Walker County


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Walker County, Texas

PO Box 1207
Huntsville, TX 77342
Phone: (936) 436-4933
Fax: (936) 436-4930
www.co.walker.tx.us

In east-central TX, northwest of Houston; organized Apr 6, 1846 from Montgomery County. Name Origin: Either for Robert James Walker (1801-69), U.S. senator who introduced the resolution to annex TX to the U.S., or for Samuel Hamilton Walker (1809-47), a Mexican War casualty

Area (sq mi):: 801.44 (land 787.45; water 13.99) Population per square mile: 79.70
Population 2005: 62,735 State rank: 52 Population change: 2000-20005 1.60%; 1990-2000 21.30% Population 2000: 61,758 (White 60.10%; Black or African American 23.90%; Hispanic or Latino 14.10%; Asian 0.80%; Other 6.30%). Foreign born: 4.50%. Median age: 31.00
Income 2000: per capita $14,508; median household $31,468; Population below poverty level: 18.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,982-$17,839
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 3.00% Median travel time to work: 22.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 22.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Huntsville County seat (35,840)

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    Walker County, Alabama

    PO Box 1447
    Jasper, AL 35502
    Phone: (205) 384-7230
    Fax: (205) 384-7003
    www.walkercounty.com

    In west-central AL, northwest of Birmingham; organized Dec 20, 1823 from Marion and Tuscaloosa counties. Name Origin: For John Williams Walker (1783-1823), U.S. senator from AL (1819-22)

    Area (sq mi):: 805.30 (land 794.39; water 10.91) Population per square mile: 88.30
    Population 2005: 70,117 State rank: 20 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.80%; 1990-2000 4.50% Population 2000: 70,713 (White 91.70%; Black or African American 6.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 38.30
    Income 2000: per capita $15,546; median household $29,076; Population below poverty level: 16.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,711-$23,449
    Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.30% Median travel time to work: 33.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 37.00%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Jasper County seat (13,907)

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    Walker County, Georgia

    PO Box 445
    La Fayette, GA 30728
    Phone: (706) 638-1437
    Fax: (706) 638-1453
    www.co.walker.ga.us

    On the northern border of GA, south of Chattanooga, TN; organized Dec 18, 1833 from Murray County. Name Origin: For Maj. Freeman Walker (1780-1827), GA legislator, U.S. senator (1819-21), and mayor of Augusta (1818-19; 1823)

    Area (sq mi):: 447.03 (land 446.58; water 0.45) Population per square mile: 143.10
    Population 2005: 63,890 State rank: 31 Population change: 2000-20005 4.60%; 1990-2000 4.70% Population 2000: 61,053 (White 93.90%; Black or African American 3.80%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 37.10
    Income 2000: per capita $15,867; median household $32,406; Population below poverty level: 12.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,833-$22,286
    Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 26.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 58.70%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    16, it has also increased the call list to 500 Liberty and 300 Walker County residents.
    Patten Companies, a national leader in real estate development and property acquisition, is thrilled to announce the tremendous success during the ribbon cutting event at Texas Grand Ranch, Walker County's newest premier acreage community, on Saturday, while in the presence of the city of Huntsville and Walker County dignitaries.
    Adjacent counties are Walker County, San Jacinto County, Liberty County, Harris County, Waller County, and Grimed County.
    He's venturing into Georgia's Walker County, an area well-known to pot-holers thanks to its deep, underground caverns.
    28 death of a coal miner at Choctaw Mine in Walker County, Ala.
    The company publishes the Rome News-Tribune, Calhoun Times, Walker County Messenger, Catoosa County, Cedartown Standard and Rockmart Journal.
    AP) -- A federal judge has sentenced the former owner of a Walker County educational software firm to probation and home detention for his guilty plea in the bribery of former Alabama two-year college chancellor Roy Johnson.
    AUSSIE TRIP: Alex Walker COUNTY SET: The triumphant N/Land ladies team of (back row, left to right) Deborah Armstrong, Lauren Jones, Lindsay Rawling and Sarah Oswald and (front row, left to right) Ceara Howey, Amy Hoburn and Stephanie Parker.
    Anapparent tornado damaged eight homes in Walker County.
    During road construction along State Highway 19 North of Huntsville, Walker County, the Texas Department of Transportation temporarily exposed rocks belonging to the lower part of the Fleming Formation (Figure 1) that are stratigraphically near the contact with the underlying Catahoula Formation (outcropping to the north of this locality).
    Data reported here are from a survey of faith communities in Walker County, Alabama for the following purposes:
    Ray Brent Marsh, who runs the TriState Crematory in the rural northwest Georgia town of Noble, was charged with 11 counts of theft by deception for allegedly taking payment for cremations that were never performed, Walker County District Attorney Buzz Franklin said yesterday.