Moore County


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Moore County, North Carolina

PO Box 905
Carthage, NC 28327
Phone: (910) 947-6363
Fax: (910) 947-1874
www.co.moore.nc.us

In south-central NC, northwest of Fayetteville; organized Apr 18, 1784 (prior to statehood) from Cumberland County. Name Origin: For Capt. Alfred Moore (1755-1810), Revolutionary War officer, attorney general of NC (1782), and associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1799-1804)

Area (sq mi):: 705.67 (land 697.74; water 7.94) Population per square mile: 117.10
Population 2005: 81,685 State rank: 32 Population change: 2000-20005 9.20%; 1990-2000 26.70% Population 2000: 74,769 (White 78.70%; Black or African American 15.50%; Hispanic or Latino 4.00%; Asian 0.40%; Other 3.90%). Foreign born: 4.20%. Median age: 41.80
Income 2000: per capita $23,377; median household $41,240; Population below poverty level: 11.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $31,535-$32,038
Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 22.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 23.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Southern Pines (11,556)
  • Pinehurst (10,998)

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    Moore County, Texas

    715 S Dumas Ave Rm 105
    Dumas, TX 79029
    Phone: (806) 935-6164
    Fax: (806) 935-9004
    www.co.moore.tx.us

    In north-central TX panhandle, north of Amarillo; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For Edwin Ward Moore (1810-60), a Republic of TX naval officer

    Area (sq mi):: 909.61 (land 899.66; water 9.95) Population per square mile: 22.60
    Population 2005: 20,348 State rank: 116 Population change: 2000-20005 1.10%; 1990-2000 12.60% Population 2000: 20,121 (White 49.90%; Black or African American 0.70%; Hispanic or Latino 47.50%; Asian 0.90%; Other 34.50%). Foreign born: 20.90%. Median age: 30.40
    Income 2000: per capita $15,214; median household $34,852; Population below poverty level: 13.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,460-$23,835
    Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.80% Median travel time to work: 17.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.60%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Dumas County seat (13,819)

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    Moore County, Tennessee

    PO Box 206
    Lynchburg, TN 37352
    Phone: (931) 759-7346
    Fax: (931) 759-6394
    www.lynchburgtenn.com

    In south-central TN, south of Murfreesboro; organized Dec 14, 1871 from Bedford, Franklin, Lincoln, and Coffee counties. Name Origin: For Gen. William Moore, TN officer in the War of 1812 and later a TN legislator

    Area (sq mi):: 130.38 (land 129.18; water 1.21) Population per square mile: 46.60
    Population 2005: 6,024 State rank: 93 Population change: 2000-20005 4.90%; 1990-2000 21.60% Population 2000: 5,740 (White 95.60%; Black or African American 2.70%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 39.70
    Income 2000: per capita $19,040; median household $36,591; Population below poverty level: 9.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,562-$23,166
    Unemployment (2004): 4.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 22.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 64.50%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    References in periodicals archive ?
    With a quarter of the game gone, The Moore county were level with the Tribesmen before the concession of a soft goal saw the westerns rattle off 1-16 without reply to kill off their challenge.
    Kinkel will take over as president of Motlow State in Moore County on Aug.
    Last fall, five school systems began piloting the statewide WBL program, representing a diverse slice of the state: Anderson County in east Tennessee, Clarksville-Montgomery School System to the northwest of Nashville, Gibson Special School District (SSD) on the western side of the state, Moore County in south central and Rutherford County smack dab in the middle.
    After attending school through the eighth grade in Moore County, she was sent to a boarding school for girls in Mississippi.
    Prior to her work at William Peace University, Rothkopf served as a counselor at public and private schools in North Carolina, including Pinecrest High School in Moore County and Grace Christian School in Sanford.
    The city is partnering with Keep Moore County Beautiful to plant the additional trees in park areas damaged by a recent tornado.
    The main campus opened its facilities in 1969 and is located in Moore County on 187 acres of land donated by the late Senator Reagor Motlow and family.
    A portion of the proceeds from the Liberty Mutual Insurance National Invitational Finals will also go to support Sandy Relief efforts of the American Red Cross in Moore County, North Carolina, and nationally.
    Born on December 1, 1935 in Robbins, North Carolina to the late George Maness and Madie (Simmons), she was educated in the Moore County school system and moved to New York in 1954.
    Since its inception two years ago, Sandhills Farm to Table Cooperative (Sandhills)--a multi-stakeholder enterprise--has made a huge impact in the rural community surrounding Moore County, N.
    Moore County Airport North Carolina airport preps for 2014 U.
    NACEL Energy Corporation, a wind power company, has filed an Application for Interconnection with Southwestern Public Service Company (SPS) for the company's 30 MW Blue Creek wind power project in Moore County, Texas.