Fulton County


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Fulton County, Georgia

141 Pryor St SW Suite 10061
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: (404) 730-8320
Fax: (404) 730-8341
www.co.fulton.ga.us

In west-central GA; organized Dec 20, 1853 from De Kalb County; on Jan 1, 1932 annexed Campbell County (organized 1828 from Carroll, Coweta, De Kalb, Fayette, and Cherokee counties) and Milton County (organized 1857 from Cobb, Cherokee, and Forsyth counties). Name Origin: For Robert Fulton (1765-1815), builder of the Clermont, the first commercially successful steamboat. Some believe for Hamilton Fulton, the English engineer who surveyed a railroad through the present county

Area (sq mi):: 534.61 (land 528.66; water 5.95) Population per square mile: 1732.00
Population 2005: 915,623 State rank: 1 Population change: 2000-20005 12.20%; 1990-2000 25.70% Population 2000: 816,006 (White 45.30%; Black or African American 44.60%; Hispanic or Latino 5.90%; Asian 3.00%; Other 4.30%). Foreign born: 9.60%. Median age: 32.70
Income 2000: per capita $30,003; median household $47,321; Population below poverty level: 15.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $45,916-$48,647
Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 29.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 31.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Atlanta County seat (419,122)
  • Roswell (85,044)
  • East Point (35,457)
  • Alpharetta (34,245)
  • College Park (18,353)
  • Union City (13,355)

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    Fulton County, Kentucky

    PO Box 126
    Hickman, KY 42050
    Phone: (270) 236-2727
    Fax: (270) 236-2522

    On southwestern border of KY, southwest of Paducah; organized Jan 15, 1845 from Hickman County. Name Origin: For Robert Fulton (1765-1815), builder of the Clermont, the first commercially successful steamboat.

    Area (sq mi):: 230.55 (land 208.95; water 21.60) Population per square mile: 34.50
    Population 2005: 7,217 State rank: 111 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.90%; 1990-2000 -6.30% Population 2000: 7,752 (White 74.80%; Black or African American 23.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 38.50
    Income 2000: per capita $14,309; median household $24,382; Population below poverty level: 23.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,588-$23,468
    Unemployment (2004): 9.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.80% Median travel time to work: 18.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Fulton County, New York

    223 W Main St
    Johnstown, NY 12095
    Phone: (518) 736-5555
    Fax: (518) 762-3839
    www.fultoncountyny.org

    In east-central NY, east of Utica; organized Apr 18, 1838 from Montgomery County. Name Origin: For Robert Fulton (1765-1815), developer of the Clermont, the first commercially successful steamboat.

    Area (sq mi):: 532.90 (land 496.17; water 36.73) Population per square mile: 112.10
    Population 2005: 55,625 State rank: 45 Population change: 2000-20005 1.00%; 1990-2000 1.60% Population 2000: 55,073 (White 95.10%; Black or African American 1.80%; Hispanic or Latino 1.60%; Asian 0.50%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 1.90%. Median age: 38.60
    Income 2000: per capita $16,844; median household $33,663; Population below poverty level: 12.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,088-$25,109
    Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 22.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 34.60%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Gloversville (15,277)

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    Fulton County, Illinois

    100 N Main St
    Lewistown, IL 61542
    Phone: (309) 547-3041
    Fax: (309) 547-3326
    www.outfitters.com/illinois/fulton/

    In north-central IL, southwest of Peoria; organized Jan 18, 1823 from Pike County. Name Origin: For Robert Fulton (1765-1815), builder of the Clermont, the first commercially successful steamboat.

    Area (sq mi):: 882.59 (land 865.62; water 16.97) Population per square mile: 43.60
    Population 2005: 37,708 State rank: 38 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.40%; 1990-2000 0.40% Population 2000: 38,250 (White 94.30%; Black or African American 3.60%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 39.20
    Income 2000: per capita $17,373; median household $33,952; Population below poverty level: 9.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,081-$24,120
    Unemployment (2004): 7.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.20% Median travel time to work: 26.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 42.50%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Canton (14,933)

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    Fulton County, Pennsylvania

    116 W Market St Suite 203
    McConnellsburg, PA 17233
    Phone: (717) 485-3691
    Fax: (717) 485-9411
    fulton.sapdc.org

    On central southern border of PA, southeast of Altoona; organized Apr 19, 1851 from Bedford County. Name Origin: For Robert Fulton (1765-1815), developer of the Clermont, the first commercially successful steamboat.

