Laurens County

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Laurens County, Georgia

117 E Jackson St
Dublin, GA 31040
Phone: (478) 272-4755
Fax: (478) 272-3895
www.co.laurens.ga.us

In central GA, southeast of Macon; organized Dec 10, 1807 from Wilkinson County. Name Origin: For Lt. John Laurens (1753-82), officer in the American Revolution, who received the sword of Gen. Charles Cornwallis when the latter surrendered at Yorktown, VA

Area (sq mi):: 818.51 (land 812.27; water 6.24) Population per square mile: 57.70
Population 2005: 46,896 State rank: 41 Population change: 2000-20005 4.50%; 1990-2000 12.20% Population 2000: 44,874 (White 62.80%; Black or African American 34.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.80%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 35.80
Income 2000: per capita $16,763; median household $32,010; Population below poverty level: 18.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,569-$22,655
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 23.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 15.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Dublin County seat (16,689)

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    Laurens County, South Carolina

    PO Box 287
    Laurens, SC 29360
    Phone: (864) 984-3538
    Fax: (864) 984-3726
    www.laurenscountysc.org

    In west-central SC, south of Spartanburg; established Mar 12, 1785 from Ninety Six District. Name Origin: For Henry Laurens (1724-92), president of the Continental Congress (1777-78)

    Area (sq mi):: 723.98 (land 715.11; water 8.87) Population per square mile: 98.30
    Population 2005: 70,293 State rank: 17 Population change: 2000-20005 1.00%; 1990-2000 19.80% Population 2000: 69,567 (White 71.00%; Black or African American 26.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.90%; Asian 0.10%; Other 2.20%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 36.20
    Income 2000: per capita $15,761; median household $33,933; Population below poverty level: 14.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,391-$21,422
    Unemployment (2004): 7.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.40% Median travel time to work: 23.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 43.80%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    The gun was later found to have been reported stolen in 2008 from Laurens County, South Carolina. More charges are being filed in connection with the stolen weapon.
    When police caught up with her in Laurens County, South Carolina, she told them she "felt that it was the right thing to do at the time".
    Consider, for example, a flag presented in April 1861 to Company Raiborn in a neighborhood located in Laurens County, South Carolina. This flag consisted of five iconic elements--three short pieces of text on one side and two representational pictures on the other.
    The patient lived in Laurens County, South Carolina, and had never traveled out of state.