Haywood County


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Haywood County, Tennessee

1 N Washington St
Brownsville, TN 38012
Phone: (731) 772-1432
Fax: (731) 772-3864

In southwestern TN, west of Jackson; organized Nov 3, 1823 from Western District (Indian lands). Name Origin: For John Haywood (1753-1826), NC attorney-general (1791-94) and TN supreme court judge (1816-26)

Area (sq mi):: 534.15 (land 533.20; water 0.95) Population per square mile: 36.90
Population 2005: 19,656 State rank: 65 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.70%; 1990-2000 1.90% Population 2000: 19,797 (White 45.90%; Black or African American 51.00%; Hispanic or Latino 2.60%; Asian 0.10%; Other 2.20%). Foreign born: 1.70%. Median age: 35.30
Income 2000: per capita $14,669; median household $27,671; Population below poverty level: 19.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,148-$21,792
Unemployment (2004): 8.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.70% Median travel time to work: 24.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Brownsville County seat (10,705)

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    Haywood County, North Carolina

    215 N Main St
    Waynesville, NC 28786
    Phone: (828) 452-6625
    Fax: (828) 452-6715
    www.gov.co.haywood.nc.us

    On the southwestern border of NC, west of Asheville; organized Dec 15, 1808 from Buncombe County. Name Origin: For John Haywood (1755-1827), NC state treasurer (1787-1827)

    Area (sq mi):: 554.62 (land 553.66; water 0.96) Population per square mile: 102.00
    Population 2005: 56,482 State rank: 44 Population change: 2000-20005 4.50%; 1990-2000 15.10% Population 2000: 54,033 (White 96.00%; Black or African American 1.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 42.30
    Income 2000: per capita $18,554; median household $33,922; Population below poverty level: 11.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,319-$24,324
    Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.20% Median travel time to work: 22.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Bill Nolte, superintendent of the Haywood County district in North Carolina, says he still shows up at school sportsman's club tourneys even though his son graduated.
    Talking about the same, the associate superintendent of the Haywood County school district, Art Garrett, said the students were given the punishment as part of an ongoing investigation.
    In Haywood County, the company has a 95-kilowatt-hour zinc-air battery and 10-kilowatt solar installation serving a communications tower on Mount Sterling in the Smoky Mountains National Park.
    Pat Smathers, an attorney for the Haywood County Schools, sent a letter to the organizations citing concerns over the alleged criminal past of Kalei's father, Cash, and accusing him of seeking "publicity and financial gain.
    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Haywood County Animal Shelter, 245 Hemlock Street, Waynesville, NC 28786 in his memory.
    He was on the run for 14 hours before being recaptured and returned to Haywood County jail in Brownsville, Tennessee.
    Prior to retiring last year, George Chapman had served as director of schools in rural Haywood County for eight years.
    The Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project, ASAP, recently announced that Haywood County residents and visitors will be able to more easily find local sources for fresh fruits and vegetables, trout, nursery plants, and other locally grown farm products thanks to a new local farm map and guide.
    The eC[pounds sterling]compseC[yen] for an acre of land in a subdivision in Haywood County, NC with water & sewer go any where from $50,000 to over $180,000.
    Haywood County created a lead teacher position, and test coordination became part of the duties of this position.
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    Canton is the only major business in Haywood County, North Carolina.