    Area (sq mi):: 438.03 (land 437.57; water 0.46) Population per square mile: 33.50
    Population 2005: 14,673 State rank: 64 Population change: 2000-20005 2.90%; 1990-2000 3.10% Population 2000: 14,261 (White 98.00%; Black or African American 0.70%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 38.20
    Income 2000: per capita $16,409; median household $34,882; Population below poverty level: 10.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,300-$24,939
    Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.40% Median travel time to work: 31.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 45.40%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Fulton County, Indiana

    815 Main St
    Rochester, IN 46975
    Phone: (574) 223-2911
    Fax: (574) 223-8304
    www.fultoncounty-in.org

    In north-central IN, west of Ft. Wayne; established Feb 7, 1835 from Indian lands. Name Origin: For Robert Fulton (1765-1815) builder of the Clermont, the first commercially successful steamboat.

    Area (sq mi):: 371.37 (land 368.51; water 2.87) Population per square mile: 56.10
    Population 2005: 20,665 State rank: 71 Population change: 2000-20005 0.80%; 1990-2000 8.90% Population 2000: 20,511 (White 95.10%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 2.30%; Asian 0.40%; Other 2.70%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 37.90
    Income 2000: per capita $17,950; median household $38,290; Population below poverty level: 7.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,173-$24,209
    Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.90% Median travel time to work: 22.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.90%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Fulton County, Arkansas

    PO Box 219
    Salem, AR 72576
    Phone: (870) 895-3310
    Fax: (870) 895-3383

    On north-central border of AR; organized Dec 21, 1842 from Izard County. Name Origin: For William Savin Fulton (1795-1844), governor of the Arkansas Territory and U.S. senator (1836-44)

    Area (sq mi):: 620.31 (land 618.16; water 2.16) Population per square mile: 19.30
    Population 2005: 11,934 State rank: 59 Population change: 2000-20005 2.50%; 1990-2000 16.00% Population 2000: 11,642 (White 97.30%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.20%; Other 2.00%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 43.00
    Income 2000: per capita $15,712; median household $25,529; Population below poverty level: 16.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,204-$18,485
    Unemployment (2004): 5.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 26.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 50.10%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Fulton County, Ohio

    152 S Fulton St Suite 270
    Wauseon, OH 43567
    Phone: (419) 337-9255
    Fax: (419) 337-9285
    www.fultoncountyoh.com

    On the northwestern border of OH, west of Toledo; organized Apr 1, 1850 from Lucas, Henry, and Williams counties. Name Origin: For Robert Fulton (1765-1815), builder of the Clermont, the first commercially successful steamboat.

    Area (sq mi):: 407.32 (land 406.78; water 0.54) Population per square mile: 105.60
    Population 2005: 42,955 State rank: 55 Population change: 2000-20005 2.10%; 1990-2000 9.30% Population 2000: 42,084 (White 92.70%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 5.80%; Asian 0.40%; Other 3.70%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 36.10
    Income 2000: per capita $18,999; median household $44,074; Population below poverty level: 5.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,776-$28,860
    Unemployment (2004): 6.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.00% Median travel time to work: 21.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 39.00%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    "On behalf of the Fulton County Sheriff's Office, I would like to extend
    In June 2014, the Fulton County Board of Health joined with Mercy Care, a local federally qualified health center, to create the Metro Atlanta TB Task Force, including representatives from public health, homeless shelters, and other community service providers to provide a coordinated response in which testing targeted the entire population of persons experiencing homelessness instead of individual facilities.
    Caption: Officials broke ground Monday on a 1-megawatt solar array for North Arkansas Electric Cooperative near the co-op's headquarters in Fulton County.
    "Although a Fulton County Superior Court Judge held that these comments were wholly inappropriate, I was surprised to find that the Court held that it did not require reversal of Mr.
    The group wrote, 'Helena, the snuggliest pup in the ATL, who was returned to our Fulton County Animal Services location after she was 'too nice' has found a home who's just as nice as she is.'
    Last week, the Fulton County District Attorney's Office said it's still reviewing a file from Johns Creek police following July 2017 allegations that the Grammy winner was holding women against their will as part of a cult.
    "Students are able to complete the entire pathway in one year," says Yalanda Bell, executive director of career and technical education for Fulton County Schools.
    "He tendered his resignation without a lot of details." Stead said he was not sure where Engle, who came to Fulton County as chief of solid waste management for Harford County, Md., went after leaving his position.
    Men participated in the fair's Fulton County Beard of the Year contest for the chance to win awards for longest beard and best overall beard.
    COPs issued by the Fulton County Facilities Corporation are payable from rental payments made by the county, subject to annual appropriation.
    AS THE BOOMING GEORGIA FILM INDUSTRY GREW MORE QUICKLY than it could find qualified workers, Fulton County Schools officials in metro Atlanta knew it was time to implement training programs to meet those needs.
    The now 135-mile Northville-Placid Trail traverses the heart of the Adirondacks from the Village of Northville in Fulton County to the Village of Lake Placid in Essex County.