Alexander County


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Alexander County, Illinois

2000 Washington Ave
Cairo, IL 62914
Phone: (618) 734-7000
Fax: (618) 734-7002

On the southwest border southwest of Carbondale; organized Mar 4, 1819 from Johnson County. Name Origin: For William M. Alexander, an early settler and IL legislator (1820-24)

Area (sq mi):: 252.54 (land 236.38; water 16.16) Population per square mile: 37.80
Population 2005: 8,927 State rank: 89 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.90%; 1990-2000 -9.70% Population 2000: 9,590 (White 62.20%; Black or African American 34.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 38.00
Income 2000: per capita $16,084; median household $26,042; Population below poverty level: 26.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,887-$17,525
Unemployment (2004): 9.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 24.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 51.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Alexander County, North Carolina

621 Liledoun Rd
Taylorsville, NC 28681
Phone: (828) 632-9332
Fax: (828) 632-0059
www.co.alexander.nc.us

In west-central NC, northwest of Charlotte; established Jan 15, 1847 from Iredell, Caldwell, and Wilks counties. Name Origin: For William Julius Alexander (1797-1857), NC legislator

Area (sq mi):: 263.14 (land 260.18; water 2.95) Population per square mile: 136.40
Population 2005: 35,492 State rank: 65 Population change: 2000-20005 5.60%; 1990-2000 22.00% Population 2000: 33,603 (White 91.00%; Black or African American 4.60%; Hispanic or Latino 2.50%; Asian 1.00%; Other 2.20%). Foreign born: 2.40%. Median age: 36.60
Income 2000: per capita $18,507; median household $38,684; Population below poverty level: 8.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,246-$24,486
Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.20% Median travel time to work: 22.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 49.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The charge was filed in June by the Laborers International Union of North America Local 773 after Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson moved to end the collective bargaining agreement between the Alexander County Housing Authority and the union, The Southern Illinoisan reported.
Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) today announced a $25,000 federal grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Office of Rural Development to support the purchase of equipment necessary for improvements in Cairo and throughout Alexander County.
A similar training program is set to launch in Alexander County, N.
At West Alexander Middle School, there was an inappropriate video shown in class, outside the bounds of the curriculum that called for disciplinary action last week," Alexander County Schools Associate Superintendent Jeff Peal told the Taylorsville Times.
Since those first discoveries, the Hiddenite district of Alexander County, North Carolina is estimated to have produced more than 50,000 carats of emerald and 5,000 carats of hiddenite.
When it comes to hiring principals for his district schools, Hoke, the superintendent of Alexander County (N.
The last known record of a wild mountain lion in Illinois came from Alexander County in 1862.
64) The evidence suggests that most of these incarcerated black women were former slaves who had just recently entered the state: three-quarters (76%) listed their nativity as one of the former slave states, the majority were sentenced only after the end of the war, when African-Americans were first legally allowed entry into Illinois, and two-thirds were sentenced from Alexander county, Illinois' southernmost county and port of entry into the state.
Small mammals were livetrapped in July, August and September, 1996, as part of a larger investigation on 27 sites throughout the Horseshoe Lake Conservation Area (HLCA), Alexander County, Illinois.
Carson for an internal review of the departments oversight of the Alexander County Housing Authority (ACHA) outside of the HUD Inspector General (IG) review.
Deposits have been found in three general areas: (1) near Shelby in Cleveland County, (2) on Big Crabtree Mountain in Mitchell County, and (3) near the town of Hiddenite in Alexander County.