Lamar County


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Lamar County, Georgia

326 Thomaston St
Barnesville, GA 30204
Phone: (770) 358-5146
Fax: (770) 358-5149
www.barnesville.org

In west-central GA, northwest of Macon; organized Aug 17, 1920 from Monroe and Pike counties. Name Origin: For Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar (1825-93), U.S. statesman and a justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1888-93)

Area (sq mi):: 185.79 (land 184.82; water 0.97) Population per square mile: 88.60
Population 2005: 16,378 State rank: 97 Population change: 2000-20005 2.90%; 1990-2000 22.00% Population 2000: 15,912 (White 67.10%; Black or African American 30.40%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 35.70
Income 2000: per capita $16,666; median household $37,087; Population below poverty level: 11.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,096-$23,004
Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.50% Median travel time to work: 28.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 64.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Lamar County, Texas

119 N Main St Rm 109
Paris, TX 75460
Phone: (903) 737-2420
Fax: (903) 782-1000
66.165.115.117

On the northeastern border of TX, northwest of Texarkana; organized Dec 17, 1840 from Red River County. Name Origin: For Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar (1798-1859), Republic of TX attorney general, secretary of war, vice president (1836-38), and president (1838-41)

Area (sq mi):: 932.47 (land 916.81; water 15.66) Population per square mile: 54.10
Population 2005: 49,644 State rank: 60 Population change: 2000-20005 2.40%; 1990-2000 10.40% Population 2000: 48,499 (White 80.70%; Black or African American 13.50%; Hispanic or Latino 3.30%; Asian 0.40%; Other 3.70%). Foreign born: 2.10%. Median age: 36.90
Income 2000: per capita $17,000; median household $31,609; Population below poverty level: 16.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,201-$22,562
Unemployment (2004): 6.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 20.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 10.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Paris County seat (26,578)

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    Lamar County, Mississippi

    PO Box 247
    Purvis, MS 39475
    Phone: (601) 794-8504
    Fax: (601) 794-3903
    www.lamarcounty.com

    In south-central MS, west of Hattiesburg; organized Feb 19, 1904 from Marion and Pearl River counties. Name Origin: For Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar (1825-93), U.S. statesman and a justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1888-93)

    Area (sq mi):: 500.49 (land 497.07; water 3.42) Population per square mile: 89.80
    Population 2005: 44,616 State rank: 16 Population change: 2000-20005 14.20%; 1990-2000 28.40% Population 2000: 39,070 (White 84.70%; Black or African American 12.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.70%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 32.60
    Income 2000: per capita $18,849; median household $37,628; Population below poverty level: 13.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,909-$23,453
    Unemployment (2004): 4.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 25.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 60.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Lamar County, Alabama

    PO Box 338
    Vernon, AL 35592
    Phone: (205) 695-7333
    Fax: (205) 695-8522

    On western border of AL, west of Birmingham; organized as Jones County Feb 14, 1867 from Marion, Pickens, and Fayette counties; abolished the same year; recreated as Sanford County Oct 8, 1868; renamed Feb 8, 1877. Name Origin: For Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar (1825-93), U.S. representative from MS (1857-60; 1873-77), U.S. senator (1877-85), secretary of the interior (1885-88), and a justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1888-93)

    Area (sq mi):: 605.47 (land 604.85; water 0.62) Population per square mile: 24.70
    Population 2005: 14,962 State rank: 55 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.90%; 1990-2000 1.20% Population 2000: 15,904 (White 86.10%; Black or African American 12.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.30%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 38.20
    Income 2000: per capita $14,435; median household $28,059; Population below poverty level: 16.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,625-$20,645
    Unemployment (2004): 8.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.30% Median travel time to work: 23.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 36.00%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    In late 2018, the City of Denton approved some 75 MWs of solar energy, in a project called Samson, to be located 100 miles northeast of the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area in Lamar County and would be operational by June 2022.
    Squaremouth was so impressed by Andrews' commitment to her schools that the company also donated $5,000 each to the two Georgia schools where Andrews teaches--Upson-Lee High School and Lamar County High School.
    As the Market President, he will oversee the bank's commercial and retail operations in Forrest and Lamar County.
    To honor Donelan's commitment to her schools, Squaremouth gave an additional $5,000 to each of the schools where she teaches in Georgia - Upson-Lee High School and Lamar County High School.
    The Pine Belt Gun Club of southern Lamar County is the newest shooting club in the South and is slated to be one of the premier facilities in the region.
    The raid, which involved about 300 federal agents, was part of an ongoing criminal investigation into Load Trail, a company situated at Sumner in Lamar County. The company's 100 acre site is located about 12 miles northwest of Paris, Lamar County, and 100 miles northeast of Dallas, and was accused of hiring undocumented immigrants.
    In Alabama, where some places got at least 3 inches of snow, dairy farmer Will Gilmer bundled up for the drive to his milking barn before daybreak in rural Lamar County, the thermometer reading 7 degrees.
    But these simple storylines were no substitute for our many favourites at home, such as Harry and Horsie , The Chicken-Chasing Queen of Lamar County or the zany, numerically-themed tale of Zero the Hero .
    The project is a 52mw AC solar power facility located three miles away from the town of Sumrall in Lamar County, Mississippi.
    Before implementing its BYOD program, four instructional technologists at Lamar County School District in Purvis, MS, trained teachers how to use technology more effectively in the classroom.
    Saturday, for instance, Open Carry Texas, a state gun rights group, staged a rally to protest what it says are unlawful gun-prohibiting signs hung outside the Lamar County jail.
    Committee member Denny Dobbs said that Johnny Poore, executive director of the Lamar County Regional Solid Waste Authority, will give the committee an overview of the development of a pyrolysis operation at the Cedar Grove Landfill in Lamar County.