Chilton County

Chilton County, Alabama

PO Box 1948
Clanton, AL 35046
Phone: (205) 755-1551
Fax: (205) 280-7204

In central AL, south of Birmingham; organized as Baker County Dec 30, 1868 from Bibb, Perry, Autauga, and Shelby counties; name changed Dec 17, 1874. Name Origin: For William Parish Chilton (1810-71), legislator, jurist, and member of the Confederate Congress

Area (sq mi):: 700.76 (land 693.98; water 6.78) Population per square mile: 60.20
Population 2005: 41,744 State rank: 30 Population change: 2000-20005 5.40%; 1990-2000 22.00% Population 2000: 39,593 (White 85.60%; Black or African American 10.60%; Hispanic or Latino 2.90%; Asian 0.20%; Other 2.50%). Foreign born: 1.90%. Median age: 35.90
Income 2000: per capita $15,303; median household $32,588; Population below poverty level: 15.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,655-$21,416
Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.50% Median travel time to work: 33.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 52.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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New York: Fitch Ratings has downgraded the rating on the following Chilton County Health Care Authority, AL bonds to 'B' from 'AA-':
Alabama Graphite is focused on the exploration and development of its flagship Coosa Graphite Project in Coosa County, Alabama and its Bama Mine Project in Chilton County, Alabama.
"We decided it would be great to commission our local chainsaw artist to carve the Chilton County High School mascot and then donate it back to the school," says Atkins.
The 15 projects that won grants include: SOS--Seasons of Sustenance in Loveland, Ohio; Northwest Initiative in Lansing, Mich; Chilton County Joint Agriscience Farm in Maplesville, Ala.; Post Crashers 2.0 in Northfield, N.J.; Farm2Mountain Produce Club in Big Bear Lake, Calif.; Youth Planting Change in Wexford, Pa.; Go Healthy St.
Chilton Medical Center is a Joint Commissioned accredited 60-bed hospital offering a range of services to meet the health care needs of Chilton County and surrounding communities.
Verizon said the I-65 expansion incorporates coverage along I-65 and US Highway 31, throughout Chilton County, and wooded areas and rivers which are used during the spring and summer months as vacation spots.
Crop damage in Chilton County ranged from 30 percent to 80 percent, depending on elevation.
The other church, in Chilton County, had been undergoing construction and might not have been related to the others.
In recent years it has been used to resolve voting rights cases for city council elections in Amarillo, Texas, and Peoria, Ill.; for county commission elections in Chilton County, Ala.; for school board elections in Sisseton, S.D.; and in more than 50 other jurisdictions.
Police in Pelham, Alabama, said the 34-year-old man was arrested after a brief scuffle when officers approached after forcing his car off the road in nearby Chilton County.
Indeed, where cumulative voting has been implemented by local governments, it has helped break racial barriers for the election of African-Americans in Chilton County, Alabama; Latinos in Alamogordo, New Mexico; and Native Americans in Sisseton, South Dakota.