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Fayette County, Indiana

PO Box 607
Connersville, IN 47331
Phone: (765) 825-1813
Fax: (765) 827-4902
www.co.fayette.in.us

In east-central IN, southwest of Richmond; established Dec 28, 1818 from Wayne County. Name Origin: For the Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834), French statesman and soldier who fought with Americans during the Revolutionary War

Area (sq mi):: 215.12 (land 214.96; water 0.16) Population per square mile: 115.80
Population 2005: 24,885 State rank: 63 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.70%; 1990-2000 -1.60% Population 2000: 25,588 (White 96.80%; Black or African American 1.70%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.30%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 38.00
Income 2000: per capita $18,624; median household $38,840; Population below poverty level: 7.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,335-$27,172
Unemployment (2004): 7.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.90% Median travel time to work: 22.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 30.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Connersville County seat (14,445)

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    Fayette County, Alabama

    103 1st Ave NW Courthouse Annex Suite 2
    Fayette, AL 35555
    Phone: (205) 932-4510
    Fax: (205) 932-2902

    In west-central AL, north of Tuscaloosa; organized Dec 20, 1824 from Marion and Pickens counties. Name Origin: For the Marquis de Layfayette (1757-1834), French statesman and soldier who fought with Americans during the Revolutionary War

    Area (sq mi):: 629.34 (land 627.66; water 1.68) Population per square mile: 29.00
    Population 2005: 18,228 State rank: 52 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.40%; 1990-2000 3.00% Population 2000: 18,495 (White 86.50%; Black or African American 11.90%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 39.00
    Income 2000: per capita $14,439; median household $28,539; Population below poverty level: 17.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,928-$21,204
    Unemployment (2004): 6.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.80% Median travel time to work: 28.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.40%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Fayette County, Georgia

    140 Stonewall Ave W
    Fayetteville, GA 30214
    Phone: (770) 460-5730
    Fax: (770) 460-9412
    www.fayettecountyga.gov

    In west-central GA, south of Atlanta; original county; organized May 15, 1821 from Indian lands. Name Origin: For the Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834), French statesman and soldier who fought with the Americans during the Revolutionary War

    Area (sq mi):: 199.25 (land 197.05; water 2.20) Population per square mile: 529.00
    Population 2005: 104,248 State rank: 20 Population change: 2000-20005 14.20%; 1990-2000 46.20% Population 2000: 91,263 (White 82.00%; Black or African American 11.50%; Hispanic or Latino 2.80%; Asian 2.40%; Other 2.20%). Foreign born: 5.00%. Median age: 38.20
    Income 2000: per capita $29,464; median household $71,227; Population below poverty level: 2.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $36,727-$37,185
    Unemployment (2004): 3.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 30.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 62.50%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Peachtree City (33,810)
  • Fayetteville County seat (13,858)

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    Fayette County, West Virginia

    100 Court St
    Fayetteville, WV 25840
    Phone: (304) 574-4348
    Fax: (304) 574-4314
    www.fayettecounty.com

    In south-central WV, north of Beckley; organized Feb 28, 1831 from Kanawha, Greenbrier, Nicholas, and Logan counties. Name Origin: For the Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834), French statesman and soldier who fought with the Americans during the Revolutionary War

    Area (sq mi):: 668.36 (land 663.93; water 4.43) Population per square mile: 70.50
    Population 2005: 46,823 State rank: 12 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.60%; 1990-2000 -0.80% Population 2000: 47,579 (White 92.20%; Black or African American 5.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 39.60
    Income 2000: per capita $13,809; median household $24,788; Population below poverty level: 21.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,237-$20,337
    Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.50% Median travel time to work: 28.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 42.70%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Fayette County, Texas

    PO Box 59
    La Grange, TX 78945
    Phone: (979) 968-3251
    Fax: (979) 968-8531
    www.co.fayette.tx.us

    In east-central TX, southeast of Austin; organized Dec 14, 1837 from Bastrop and Colorado counties. Name Origin: For the Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834), French statesman and soldier who fought with the Americans during the Revolutionary War

    Area (sq mi):: 959.84 (land 950.03; water 9.81) Population per square mile: 23.70
    Population 2005: 22,537 State rank: 108 Population change: 2000-20005 3.40%; 1990-2000 8.50% Population 2000: 21,804 (White 79.20%; Black or African American 7.00%; Hispanic or Latino 12.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 8.30%). Foreign born: 5.60%. Median age: 42.60
    Income 2000: per capita $18,888; median household $34,526; Population below poverty level: 11.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,697-$28,200
    Unemployment (2004): 4.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.70% Median travel time to work: 23.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 25.90%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Fayette County, Tennessee

