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Murray County, Georgia

PO Box 1129
Chatsworth, GA 30705
Phone: (706) 695-2413
Fax: (706) 695-8721

On northern border of GA, southeast of Chattanooga, TN; organized Dec 3, 1832 from Cherokee County. Name Origin: For Thomas W. Murray (1790-1832), GA legislator

Area (sq mi):: 346.88 (land 344.41; water 2.47) Population per square mile: 118.50
Population 2005: 40,812 State rank: 46 Population change: 2000-20005 11.80%; 1990-2000 39.60% Population 2000: 36,506 (White 92.80%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 5.50%; Asian 0.30%; Other 3.80%). Foreign born: 3.60%. Median age: 32.60
Income 2000: per capita $16,230; median household $36,996; Population below poverty level: 12.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,930-$20,579
Unemployment (2004): 3.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.60% Median travel time to work: 24.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 54.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Murray County, Minnesota

2500 28th St
Slayton, MN 56172
Phone: (507) 836-6148
Fax: (507) 836-8904
www.murray-countymn.com

In southwestern MN, southwest of Mankato; established May 23, 1857 from Lyon County. Name Origin: For William Pitt Murray (1825-1910), MN legislator and Saint Paul city attorney (1876-89)

Area (sq mi):: 719.52 (land 704.43; water 15.09) Population per square mile: 12.60
Population 2005: 8,852 State rank: 74 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.40%; 1990-2000 -5.10% Population 2000: 9,165 (White 97.40%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.50%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 42.40
Income 2000: per capita $17,936; median household $34,966; Population below poverty level: 8.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,722-$25,890
Unemployment (2004): 4.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.70% Median travel time to work: 20.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 32.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Murray County, Oklahoma

PO Box 240
Sulphur, OK 73086
Phone: (580) 622-3777
Fax: (580) 622-6209

In south-central OK, north of Ardmore; organized Nov 16, 1907 from Chickasaw lands. Name Origin: For William Henry 'Alfalfa Bill' Murray (1869-1956), U.S. representative from OK (1913-17) and governor (1931-35)

Area (sq mi):: 424.92 (land 418.25; water 6.67) Population per square mile: 30.80
Population 2005: 12,880 State rank: 50 Population change: 2000-20005 2.00%; 1990-2000 4.80% Population 2000: 12,623 (White 79.20%; Black or African American 1.90%; Hispanic or Latino 3.10%; Asian 0.30%; Other 17.10%). Foreign born: 2.80%. Median age: 39.80
Income 2000: per capita $16,084; median household $30,294; Population below poverty level: 14.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,343-$20,426
Unemployment (2004): 4.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.50% Median travel time to work: 21.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 30.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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References in periodicals archive ?
Fellow student Jaskinder Samra, 21, from Wolverhampton, and US instructor Abraham George, 24, died as they attempted an emergency landing in Murray County, Georgia.
HORRIFIC: The broken plane in Murray County, Georgia, where it crashed minutes from landing EMOTIONAL: Shaun Thacker, left, and his family were reunited with the Cochrans, Barbie, Tiffany, Nicole, and her youngest daughter, who saved him after his crash.
Pressley on March 16, 1946, in Murray County, Georgia.