Sumter County

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Sumter County, Georgia

PO Box 295
Americus, GA 31709
Phone: (229) 928-4500
Fax: (229) 928-4503
www.sumter-ga.com

In west-central GA, north of Albany; organized Dec 26, 1831 from Lee County. Name Origin: For Gen. Thomas Sumter (1734-1832), American Revolutionary officer nicknamed the "Gamecock of the Revolution," U.S. representative from GA (1789-93; 1797-1801), and U.S. senator (1801-10)

Area (sq mi):: 492.54 (land 485.28; water 7.26) Population per square mile: 67.80
Population 2005: 32,912 State rank: 52 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.90%; 1990-2000 9.80% Population 2000: 33,200 (White 47.20%; Black or African American 49.00%; Hispanic or Latino 2.70%; Asian 0.60%; Other 2.20%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 32.60
Income 2000: per capita $15,083; median household $30,904; Population below poverty level: 21.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,039-$22,881
Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.00% Median travel time to work: 19.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 16.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Americus County seat (16,737)

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    Sumter County, Florida

    209 N Florida St
    Bushnell, FL 33513
    Phone: (352) 793-0200
    Fax: (352) 793-0207
    www.bocc.co.sumter.fl.us

    In west-central FL, west of Orlando; organized 1853 from Marion and Orange counties. Name Origin: For Gen. Thomas Sumter (1734-1832), American Revolutionary officer nicknamed the "Gamecock of the Revolution," U.S. representative from GA (1789-93; 1797-1801), and U.S. senator (1801-10)

    Area (sq mi):: 580.31 (land 545.73; water 34.58) Population per square mile: 117.60
    Population 2005: 64,182 State rank: 39 Population change: 2000-20005 20.30%; 1990-2000 68.90% Population 2000: 53,345 (White 78.40%; Black or African American 13.80%; Hispanic or Latino 6.30%; Asian 0.40%; Other 3.30%). Foreign born: 5.50%. Median age: 49.20
    Income 2000: per capita $16,830; median household $32,073; Population below poverty level: 13.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,421-$17,793
    Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 28.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 45.80%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Sumter County, Alabama

    PO Box 936
    Livingston, AL 35470
    Phone: (205) 652-2291

    On central-western border of AL, southwest of Tuscaloosa; organized Dec 18, 1832 from Choctaw cession. Name Origin: For Gen. Thomas Sumter (1734-1832), American Revolutionary officer nicknamed the "Gamecock of the Revolution," U.S. representative from GA (1789-93;1797-1801), and U.S. senator (1801-10)

    Area (sq mi):: 913.30 (land 904.94; water 8.37) Population per square mile: 15.30
    Population 2005: 13,819 State rank: 59 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.60%; 1990-2000 -8.50% Population 2000: 14,798 (White 25.80%; Black or African American 73.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.80%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 32.10
    Income 2000: per capita $11,491; median household $18,911; Population below poverty level: 38.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,508-$18,319
    Unemployment (2004): 9.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.10% Median travel time to work: 28.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 31.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Sumter County, South Carolina

    141 N Main St
    Sumter, SC 29150
    Phone: (803) 436-2227
    Fax: (803) 436-2223
    www.sumtercountysc.org

    In east-central SC, east of Columbia; organized 1798 from Camden District. Name Origin: For Gen. Thomas Sumter (1734-1832), American Revolutionary officer nicknamed the "Gamecock of the Revolution," U.S. representative from GA (1789-93; 1797-1801), and U.S. senator (1801-10)

    Area (sq mi):: 682.03 (land 665.41; water 16.63) Population per square mile: 158.60
    Population 2005: 105,517 State rank: 15 Population change: 2000-20005 0.80%; 1990-2000 2.00% Population 2000: 104,646 (White 49.40%; Black or African American 46.70%; Hispanic or Latino 1.80%; Asian 0.90%; Other 2.40%). Foreign born: 2.10%. Median age: 33.40
    Income 2000: per capita $15,657; median household $33,278; Population below poverty level: 16.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,535-$22,390
    Unemployment (2004): 8.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 21.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 15.80%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Sumter County seat (39,671)

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    Born in Sumter County, South Carolina (October 7, 1821), the son of a physician; graduated from West Point (1842) and commissioned in the dragoons; served with distinction under Winfield Scott during the Mexican War, and was breveted 1st lieutenant for bravery at San Agustin Atlapulco (August 17, 1847); served in Pennsylvania, Kansas, and Nebraska, rising to captain (1848-1861); resigned from the U.