Sumner County

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Sumner County, Tennessee

355 N Belvedere Dr
Gallatin, TN 37066
Phone: (615) 452-4063
Fax: (615) 452-9371
www.sumnertn.org

On the central northern border of TN, northeast of Nashville; organized Nov 18, 1786 (prior to statehood) from Davidson County (NC), becoming part of the Territory South of the River Ohio (popularly called the Southwest Territory) from its creation in May 1790 until it became the state of TN in 1796. Name Origin: For Gen. Jethro Sumner (1733-85), officer in the Revolutionary War who was active in promoting TN statehood

Area (sq mi):: 543.12 (land 529.30; water 13.81) Population per square mile: 274.00
Population 2005: 145,009 State rank: 9 Population change: 2000-20005 11.20%; 1990-2000 26.30% Population 2000: 130,449 (White 90.60%; Black or African American 5.80%; Hispanic or Latino 1.80%; Asian 0.70%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 2.40%. Median age: 36.10
Income 2000: per capita $21,164; median household $46,030; Population below poverty level: 8.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,061-$28,544
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 27.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 50.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Hendersonville (43,866)
  • Gallatin County seat (25,653)
  • Portland (10,087)

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    Sumner County, Kansas

    501 N Washington Ave
    Wellington, KS 67152
    Phone: (620) 326-3395
    Fax: (620) 326-2116
    co.sumner.ks.us

    On the central southern border of KS, south of Wichita; organized Feb 26, 1867 from Cowley County. Name Origin: For Charles Sumner (1811-74), a founder (1848) of the Free-Soil Party and U.S. senator from MA (1851-74); he was physically beaten on the floor of the Senate for his anti-slavery stand

    Area (sq mi):: 1184.78 (land 1181.81; water 2.98) Population per square mile: 21.00
    Population 2005: 24,797 State rank: 23 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.40%; 1990-2000 0.40% Population 2000: 25,946 (White 92.80%; Black or African American 0.70%; Hispanic or Latino 3.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 4.60%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 37.60
    Income 2000: per capita $18,305; median household $39,415; Population below poverty level: 9.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,449-$24,880
    Unemployment (2004): 6.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.30% Median travel time to work: 22.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 41.90%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Upon completion of the acquisition and sale, the company has approximately 24,000 net acres in Pawnee, Grant and Kay Counties in Oklahoma and Sumner County, Kansas and plans to drill its first well targeting the Mississippian Lime by year end.
    Sumner County, Kansas, the self-proclaimed ``Wheat Capital of the World,'' is feeling the downside of its longtime economic dependence on hard red winter wheat.
    In February 2011, Peninsula Gaming announced that site preparation and construction had begun on its newest property, The Kansas Star Casino and Entertainment Center, a $280 million casino located on 170 acres in Sumner County, Kansas.