Lauderdale County

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Lauderdale County, Alabama

PO Box 1059
Florence, AL 35631
Phone: (256) 760-5750
Fax: (256) 760-5703
lauderdalecountyonline.com

On northwestern border of AL; organized Feb 13, 1818 (prior to statehood) from Cherokee cession. Name Origin: At suggestion of Gen. John Coffee (1772-1833), for Col. James Lauderdale (?-1814), who died fighting under Coffee at the Battle of Talladega

Area (sq mi):: 718.78 (land 669.46; water 49.32) Population per square mile: 131.00
Population 2005: 87,691 State rank: 13 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.30%; 1990-2000 10.40% Population 2000: 87,966 (White 87.80%; Black or African American 9.80%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 37.60
Income 2000: per capita $18,626; median household $33,354; Population below poverty level: 14.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,117-$24,435
Unemployment (2004): 6.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.80% Median travel time to work: 23.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 29.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Florence County seat (36,258)

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    Lauderdale County, Mississippi

    PO Box 1587
    Meridian, MS 39302
    Phone: (601) 482-9714
    Fax: (601) 486-4943
    www.lauderdalecounty.org

    On the central eastern border of MS, south of Columbus; organized Dec 23, 1833 from Choctaw cession. Name Origin: For Col. James Lauderdale (?-1814), soldier killed at the Battle of New Orleans during the War of 1812

    Area (sq mi):: 715.28 (land 703.51; water 11.77) Population per square mile: 109.80
    Population 2005: 77,218 State rank: 8 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.20%; 1990-2000 3.40% Population 2000: 78,161 (White 59.60%; Black or African American 38.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.50%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 35.00
    Income 2000: per capita $16,026; median household $30,768; Population below poverty level: 20.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,463-$25,011
    Unemployment (2004): 6.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 21.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 8.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Meridian County seat (38,833)

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    Lauderdale County, Tennessee

    100 Court Sq
    Ripley, TN 38063
    Phone: (731) 635-2561
    Fax: (731) 635-9682

    On central western border of TN, northeast of Memphis; organized Nov 24, 1835 from Dyer, Tipton, and Haywood counties. Name Origin: For Col. James Lauderdale (?-1814), a soldier killed at the Battle of New Orleans during the War of 1812

    Area (sq mi):: 507.14 (land 470.45; water 36.69) Population per square mile: 57.00
    Population 2005: 26,795 State rank: 54 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.10%; 1990-2000 15.40% Population 2000: 27,101 (White 63.40%; Black or African American 34.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 34.90
    Income 2000: per capita $13,682; median household $29,751; Population below poverty level: 19.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,486-$18,985
    Unemployment (2004): 10.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 23.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 32.10%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    References in periodicals archive ?
    In this study, we utilized polymerase chain reaction (PCR), cloning, and sequencing of a portion of the 16S rRNA gene to evaluate the bacterial community of the cave soil sample environment of Blowing Spring Cave (Lauderdale County, AL).
    Blowing Spring Cave (Lauderdale County, AL., T2S, R7W, Section 19; 34.8644[degrees], -87.3039[degrees]) is located on a 60 acre tract under the management of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (AL-DCNR).