Crenshaw County

Crenshaw County, Alabama

PO Box 227
Luverne, AL 36049
Phone: (334) 335-6568
Fax: (334) 335-3616

In south-central AL, south of Montgomery; organized Nov 24, 1866 from Covington, Butler, Coffee, Lowndes, and Pike counties. Name Origin: For Anderson Crenshaw (1783-1847), lawyer, statesman, and jurist

Area (sq mi):: 610.88 (land 609.58; water 1.30) Population per square mile: 22.50
Population 2005: 13,727 State rank: 60 Population change: 2000-20005 0.50%; 1990-2000 0.20% Population 2000: 13,665 (White 73.50%; Black or African American 24.80%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 38.80
Income 2000: per capita $14,565; median household $26,054; Population below poverty level: 22.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,900-$23,897
Unemployment (2004): 6.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.90% Median travel time to work: 31.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 51.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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$348,885 for service in Crenshaw County (near Rutledge/Luverne), Pike County (near Brundidge, Banks and Goshen) and northeast Coffee County.
The Crenshaw County Commission will use the grant funds to buy new fire and health safety equipment for the Sheriffs Department building and vehicles.
I am pleased to assist Crenshaw County in obtaining this equipment for the Sheriffs Department.
This grant will assist the Crenshaw County Sheriffs Department in keeping the public and themselves safe.
Consumption of 0.5 L per day of moonshine containing 9700 (micro)g/L lead would result in a steady state BLL of approximately 190 (micro)g/dL.* Reported by: T Dix, S Walker, MD, Crenshaw County Hospital, Luverne; D Cosby, Alabama Alcohol Beverage Control, Andalusia; CH Woernle, MD, State Epidemiologist, Alabama Dept of Public Health.