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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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    DENVER, June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NACEL Energy Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: NCEN) (FRANKFURT: "4FC") ("NACEL Energy"), a wind power company in business to generate clean, renewable energy, today confirmed it has filed an Application for Interconnection with Southwestern Public Service Company (SPS), a subsidiary of XCEL Energy, for the Company's 30 MW Blue Creek wind power project located in Moore County, Texas.
    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.
    The total project, which is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2009 at a cost of approximately $25 million, involves diverting West Panhandle volumes from the Partnership's Stinnett Plant, located in Moore County, Texas to its Cargray Plant, located in Carson County, Texas and subsequently relocating the Stinnett Plant's high-efficiency cryogenic technology to the East Panhandle Arrington System, located in Hemphill County, Texas.
    with members of the Dumas, Texas City Council, Moore County officials, Texas state leaders, the Dumas Economic Development Corporation, and community leaders today announced that Moore County, Texas will be the site for a high-tech, state-of-the-art food processing facility.
    has selected Moore County, Texas as the site for their second processing facility.
    15 /PRNewswire/ -- El Paso Energy Corporation (NYSE: EPG) announced the beginning of an open season for a proposed new interstate pipeline to transport natural gas between the Raton Basin and the interstate pipelines of El Paso Natural Gas and Northern Natural Gas Company in Moore County, Texas.