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Claiborne County, Mississippi

410 Market St
Port Gibson, MS 39150
Phone: (601) 437-5841
Fax: (601) 437-4543

On the southwestern border of MS, south of Vicksburg; organized Jan 27, 1802 (prior to statehood) from Jefferson County. Name Origin: For William Charles Cole Claiborne (1775-1817), governor of the Mississippi Territory (1801-05), of the Orleans Territory (1804-12), and of LA (1812-16)

Area (sq mi):: 501.36 (land 486.77; water 14.59) Population per square mile: 23.60
Population 2005: 11,492 State rank: 69 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.90%; 1990-2000 4.10% Population 2000: 11,831 (White 15.10%; Black or African American 84.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.60%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 25.60
Income 2000: per capita $11,244; median household $22,615; Population below poverty level: 32.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,143-$17,028
Unemployment (2004): 10.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 30.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 43.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Claiborne County, Tennessee

1740 Main St
Tazewell, TN 37879
Phone: (423) 626-3284
Fax: (423) 626-3604
www.claibornecounty.com

On central northern border of TN, north of Knoxville; organized Oct 29, 1801 from Grainger and Hawkins counties. Name Origin: For William Charles Coles Claiborne (1775-1817), governor of the Mississippi Territory (1801-05), of the Orleans Territory (1804-12), and of LA (1812-16), and U.S. representative from TN (1797-1801)

Area (sq mi):: 441.55 (land 434.28; water 7.27) Population per square mile: 71.50
Population 2005: 31,033 State rank: 47 Population change: 2000-20005 3.90%; 1990-2000 14.30% Population 2000: 29,862 (White 97.40%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 37.40
Income 2000: per capita $13,032; median household $25,782; Population below poverty level: 22.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,155-$21,037
Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 27.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The municipal electric system gets steam coal from Foresight Energy's Sugar Camp longwall mine near Akin in Franklin County, Illinois, and Copper GIo Mining's undeground mine in Claiborne County, Tennessee.
La Salle County was joined by Braxton County, West Virginia and Claiborne County, Tennessee as the safest for students thanks to a lack of distracted drivers.
The purpose of this research was to study spatial and temporal habitat partitioning between a sympatric community of fox (Sciurus niger) and gray (Sciurus carolinensis) squirrels in Claiborne County, Tennessee.
At June 30, 2001, HFB Financial Corporation had total assets of $217,404,589 with three community banking offices in Bell County and Harlan County, Kentucky and one community banking office in Claiborne County, Tennessee.