Johnston County

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Johnston County, North Carolina

PO Box 297
Smithfield, NC 27577
Phone: (919) 934-3191
Fax: (919) 934-5857

In east-central NC, southeast of Raleigh; organized 1746 (prior to statehood) from Craven County. Name Origin: For Gabriel Johnston (1699-1752), colonial governor of NC (1734-52)

Area (sq mi):: 795.79 (land 791.85; water 3.94) Population per square mile: 184.90
Population 2005: 146,437 State rank: 15 Population change: 2000-20005 20.10%; 1990-2000 50.00% Population 2000: 121,965 (White 75.30%; Black or African American 15.70%; Hispanic or Latino 7.70%; Asian 0.30%; Other 5.90%). Foreign born: 5.90%. Median age: 34.20
Income 2000: per capita $18,788; median household $40,872; Population below poverty level: 12.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,441-$25,790
Unemployment (2004): 4.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 31.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 54.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Clayton (12,173)
  • Smithfield County seat (11,702)

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    Johnston County, Oklahoma

    403 W Main St
    Tishomingo, OK 73460
    Phone: (580) 371-3058
    Fax: (580) 371-2174

    In south-central OK, south of Ada; organized Nov 16, 1907 from Chickasaw lands. Name Origin: For Douglas H. Johnston (1856-1939), last governor for the Chickasaw nation, who remained in office until his death

    Area (sq mi):: 658.29 (land 644.50; water 13.78) Population per square mile: 15.90
    Population 2005: 10,259 State rank: 59 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.40%; 1990-2000 4.80% Population 2000: 10,513 (White 75.40%; Black or African American 1.70%; Hispanic or Latino 2.50%; Asian 0.30%; Other 21.90%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 38.00
    Income 2000: per capita $13,747; median household $24,592; Population below poverty level: 22.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,147-$19,333
    Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 24.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 41.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
    See other counties in .
    Counties USA: A Directory of United States Counties, 3rd Edition. © 2006 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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    Rural counties like Johnston County in southeastern Oklahoma especially would benefit from collecting taxes on mined aggregates, about 100 million tons of which are mined annually in the Sooner State.
    A former Johnston County volunteer fire chief was convicted March 13 after filing fraudulent insurance claims for fire department equipment and given probation and ordered to repay more than $23,000 he took, Causey said in a statement.
    ) Osteoarthritis Study, the Rotterdam (the Netherlands) Study, the Multicenter Osteoarthritis Study (MOST), the Johnston County (N.C.
    The Johnston County resident who works as a wrestling coach recently completed the Harnett County VTC after he was charged with obtaining property by false pretenses.
    The event also aims to raise money for the local charity Johnston County Reaching Out.
    As the only locally owned and operated community bank in Johnston County, North Carolina, we provide a level of service and customer satisfaction that other banks in our market cannot.
    The overall risk, 39.8%, is based on data from 2,218 eligible subjects in the Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project, but there is significant variation among various subgroups, said Jin Qin, ScD, of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and her associates (Arthritis Rheumatol.
    In a meta-analysis of individual patient data from the Multicenter Osteoarthritis Study and the Johnston County (N.C.) Osteoarthritis Project conducted specifically for the white paper, investigators determined that OA was associated with a 23% increase in the risk of death independent of age, race, and sex.
    JCC's project aims to enhance library resources for Johnston County Middle and Early College students.
    Leaders in Johnston County Schools in central North Carolina knew they needed to find more effective ways to help struggling students, close the achievement gap and meet their core instructional priorities.
    − District 3 - Johnston County Animal Protection League, Smithfield

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