Humphreys County

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Humphreys County, Mississippi

102 Castleman St PO Box 547
Belzoni, MS 39038
Phone: (662) 247-1740
Fax: (662) 247-0101

In west-central MS, southeast of Greenville; organized Mar 28, 1918 from Holmes, Washington, Yazoo, and Sunflower counties. Name Origin: For Benjamin Grubb Humphreys (1808-82), general in the Confederate army, MS legislator, and governor (1865-66)

Area (sq mi):: 431.16 (land 418.09; water 13.07) Population per square mile: 25.20
Population 2005: 10,527 State rank: 70 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.10%; 1990-2000 -7.60% Population 2000: 11,206 (White 26.80%; Black or African American 71.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.50%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 30.50
Income 2000: per capita $10,926; median household $20,566; Population below poverty level: 38.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,837-$19,090
Unemployment (2004): 8.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -4.40% Median travel time to work: 19.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 20.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Humphreys County, Tennessee

Courthouse Annex Rm 1
Waverly, TN 37185
Phone: (931) 296-7795
Fax: (931) 296-5011

In west-central TN, west of Nashville; organized Oct 19, 1809 from Stewart County. Name Origin: For Parry Wayne Humphreys (1780-1839), TN superior court judge (1807-13; 1818-36) and U.S. representative (1813-15)

Area (sq mi):: 556.72 (land 532.22; water 24.50) Population per square mile: 34.20
Population 2005: 18,212 State rank: 69 Population change: 2000-20005 1.60%; 1990-2000 13.50% Population 2000: 17,929 (White 95.00%; Black or African American 2.90%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 39.00
Income 2000: per capita $17,757; median household $35,786; Population below poverty level: 10.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,898-$22,728
Unemployment (2004): 7.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.20% Median travel time to work: 29.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 33.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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That committee even recommended that the new district should begin its work by taking over the Humphreys County and Noxubee County school districts.
At Sky Lake Wildlife Management Area, located in Stoneville in northern Humphreys county, some of the largest and oldest bald cypress trees on Earth can be found standing sentinel in a cypress preserve.
At 51, he had been a cofounder of the local branch of the NAACP and was the first black since Reconstruction to register to vote in Humphreys County, Mississippi.
TABLE 1.--Mass, number of days tracked, number of days inactive during tracking period, the percentage of days that each individual was inactive, the longest distance traveled during a 2 h interval, total number of relocation points for each individual, the number of relocation points without movement and the percentage of the total relocation points involving no movement for Sternotherus minor peltifer studied in Whiteoak Creek, Humphreys County, Tennessee No.
Catfish production is a major industry in Mississippi, and one Delta county in particular, Humphreys County, is known as the catfish capital of the world.
Born in Humphreys County, Mississippi, on February 7 1932, Smith had been raised by his grandparents after the divorce of his parents.
RB Rufus Brown, Belzoni Humphreys County Corrall Buckhalter, Collins Mount Olive OL Kenyatta Walker, Meridian DL Muskingum Barnes, Moss Point Dorsett Davis, Cleveland DB Deuce McAllister, Morton.
Honorees, by county, are: Bolivar County: Indira Black; Washington County: Steele Davis, Steven King Sylvester Davis, Robert Cosey; Humphreys County: Eric Hill, Floyd Merritt; Holmes County: Lester Young Sharkey County: Kelvin Johnson, Sylvester Pinkins, John Crawford; Yazoo County: Wade Yeates, Don McGraw, Rachel Carr, Eddie Kirkland, Billy Davis, Andrew Ross, Robert Mitchell, William Small, John Milner, Fred Stuckey; Claiborne County: David Berry; Warren County: Lemar Davis; Hinds County: Roy Anderson, Val DeVellis; Madison County: Daniel Cauthen.
The wedding party boarded a trolley to the reception, hastily moved from Wister Gardens to the Humphreys County Country Club.