Blount County


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Blount County, Tennessee

341 Court St
Maryville, TN 37804
Phone: (865) 273-5700
Fax: (865) 273-5705
www.blounttn.org

On southeastern border of TN, south of Knoxville; organized Jul 11, 1795 (prior to statehood) from Knox County. Name Origin: For William Blount (1749-1800), territorial governor of TN (1790-96) and U.S. senator from TN (1796-97)

Area (sq mi):: 566.65 (land 558.56; water 8.08) Population per square mile: 206.80
Population 2005: 115,535 State rank: 10 Population change: 2000-20005 9.20%; 1990-2000 23.10% Population 2000: 105,823 (White 94.10%; Black or African American 2.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.70%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 1.50%. Median age: 38.40
Income 2000: per capita $19,416; median household $37,862; Population below poverty level: 9.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,947-$26,253
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 24.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 36.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Maryville County seat (25,569)

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    Blount County, Alabama

    220 2nd Ave E Rm 106
    Oneonta, AL 35121
    Phone: (205) 625-4160
    Fax: (205) 625-5961
    www.coveredbridge.org

    In north-central AL, east of Gadsden; organized Feb 6, 1818 (prior to statehood) from Montgomery County. Name Origin: For William Blount (1749-1800), NC delegate to Continental Congress and U.S. senator from Tennessee (1796-97)

    Area (sq mi):: 650.60 (land 645.59; water 5.02) Population per square mile: 86.30
    Population 2005: 55,725 State rank: 22 Population change: 2000-20005 9.20%; 1990-2000 30.00% Population 2000: 51,024 (White 92.10%; Black or African American 1.20%; Hispanic or Latino 5.30%; Asian 0.10%; Other 3.60%). Foreign born: 3.10%. Median age: 36.40
    Income 2000: per capita $16,325; median household $35,241; Population below poverty level: 11.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,973-$21,623
    Unemployment (2004): 4.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 34.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 59.70%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    References in periodicals archive ?
    The Blount County Public Library and the county's Recovery Court are collaborating to combat the opioid epidemic and drug addiction in their Tennessee community.
    The Blount County Sheriff's Office said multiple ambulances were sent to the scene following the incident.
    This includes supporting groups such as Blount County Animal Shelter and Heidi's Legacy Dog Rescue, and hosting pet adoption events across the country.
    "This acquisition provides an incredible opportunity to expand our presence in East Tennessee and introduce our brand and excellent client service to Blount County, as well as expand our west Knox County presence," said SmartFinancial President and CEO, Billy Carroll.
    SmartFinancial president and CEO, Billy Carroll, said, 'This acquisition provides an incredible opportunity to expand our presence in East Tennessee and introduce our brand and excellent client service to Blount County, as well as expand our west Knox County presence.
    The company is investing $22.5 million to build a new facility that will create more than 350 new jobs in Blount County.
    The Blount County, Tenn., Board of Commissioners has refused to pass a resolution condemning the U.S.
    DENSO is one of the world's largest automotive parts manufacturers and one of the largest employers in Blount County. Farris plans to graduate in May 2016.
    Blount County Economic Development Council, http://blountedc.com
    KNOXVILLE, Tennessee, Ramadan 15, 1436, Jul 2, 2015, SPA -- A freight train carrying flammable and toxic gas derailed and caught fire in Blount County, Tennessee, Thursday, prompting the evacuation of more than 5,000 people.
    TETRACYCLINE TESTING IN GRAVE'S CREEK DOWNSTREAM OF A TYSON FOODS CHICKEN PROCESSING PLANT IN BLOUNT COUNTY, ALABAMA.