Limestone County


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Limestone County, Alabama

310 W Washington St
Athens, AL 35611
Phone: (256) 233-6400
Fax: (256) 233-6403
www.co.limestone.al.us

On central northern border of AL, north of Decatur; organized Feb 6, 1818 (prior to statehood) from Cherokee and Chickasaw cessions. Name Origin: For Limestone Creek, which flows through it

Area (sq mi):: 607.08 (land 568.05; water 39.03) Population per square mile: 124.10
Population 2005: 70,469 State rank: 19 Population change: 2000-20005 7.30%; 1990-2000 21.30% Population 2000: 65,676 (White 82.40%; Black or African American 13.30%; Hispanic or Latino 2.60%; Asian 0.40%; Other 2.50%). Foreign born: 1.70%. Median age: 35.80
Income 2000: per capita $17,782; median household $37,405; Population below poverty level: 12.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,258-$25,475
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 26.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 46.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Madison (35,012)
  • Athens County seat (20,316)

  • See other counties in .

    Limestone County, Texas

    PO Box 350
    Groesbeck, TX 76642
    Phone: (254) 729-5504
    Fax: (254) 729-2951
    www.co.limestone.tx.us

    In east-central TX, east of Waco; organized Apr 11, 1846 from Robertson County. Name Origin: For Lake Limestone

    Area (sq mi):: 933.15 (land 908.88; water 24.27) Population per square mile: 25.00
    Population 2005: 22,763 State rank: 107 Population change: 2000-20005 3.20%; 1990-2000 5.30% Population 2000: 22,051 (White 66.70%; Black or African American 19.10%; Hispanic or Latino 13.00%; Asian 0.10%; Other 10.10%). Foreign born: 5.50%. Median age: 37.40
    Income 2000: per capita $14,352; median household $29,366; Population below poverty level: 17.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,061-$21,737
    Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.80% Median travel time to work: 21.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.90%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    References in periodicals archive ?
    The victims are John Sisk, 38, the boy's father; his stepmother, Mary Sisk, 35; his 6-year-old stepbrother; his 5-year-old stepsister; and his 6-month-old stepbrother, Limestone County Sheriff's Office spokesman Stephen Young told CNN.
    The 14-year-old caller was interviewed and confessed to shooting all five members of his family in the residence," Limestone County sheriff said on Twitter.
    Representatives from the Stonehaven and North East Scotland Twinning Group visited the city of Athens in Limestone County, Alabama, earlier this year to celebrate the connection between the two communities on either side of the Atlantic.
    Representatives from the Stonehaven and North East Scotland Twinning Group visited the city of Athens in Limestone County, Alabama, earlier this year to celebrate he connection between the two communities on either side of the Atlantic.
    Mickey Paulk, 35, was held after a chase in which he allegedly rammed an investigator's vehicle, Limestone County Sheriff's Office, in Alabama, USA, said on Twitter.
    The "attack squirrel" was found among a stash of the drug and other paraphernalia at the home in Limestone County, Alabama.
    Another potential route that was dropped from consideration would have avoided Limestone County.
    According to the Decatur Daily, Limestone County, Ala., officials, responding to complaints from residents, said that no weight restrictions are needed for trucks traveling to and from a Rogers Group quarry.
    In total, this launch will benefit 18 communities in Madison County and Limestone County, Alabama, and Giles County and Lincoln County, Tennessee.
    Sites chosen for comparison were Town Creek in Limestone County, and Limestone Creek in Madison County.
    Athens, AL, February 28, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Aon Water Technology will be introducing the all new Kinetico Kube drinking water system at the 2014 Limestone County Home and Garden Show at booth 51.