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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
www.gibsoncountytn.com

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 small decline was expected, however, as Hallador/Sunrise reopened the Carlisle underground mine in Sullivan County, Indiana, in July and started up the long-awaited Princeton Rail Loop in Gibson County, Indiana, earlier this year, a move that gives the company access to new sales, especially in the U.S.
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.
Hemmer Woods: an outstanding old-growth lowland forest remnant in Gibson County, Indiana. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science 78:245-254.
The affair began in 1851, when two white men, Seth Conklin of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and David Stormont, the leader of the Underground Railroad in Princeton, in Gibson County, Indiana, smuggled the wife of one of their black compatriots, Peter Still, and three other slaves out of Alabama.
Stormont, History of Gibson County, Indiana: Her People, Industries, and Institutions (Indianapolis, IN: B.
has boosted its steam coal sales forecast for 2018 after a fine first quarter and is banking on its newly completed Princeton Loop in Gibson County, Indiana, to secure additional business in the coming months, according to its president and CEO, Brent Bilsland.
In response to a difficult market more than a year ago, Alliance idled its Onton and Gibson North underground mines in Hopkins County, Kentucky, and Gibson County, Indiana, respectively, and shifted production to lower-cost operations.
During the past year, Alliance also has shuttered two other high-sulfur underground steam coal mines in the ILB: Gibson North in Gibson County, Indiana, and Onton, or Sebree, in Hopkins County, Kentucky.
9 and Gibson North underground mines in Webster County, Kentucky, and Gibson County, Indiana, respectively, in the process taking more than 4 million tons of high-sulfur coal out of production annually.
Alliance recently placed its Gibson North underground mine in Gibson County, Indiana, and Onton underground mine in Hopkins County on "hot idle." Craft said he hopes both will resume production later this year, although that is far from certain.
Because of increased production at several mines, including Hamilton 1 and the new Gibson South continuous miner operation near Princeton in Gibson County, Indiana, Alliance now expects to turn out between 41.1 and 41.7 million tons this year, slightly more than the 40.2 to 41.2 million tons previously forecast.
Meanwhile, initial production from Alliance's new Gibson South continuous miner operation in Gibson County, Indiana, got under way in April, well ahead of schedule.