Russell County


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Russell County, Kentucky

410 Monument Sq Rm 103
Jamestown, KY 42629
Phone: (270) 343-2125
Fax: (270) 343-4700
www.russellcountyky.com

In south-central KY, southwest of Lexington; established Dec 14, 1825 from Wayne, Adair, and Cumberland counties. Name Origin: For William Russell (1758-1825), VA soldier and statesman; served in legislatures of VA and KY

Area (sq mi):: 282.82 (land 253.53; water 29.29) Population per square mile: 67.10
Population 2005: 17,020 State rank: 67 Population change: 2000-20005 4.30%; 1990-2000 10.90% Population 2000: 16,315 (White 97.70%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 39.90
Income 2000: per capita $13,183; median household $22,042; Population below poverty level: 24.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,831-$19,201
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -3.10% Median travel time to work: 22.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 24.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Russell County, Virginia

121 E Main St PO Box 1208
Lebanon, VA 24266
Phone: (276) 889-8000
Fax: (276) 889-8011
www.russellcountyva.org

In southwestern VA, north of Bristol, TN; organized May 1, 1786 from Washington County. Name Origin: For William Russell (1758-1825), VA officer in the Revolutionary War and statesman

Area (sq mi):: 476.77 (land 474.66; water 2.11) Population per square mile: 61.00
Population 2005: 28,949 State rank: 59 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.50%; 1990-2000 5.70% Population 2000: 30,308 (White 95.60%; Black or African American 3.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.00%; Other 0.80%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 38.70
Income 2000: per capita $14,863; median household $26,834; Population below poverty level: 16.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,514-$20,533
Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.50% Median travel time to work: 31.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Russell County, Alabama

501 14th St
Phenix City, AL 36867
Phone: (334) 298-0516
Fax: (334) 297-6250

On southeastern border of AL; organized Dec 18, 1832 from Creek cession. Name Origin: For Col. Gilbert Christian Russell, U.S. Army officer

Area (sq mi):: 647.38 (land 641.32; water 6.06) Population per square mile: 76.90
Population 2005: 49,326 State rank: 25 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.90%; 1990-2000 6.20% Population 2000: 49,756 (White 56.10%; Black or African American 40.80%; Hispanic or Latino 1.50%; Asian 0.40%; Other 2.20%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 35.40
Income 2000: per capita $14,015; median household $27,492; Population below poverty level: 19.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,412-$21,586
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 24.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 64.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Phenix City County seat (28,936)

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    Russell County, Kansas

    PO Box 113
    Russell, KS 67665
    Phone: (785) 483-4641
    Fax: (785) 483-5725
    www.russellcounty.org

    In central KS, west of Salina; organized Feb 26, 1867 from Ellsworth County. Name Origin: For Capt. Avra P. Russell (?-1862), Union army officer who died of wounds received at Prairie Grove, AR

    Area (sq mi):: 898.98 (land 884.68; water 14.30) Population per square mile: 7.70
    Population 2005: 6,845 State rank: 55 Population change: 2000-20005 -7.10%; 1990-2000 -5.90% Population 2000: 7,370 (White 97.00%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 44.10
    Income 2000: per capita $17,073; median household $29,284; Population below poverty level: 12.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,530-$23,339
    Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 15.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 14.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Hattin (9) also recovered Ligumia from the upper part of the Dakota of Russell County, Kansas.
    Russell County Probate Judge Alford Parden said his office had turned away at least one same-sex couple because of Moore's order but was issuing licenses to heterosexual couples.
    And Chattahoochee and Muscogee counties and Russell County in Alabama
    The deal permits processed solid waste to be recycled and transported on farms throughout Russell County.
    In what could be a scene from a Hollywood thriller, the Bristol Herald Courier reported on September 5 about a Russell County, Virginia, woman who was forced to shoot and kill her estranged husband.
    Despite severe, mid-April weather, the final Wolf Creek Dam Remediation mix placement proceeded with a live video feed to the Russell County Auditorium in Russell Springs.
    Russell County sheriff Heath Taylor added: "It was obvious it was more than just writing a story in a journal.
    McKinley's May 19 injunction against official prayer at the Russell County High School graduation, students broke into recitation of the Lord's Prayer shortly after Principal Darren Gossage began to address the students.
    Kiker, who struck out 143 batters in 68 1/3 innings for prep powerhouse Russell County High School in Alabama this spring, threw 42 pitches.
    In October, technology integration firm CGI-AMS announced plans to build a software development center in Russell County, Va.
    The Russell County Career and Technology Center has, throughout its history, faced changes in the workplace and has adjusted its programs in response to those changes.
    Among the unlikely pioneers is Sam Askins, a 54-year-old farmer, whose family has been raising tobacco in nearby Russell County since 1786.