Berrien County

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Berrien County, Georgia

PO Box 446
Nashville, GA 31639
Phone: (229) 686-5421
Fax: (229) 686-2785

In south-central GA, north of Valdosta; organized Feb 25, 1856 from Lowndes, Coffee, and Irwin counties. Name Origin: For John Macpherson Berrien (1781-1856), U.S. senator from GA (1825-29; 1841-52) and U.S. Attorney General (1829-31)

Area (sq mi):: 457.78 (land 452.41; water 5.37) Population per square mile: 36.90
Population 2005: 16,708 State rank: 96 Population change: 2000-20005 2.90%; 1990-2000 14.70% Population 2000: 16,235 (White 84.80%; Black or African American 11.40%; Hispanic or Latino 2.40%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.80%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 35.20
Income 2000: per capita $16,375; median household $30,044; Population below poverty level: 17.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,928-$23,288
Unemployment (2004): 3.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.60% Median travel time to work: 21.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 44.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Berrien County, Michigan

811 Port St
Saint Joseph, MI 49085
Phone: (269) 983-7111
Fax: (269) 982-8642
www.berriencounty.org

In the southwestern corner of MI, bordered on west by Lake Michigan; established Oct 29, 1829 (prior to statehood) from Indian lands. Name Origin: For Col. John Macpherson Berrien (1781-1856), U.S. senator from GA (1825-29; 1841-52) and U.S. attorney general (1829-31)

Area (sq mi):: 1581.38 (land 571.00; water 1010.39) Population per square mile: 284.80
Population 2005: 162,611 State rank: 15 Population change: 2000-20005 0.10%; 1990-2000 0.70% Population 2000: 162,453 (White 78.10%; Black or African American 15.90%; Hispanic or Latino 3.00%; Asian 1.10%; Other 3.10%). Foreign born: 4.90%. Median age: 37.40
Income 2000: per capita $19,952; median household $38,567; Population below poverty level: 12.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,072-$27,572
Unemployment (2004): 7.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.10% Median travel time to work: 20.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 18.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Niles (11,876)
  • Benton Harbor (10,851)

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    Warren Woods as forest primeval: A comparison of forest composition with presettlement beech-sugar maple forests of Berrien County, Michigan. The Michigan Botanist 26:17-24.
    For instance, in an area of Berrien County, Michigan, geologists have identified the shape and composition of a sand-and-gravel glacial deposit, but scientists need to uncover the thickness.
    (Atlas and Flat Book of Berrien County, Michigan 1929, 43) and was renamed Dayton between 1853 and 1860 (Fox 1924; Romig 1986).
    (Atlas and Plat Book of Berrien County, Michigan 1929, 43) and was renamed Dayton between 1853 and 1860 (Fox 1924; Romig 1986).