguous to Athens County where AHC offices at Ohio University (www.
American Municipal Power-Ohio, Incorporated (Columbus, Ohio) recently announced that it intends to pursue the utilization of emissions control technology supplied by Powerspan (Portsmouth, New Hampshire) on the proposed American Municipal Power Generating Station (AMPGS) Project to be built near the Ohio River in southern Meigs County, Ohio.
In September 2005, GE and Bechtel signed a FEED agreement with AEP, one of the nation's largest electricity generators, for a proposed IGCC project in Meigs County, Ohio.
Two separate coal-fired generation projects are under development in Meigs County, Ohio totaling 1,600-megawatts of potential baseload electrical generation.