Mitchell County


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Mitchell County, North Carolina

PO Box 409
Bakersville, NC 28705
Phone: (828) 688-2434
Fax: (828) 688-4443
www.mitchellcounty.org

On the southwestern border of NC, northeast of Asheville; organized Feb 16, 1861 from Burke, Caldwell, Yancey, McDowell, and Watauga counties. Name Origin: For Elisha Mitchell (1793-1857), a professor at the University of North Carolina who was killed while exploring what is now called Mt. Mitchell

Area (sq mi):: 222.14 (land 221.43; water 0.71) Population per square mile: 71.30
Population 2005: 15,784 State rank: 87 Population change: 2000-20005 0.60%; 1990-2000 8.70% Population 2000: 15,687 (White 97.00%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 2.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 1.50%. Median age: 42.00
Income 2000: per capita $15,933; median household $30,508; Population below poverty level: 13.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,658-$19,875
Unemployment (2004): 7.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.80% Median travel time to work: 24.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 30.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Mitchell County, Kansas

PO Box 190
Beloit, KS 67420
Phone: (785) 738-3652
Fax: (785) 738-5524
www.mcks.org

In north-central KS, northwest of Salina; organized Feb 26, 1867 from Kirwin Land District. Name Origin: For Capt. William D. Mitchell (?-1865), Union officer killed at Battle of Monroe's Cross Roads, NC

Area (sq mi):: 718.62 (land 699.82; water 18.80) Population per square mile: 9.20
Population 2005: 6,420 State rank: 57 Population change: 2000-20005 -7.40%; 1990-2000 -3.80% Population 2000: 6,932 (White 97.10%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 41.10
Income 2000: per capita $17,653; median household $33,385; Population below poverty level: 9.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,721-$25,447
Unemployment (2004): 3.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 12.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Mitchell County, Georgia

PO Box 187
Camilla, GA 31730
Phone: (229) 336-2000
Fax: (229) 336-2003
www.mitchellcountyga.net

In southwestern GA, south of Albany; organized Dec 21, 1857 from Baker County. Name Origin: For Gen. Henry Mitchell (1760-1839), Revolutionary War hero and president of the GA Senate. Some claim David Brydie Mitchell (1766-1837), GA governor

Area (sq mi):: 513.81 (land 511.96; water 1.85) Population per square mile: 46.50
Population 2005: 23,791 State rank: 73 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.60%; 1990-2000 18.00% Population 2000: 23,932 (White 49.10%; Black or African American 47.90%; Hispanic or Latino 2.10%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.30%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 34.00
Income 2000: per capita $13,042; median household $26,581; Population below poverty level: 26.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,344-$18,466
Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 26.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 36.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Mitchell County, Texas

349 Oak St Rm 103
Colorado City, TX 79512
Phone: (325) 728-3481
Fax: (325) 728-5322

In north-central TX, west of Abilene; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For Asa (1795-1865) and Eli (n.d.) Mitchell, early settlers of Austin's colony

Area (sq mi):: 915.90 (land 910.04; water 5.86) Population per square mile: 10.30
Population 2005: 9,413 State rank: 169 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.90%; 1990-2000 21.00% Population 2000: 9,698 (White 55.10%; Black or African American 12.80%; Hispanic or Latino 31.00%; Asian 0.40%; Other 12.30%). Foreign born: 2.80%. Median age: 38.60
Income 2000: per capita $14,043; median household $25,399; Population below poverty level: 17.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $14,568-$16,270
Unemployment (2004): 7.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 3.40% Median travel time to work: 18.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 25.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Mitchell County, Iowa

508 State St
Osage, IA 50461
Phone: (641) 732-3726
Fax: (641) 732-3728

On the central northern border of IA, northeast of Mason City; established Jan 15, 1851 from Chickasaw County. Name Origin: Named by Irish settlers for John Mitchel (1815-75), Irish journalist and nationalist who was imprisoned for helping to lead revolt against Britain and escaped to the U.S. in 1853

Area (sq mi):: 469.40 (land 468.92; water 0.47) Population per square mile: 23.30
Population 2005: 10,919 State rank: 73 Population change: 2000-20005 0.40%; 1990-2000 -0.50% Population 2000: 10,874 (White 98.90%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.40%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 40.60
Income 2000: per capita $16,809; median household $34,843; Population below poverty level: 10.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,900-$23,494
Unemployment (2004): 4.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 19.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The mission of the Heart of West Texas Museum is to collect, preserve and interpret for the public benefit, education and enjoyment, the historical heritage of Mitchell County and West Texas in general.
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8, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Mitchell County Economic Development Authority Chairman Joe Bostick Jr.
com)-- The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association has announced it has awarded a $2,500 Animal Welfare Grant to Mitchell County Animal Rescue to help replace deteriorated windows on the shelter's dog kennels.
The 24,059-member credit union has already secured its community charter to serve Mitchell County, Ga.
Mitchell County Hospital, a 25-bed facility in West Texas, used funding from the office to buy a radiography machine so nearby residents wouldn't have to drive 70 miles to Abilene for an X-ray.
Mitchell County Hospital (Beloit, KS) a 25-bed critical-access hospital boasts a lab staff of seven technologists and three assistants, says Jolene Albert, lab supervisor.
We define farm to school as four components: 1) school gardens 2) farm field trips 3) hands-on nutrition education, and 4) local food served in school cafeterias; locally grown food is served in Asheville City, Madison County, Yancey County and Mitchell County schools.
The facility will be located on 268 acres in Mitchell County in south Georgia.
Stacyville Cooperative, in Mitchell County in north-central Iowa, formed in 1916 and has 66 members whose farms border the western edge of the Foremost Farms membership area.
He acquired a love for American 'mountain and bluegrass' music from an early stage and came to Dublin in the mid-1960s where he fronted a country band called Mitchell County Ramblers.
Shumate also has served his community in various organizations, including the Mitchell County Mental Health Association, Beloit Jaycees and the Beloit Young Men's Organization.