Gibson County

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Gibson County, Indiana

PO Box 630
Princeton, IN 47670
Phone: (812) 386-8401
Fax: (812) 385-5025

On the southwest border of IN, north of Evansville; organized Mar 9, 1813 (prior to statehood) from Knox County. Name Origin: For Gen. John Gibson (1740-1822), an officer in the French and Indian War and the Revolutionary War, jurist, and secretary of IN Territory (1801-16)

Area (sq mi):: 499.05 (land 488.78; water 10.27) Population per square mile: 68.30
Population 2005: 33,408 State rank: 50 Population change: 2000-20005 2.80%; 1990-2000 1.80% Population 2000: 32,500 (White 96.00%; Black or African American 1.90%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.50%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 38.00
Income 2000: per capita $18,169; median household $37,515; Population below poverty level: 8.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,593-$28,021
Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 23.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 38.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Gibson County, Tennessee

1 Court Sq Suite 100
Trenton, TN 38382
Phone: (731) 855-7642
Fax: (731) 855-7643

In northwestern TN, north of Jackson; organized Oct 21, 1823 from Western District (Indian lands). Name Origin: For Maj. John Gibson, an officer in Gen. Andrew Jackson's (1767-1845) Natchez expedition (1812-13)

Area (sq mi):: 603.59 (land 602.67; water 0.92) Population per square mile: 79.90
Population 2005: 48,148 State rank: 30 Population change: 2000-20005 0.00%; 1990-2000 4.00% Population 2000: 48,152 (White 78.20%; Black or African American 19.70%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 38.80
Income 2000: per capita $16,320; median household $31,105; Population below poverty level: 12.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,333-$24,629
Unemployment (2004): 8.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.50% Median travel time to work: 22.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 33.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The long-term partnerships between Milan Chamber of Commerce, Gibson County Human Resources Board and Milan Special School District have led to numerous opportunities for students, including a Work Ethic certification, completion of which guarantees students an interview with a partnering Gibson County employer.
has acquired the mineral rights to 5 additional oil leases covering more than 364 acres in the Illinois Basin in Gibson County, the company said.
"The Gibson County Sheriff's Office and Emergency Service Personnel have ordered a mandatory evacuation for Princeton area residence within a one mile radius of OLD US 41 and Caniff Trailer Court due to Confirmed Train Derailment," an ( official statement said.
Tyson's project will be built at a 500-acre Gibson County industrial park that's been seeking a tenant for about 20 years, county mayor Tom Witherspoon said.
We have been serving the Gibson County and surrounding areas since 1990.
The automaker produces Highlander and Sequoia sport utility vehicles, and Sienna minivans, at the Gibson County facility.
in Indiana (Princeton Daily Clarion, Gibson County Today, Oakland City Journal, et al.), Jeff Schumacher has been named publisher and chief executive of Tri-State Media; most recently, he was general manager of Mountaineer Publishing Co.
2 Ethan Smith, of Gibson County, Indiana, was hunting with his dad on opening day of the 2011 gun season when he bagged this tall-tined 10-pointer.
Riley, the long-time general manager for Gibson County Utility District--coveting about 500 square miles and serving 12,000 natural gas customers--sits on the executive and full board at the TGA as well as the energy subcommittee of the state Chamber of Commerce.