Wilcox County

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Wilcox County, Georgia

103 N Broad St
Abbeville, GA 31001
Phone: (229) 467-2737
Fax: (229) 467-2000

In central GA, northeast of Albany; organized Dec 22, 1857 from Dooly, Irwin, and Pulaski counties. Name Origin: Either for the Abbeville District of SC, or for the wife of David Fitzgerald, who donated the land for the county seat

Area (sq mi):: 383.30 (land 380.30; water 3.00) Population per square mile: 22.90
Population 2005: 8,721 State rank: 138 Population change: 2000-20005 1.70%; 1990-2000 22.40% Population 2000: 8,577 (White 61.80%; Black or African American 36.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 36.70
Income 2000: per capita $14,014; median household $27,483; Population below poverty level: 21.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,184-$20,759
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.20% Median travel time to work: 26.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 51.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Wilcox County, Alabama

PO Box 608
Camden, AL 36726
Phone: (334) 682-4126
Fax: (334) 682-4025

In southwest-central AL, southwest of Montgomery; organized Dec 13, 1819 from Dallas and Monroe counties. Name Origin: For Lt. Joseph M. Wilcox, killed in 1814 by Creek Indians

Area (sq mi):: 907.46 (land 888.68; water 18.78) Population per square mile: 14.60
Population 2005: 12,937 State rank: 63 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.90%; 1990-2000 -2.80% Population 2000: 13,183 (White 27.40%; Black or African American 71.90%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.40%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 33.80
Income 2000: per capita $10,903; median household $16,646; Population below poverty level: 39.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,835-$17,441
Unemployment (2004): 12.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.20% Median travel time to work: 31.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 36.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Wilcox County, Alabama, District Attorney Michael Jackson told The Associated Press that Jones is suspected of killing the children in South Carolina and leaving their bodies in a rural area near Camden, Alabama.
PROVENIENCE, PROCUREMENT AND PRODUCTION: UNDERSTANDING LITHIC SOURCE USE FROM A WOODLAND SITE IN WILCOX COUNTY, ALABAMA.
In chapter 12, Herndon is invited out to speak to sharecroppers in Wilcox County, Alabama, by one Reverend Hamilton, who then unaccountably turns out to be in cahoots with a black Justice Department agent and has Herndon driven out of town.