Coffee County


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Coffee County, Georgia

101 S Peterson Ave
Douglas, GA 31533
Phone: (912) 384-4799
Fax: (912) 384-0291

In south-central GA, northeast of Valdosta; organized Feb 9, 1854 from Clinch, Irwin, Telfair, and Ware counties. Name Origin: For Gen. John Coffee (1782-1836), an officer in the Indian wars, U.S. representative from GA (1833-36), and cousin to John Coffee of TN

Area (sq mi):: 602.61 (land 598.90; water 3.72) Population per square mile: 66.20
Population 2005: 39,674 State rank: 49 Population change: 2000-20005 6.00%; 1990-2000 26.40% Population 2000: 37,413 (White 66.00%; Black or African American 25.90%; Hispanic or Latino 6.80%; Asian 0.60%; Other 5.20%). Foreign born: 5.40%. Median age: 32.10
Income 2000: per capita $15,530; median household $30,710; Population below poverty level: 19.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,510-$21,549
Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 20.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 12.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Douglas County seat (10,916)

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    Coffee County, Alabama

    230-M Court Ave
    Elba, AL 36323
    Phone: (334) 897-2954

    In southeastern AL, northwest of Dothan; organized Dec 29, 1841 from Dale County. Name Origin: For Gen. John Coffee (1772-1833), TN surveyor and officer who oversaw the removal of the Choctaws and Chickasaws to the OK Territory

    Area (sq mi):: 680.48 (land 678.99; water 1.49) Population per square mile: 67.10
    Population 2005: 45,567 State rank: 28 Population change: 2000-20005 4.50%; 1990-2000 8.40% Population 2000: 43,615 (White 75.60%; Black or African American 18.40%; Hispanic or Latino 2.70%; Asian 0.90%; Other 3.60%). Foreign born: 2.70%. Median age: 37.20
    Income 2000: per capita $18,321; median household $33,664; Population below poverty level: 14.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,452-$26,837
    Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.40% Median travel time to work: 21.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Enterprise (22,231)

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    Coffee County, Tennessee

    1327 McArthur Dr Suite 1
    Manchester, TN 37355
    Phone: (931) 723-5106
    Fax: (931) 723-8248
    www.coffeecountytn.org

    In south-central TN, southeast of Murfreesboro; organized Jan 8, 1836 from Franklin, Warren, and Bedford counties. Name Origin: For Gen. John Coffee (1772-1833), officer in the War of 1812 who later oversaw the removal of the Choctaws and Chickasaws to OK Territory

    Area (sq mi):: 434.46 (land 428.84; water 5.62) Population per square mile: 118.60
    Population 2005: 50,869 State rank: 28 Population change: 2000-20005 5.90%; 1990-2000 19.00% Population 2000: 48,014 (White 92.30%; Black or African American 3.60%; Hispanic or Latino 2.20%; Asian 0.70%; Other 2.20%). Foreign born: 2.30%. Median age: 37.50
    Income 2000: per capita $18,137; median household $34,898; Population below poverty level: 14.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,095-$26,560
    Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 22.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 24.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Tullahoma (18,677)

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    References in periodicals archive ?
    Josh Peterson, publisher of the Manchester Times, has been promoted to the new position of Coffee County, Tenn.
    "I just wanted to touch base with you regarding the quality of your product and one of your photographers," says Steve Jernigan of Coffee County Realty and Auction Co.
    In two years, Coffee County, Alabama, produced and harvested more peanuts than any other county in the nation.
    The Coffee County Medical Examiner's office later pronounced the man dead. The victim was identified as Michael Craddock Jr.
    Casey Brennan had a 3-run triple to lead the South Elgin softball team to its first win of the season, 8-5 over Coffee County Central (TN) Saturday in Clarksville, Tenn.
    "Tennessee Tool and Fixture is proud to make Manchester, Tennessee in Coffee County our new home," said Sue Beamish, owner and president, Tennessee Tool and Fixture.
    The Coffee County Rural Solid Waste Committee has voted to enter in a new contract with Southern Central Waste Services (SCWS), which will extend its agreement for up to seven years and lock in the fees the county pays for disposal of waste.
    WOKA-AM DOUGLAS GA COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.
    New partners include Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty, Coffee County Realty and Auction in Manchester, Tennessee; Coldwell Banker Finger Lakes in Geneva, New York; ERA King Real Estate in Birmingham, Alabama; Keller Williams Ballantyne in Charlotte, North Carolina; and Keller William Realty in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas.
    Hale, of Coffee County in Tennessee, met Lisa last Friday and officers believe he killed her at his home later that day.
    In 1915 the people of Coffee County, Ala., were devastated after boll weevils destroyed their cotton crop--their economic lifeblood.