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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    3 miles of 42-inch-diameter natural gas transmission pipeline extending east-southeast from Grayson County, TX and Bryan County, OK to Madison Parish, LA; the Sherman, Paris, Mira, and Sterlington compressor stations located in Grayson and Lamar County, TX and Caddo and Ouachita Parish, LA.
    Based on commitments it has received from producers to date, Crosstex will build a 110-mile, 24-inch pipeline from a point north of Fort Worth to interconnect with Natural Gas Pipeline of America and Houston Pipeline Company in Lamar County, TX.
    The pipeline will connect with Crosstex's North Texas Pipeline (NTPL) in Lamar County, TX.