Catoosa County

Catoosa County, Georgia

875 Lafayette St
Ringgold, GA 30736
Phone: (706) 935-4231

On the northern border of GA, southeast of Chattanooga, TN; organized Dec 5, 1853 from Walker and Whitfield counties. Name Origin: For the Cherokee Indian chief

Area (sq mi):: 162.66 (land 162.23; water 0.44) Population per square mile: 374.90
Population 2005: 60,813 State rank: 35 Population change: 2000-20005 14.10%; 1990-2000 25.50% Population 2000: 53,282 (White 95.70%; Black or African American 1.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.70%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 1.70%. Median age: 35.80
Income 2000: per capita $18,009; median household $39,998; Population below poverty level: 9.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,372-$23,543
Unemployment (2004): 3.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 23.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 73.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Leyssens is the lead instructor for the Advanced EMT program on the Floyd and Catoosa County Campuses of GNTC and is the clinical coordinator for all five EMS programs.
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Elizabeth Crumbly has been named editor of The Catoosa County News in Ringgold.
Editors Note: This piece was originally published in a Georgia newspaper, The Catoosa County News.
Georgia Winery, which raises certified organic Muscadine grapes on 15 acres near High Point in Walker County, is completing a new 16,000-square-foot tasting center and store near the company's winery in Catoosa County. Owner Patty Prouty says she hopes eventually to have vineyards at the new site.
* Helped Catoosa County with its decision to assist American Recycling Technology's location to Ringgold (400 possible jobs.)
M Cannon, H Thomas, Catoosa County Health Dept, Ringgold, W Sellers, MD, Rome District Health Office, Rome, M Bates, Georgia State Public Health Laboratory, P Blake, MD, H Stetler MD, K Toomey, MD, State Epidemiologist, Div of Public Health, Georgia Dept of Human Resources.