    PO Box 218
    Somerville, TN 38068
    Phone: (901) 465-5213
    Fax: (901) 465-5293
    www.fayettecountychamber.com

    On the southwestern border of TN, east of Memphis; organized Sep 29, 1824 from Shelby and Hardeman counties. Name Origin: For the Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834), French statesman and soldier who fought with the Americans during the Revolutionary War

    Area (sq mi):: 706.23 (land 704.50; water 1.73) Population per square mile: 48.90
    Population 2005: 34,458 State rank: 42 Population change: 2000-20005 19.60%; 1990-2000 12.70% Population 2000: 28,806 (White 62.00%; Black or African American 35.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 38.10
    Income 2000: per capita $17,969; median household $40,279; Population below poverty level: 14.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,292-$28,355
    Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 35.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 67.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Fayette County, Pennsylvania

    61 E Main St
    Uniontown, PA 15401
    Phone: (724) 430-1201
    Fax: (724) 430-1265
    www.fayettepa.org

    On southern border of western PA, southeast of Pittsburgh; organized Sep 26, 1783 from Westmoreland County. Name Origin: For the Marquis de Lafayette or La Fayette (1757-1834), French statesman and soldier who fought with the Americans during the Revolutionary War

    Area (sq mi):: 798.00 (land 790.14; water 7.86) Population per square mile: 185.00
    Population 2005: 146,142 State rank: 24 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.70%; 1990-2000 2.30% Population 2000: 148,644 (White 95.00%; Black or African American 3.50%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 40.20
    Income 2000: per capita $15,274; median household $27,451; Population below poverty level: 18.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,984-$24,540
    Unemployment (2004): 7.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 26.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 38.00%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Uniontown County seat (12,065)

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    Fayette County, Illinois

    PO Box 401
    Vandalia, IL 62471
    Phone: (618) 283-5000
    Fax: (618) 283-5004

    In south-central IL, northeast of Saint Louis, MO; organized Feb 14, 1821 from Bond, Jefferson, Wayne, and Clark counties. Name Origin: For the Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834), French statesman and soldier who fought with the Americans during the Revolutionary War

    Area (sq mi):: 725.36 (land 716.49; water 8.87) Population per square mile: 30.30
    Population 2005: 21,713 State rank: 57 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.40%; 1990-2000 4.40% Population 2000: 21,802 (White 93.50%; Black or African American 4.90%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 37.50
    Income 2000: per capita $15,357; median household $31,873; Population below poverty level: 12.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,695-$19,368
    Unemployment (2004): 8.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 22.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 30.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Fayette County, Ohio

    133 S Main St Suite 401
    Washington Court House, OH 43160
    Phone: (740) 335-0720
    Fax: (740) 333-3530
    www.fayette-co-oh.com

    In central OH, east of Dayton; organized Mar 1, 1810 from Ross and Highland counties. Name Origin: For the Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834), French statesman and soldier who fought with the Americans during the Revolutionary War

    Area (sq mi):: 407.08 (land 406.58; water 0.50) Population per square mile: 69.40
    Population 2005: 28,199 State rank: 79 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.80%; 1990-2000 3.50% Population 2000: 28,433 (White 95.00%; Black or African American 2.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.50%; Other 2.00%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 37.50
    Income 2000: per capita $18,063; median household $36,735; Population below poverty level: 10.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,412-$26,414
    Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.10% Median travel time to work: 24.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.10%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Washington Court House County seat (13,302)

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    Fayette County, Iowa

    114 N Vine St
    West Union, IA 52175
    Phone: (563) 422-5694
    Fax: (563) 422-3137

    In northeastern IA, northeast of Waterloo; established Dec 21, 1837 (prior to statehood) from Clayton County. Name Origin: For the Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834), French statesman and soldier who fought with the Americans during the Revolutionary War

    Area (sq mi):: 731.45 (land 730.92; water 0.52) Population per square mile: 29.10
    Population 2005: 21,298 State rank: 29 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.20%; 1990-2000 0.80% Population 2000: 22,008 (White 96.90%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.50%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 39.40
    Income 2000: per capita $17,271; median household $32,453; Population below poverty level: 10.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,364-$22,125
    Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 18.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 25.80%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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