Bryan County

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Bryan County, Oklahoma

PO Box 1789
Durant, OK 74702
Phone: (580) 924-2202
Fax: (580) 924-2289

On the central southern border of OK; organized Nov 16, 1907 from Chickasaw lands. Name Origin: For William Jennings Bryan (1860-1925), U.S. representative from NE (1891-95), U.S. secretary of state (1913-15), and prosecuter in John Scopes' (1900-70) trial for teaching the theory of evolution (1925)

Area (sq mi):: 943.43 (land 908.80; water 34.63) Population per square mile: 41.60
Population 2005: 37,815 State rank: 26 Population change: 2000-20005 3.50%; 1990-2000 13.90% Population 2000: 36,534 (White 78.90%; Black or African American 1.40%; Hispanic or Latino 2.60%; Asian 0.40%; Other 18.10%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 35.80
Income 2000: per capita $14,217; median household $27,888; Population below poverty level: 18.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,964-$21,544
Unemployment (2004): 3.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 23.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 33.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Durant County seat (14,780)

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    Bryan County, Georgia

    116 Lanier St PO Box 430
    Pembroke, GA 31321
    Phone: (912) 653-3819
    Fax: (912) 653-4691

    In southeastern GA, west of Savannah; organized Dec 19, 1793 from Chatham County. Name Origin: For Jonathan Bryan (1708-88), a founder of the Georgia Colony at Savannah, jurist, and GA legislator

    Area (sq mi):: 454.49 (land 441.71; water 12.78) Population per square mile: 64.60
    Population 2005: 28,549 State rank: 56 Population change: 2000-20005 21.90%; 1990-2000 51.70% Population 2000: 23,417 (White 81.70%; Black or African American 14.10%; Hispanic or Latino 2.00%; Asian 0.80%; Other 2.30%). Foreign born: 2.50%. Median age: 33.30
    Income 2000: per capita $19,794; median household $48,345; Population below poverty level: 11.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,088-$26,871
    Unemployment (2004): 3.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 31.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 74.80%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Counties USA: A Directory of United States Counties, 3rd Edition. © 2006 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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    Georgia: Brantley County, Bryan County, Camden County, Chatham County, Effingham County, Glynn County, Liberty County, Long County, McIntosh County, Pierce County, Wayne County
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    Not to be deterred, they bought the lease on another plantation - Woodville in Bryan County, Georgia - and established another school for the education and employment of freed slaves.
    Daniel Defense (DD) is expanding its operations in Bryan County, Ga., creating 75 new jobs and investing $18.5 million into a new facility and equipment.
    As proposed, the 250-mile pipeline would connect new receipt points in Kingfisher, Canadian, Grady, Stephens, Garvin, Carter, and Bryan counties in Oklahoma to interstate and intrastate pipeline markets in Bryan County, OK, and Lamar County, TX.
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    Notice the tension in Bryan County between the Court's previously established principles that (1) a single decision by a policymaker could render a local government liable (55) and (2) there was no respondeat superior liability under [section] 1983.