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 ?
    Wil-Low Dollars for Scholars of Hayneville, AL, for their Awards Program, during which this chapter awarded one $1,000 scholarship and 16 $500 scholarships to graduating seniors in Lowndes County, AL.