Lowndes County


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Lowndes County, Mississippi

505 2nd Ave N
Columbus, MS 39701
Phone: (662) 329-5888
Fax: (662) 329-5881

On the central eastern border of MS, north of Meridian; organized Jan 30, 1830 from Monroe County. Name Origin: For William Jones Lowndes (1782-1822), SC legislator and U.S. representative (1811-22)

Area (sq mi):: 516.45 (land 502.30; water 14.15) Population per square mile: 119.20
Population 2005: 59,895 State rank: 11 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.70%; 1990-2000 3.80% Population 2000: 61,586 (White 56.00%; Black or African American 41.60%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.50%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 32.70
Income 2000: per capita $16,514; median household $32,123; Population below poverty level: 21.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,194-$23,061
Unemployment (2004): 6.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.40% Median travel time to work: 21.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 13.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Columbus County seat (24,791)

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    Lowndes County, Alabama

    PO Box 65
    Hayneville, AL 36040
    Phone: (334) 548-2331
    Fax: (334) 548-5101

    In south-central AL, southwest of Montgomery; organized Jan 20, 1830 from Butler and Dallas counties. Name Origin: For William Jones Lowndes (1782-1822), SC legislator and U.S. representative (1811-22)

    Area (sq mi):: 725.03 (land 717.94; water 7.10) Population per square mile: 18.20
    Population 2005: 13,076 State rank: 62 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.90%; 1990-2000 6.40% Population 2000: 13,473 (White 25.70%; Black or African American 73.40%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.60%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 33.90
    Income 2000: per capita $12,457; median household $23,050; Population below poverty level: 31.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,478-$18,870
    Unemployment (2004): 9.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.40% Median travel time to work: 36.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 69.00%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Lowndes County, Georgia

    325 W Savannah Ave
    Valdosta, GA 31601
    Phone: (229) 671-2400
    Fax: (229) 245-5222
    www.lowndescounty.com

    On central southern border of GA; organized Dec 23, 1825 from Irwin County. Name Origin: For William Jones Lowndes (1782-1822), SC legislator and U.S. representative (1811-22)

    Area (sq mi):: 510.63 (land 504.22; water 6.41) Population per square mile: 191.80
    Population 2005: 96,705 State rank: 22 Population change: 2000-20005 5.00%; 1990-2000 21.20% Population 2000: 92,115 (White 60.80%; Black or African American 34.00%; Hispanic or Latino 2.70%; Asian 1.20%; Other 2.80%). Foreign born: 2.70%. Median age: 30.20
    Income 2000: per capita $16,683; median household $32,132; Population below poverty level: 18.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,280-$24,236
    Unemployment (2004): 3.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.20% Median travel time to work: 18.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 8.60%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Valdosta County seat (45,373)

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    References in periodicals archive ?
    The current banking facilities include the main office located in Colquitt County, branch offices located in Baker County, Worth County and Lowndes County, and a loan production office located in Tift County.
    Rader serves on a number of other boards that include Mississippi State University Foundation, the Bulldog Club and the Lowndes County Industrial Development Authority
    In a study published in September in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, researchers worked with the Alabama Center for Rural Enterprise to conduct house-to-house enrollment in the state's Lowndes County, one of the poorest areas in the nation, and collected 55 stool samples.
    The United States Census Bureau (2015a) estimates 10,458 individuals reside in Lowndes County with 22.
    Lowndes County Schools Superintendent Lynn Wright said the district is still working out some minor transportation details but expects them to be resolved.
    Next the author provides a summary of several surveys that show that the Black Panther Party received widespread support in the Black community and concludes with an appendix which list an "about the author profile," the October 1966 Black Panther Party platform and program, the rules of the Black Panther Party, the eight points of BPP, the three main rules of the BPP, the cover of the 1965 pamphlet of the BPP in Lowndes County in Alabama, a 1975 Scott-Smith committee leaflet, and August 1967 and March 1968 documents of the FBI covert project to aimed at surveying, infiltrating, discrediting, and disrupting domestic political organizations between 1956 and 1971.
    On 29 August 2014, the species was rediscovered in Lowndes County, Alabama.
    Formed in 1873, the original Mississippi Beekeepers Association was the first agricultural association in the state, and Stover Apiaries opened in Lowndes County in 1909, and for most of this century the largest beekeeping operation in the world.
    He describes the rise of segregation policies and society throughout the South; the ways African Americans challenged segregation in the 1930s and 1940s, including creating political organizations, challenging federal policies, reversing state laws, and strategizing for change; and major campaigns in Alabama and Mississippi, including the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the Birmingham campaign, the march from Selma to Montgomery, black experimentation with third party politics with the creation of the Lowndes County Freedom Organization, and the Freedom Summer of 1964.
    The current banking facilities include the main office located in Colquitt County, and branch offices located in Baker County, Thomas County, Worth County, and Lowndes County.
    A silicon metals facility that Correnti planned for Lowndes County, Miss.
    Also, Congressman Jack Kingston has visited Lowndes County Schools several times to see its CTAE programs.