Macon County

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Macon County, Illinois

141 S Main St Rm 104
Decatur, IL 62523
Phone: (217) 424-1305
Fax: (217) 423-0922

In central IL, east of Springfield, organized Jan 19, 1829 from Shelby County. Name Origin: For Nathaniel Macon (1757-1837), NC legislator, U.S. representative (1791-1815), U.S. senator (1815-28), and president of the NC constitutional convention (1835)

Area (sq mi):: 585.38 (land 580.52; water 4.86) Population per square mile: 189.80
Population 2005: 110,167 State rank: 17 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.00%; 1990-2000 -2.10% Population 2000: 114,706 (White 82.90%; Black or African American 14.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.60%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 38.00
Income 2000: per capita $20,067; median household $37,859; Population below poverty level: 12.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,334-$28,131
Unemployment (2004): 7.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 18.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Decatur County seat (78,751)

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    Macon County, North Carolina

    5 W Main St
    Franklin, NC 28734
    Phone: (828) 349-2025
    Fax: (828) 349-2400
    www.maconnc.org

    On the southwestern border of NC, southwest of Asheville; organized 1828 from Haywood County. Name Origin: For Nathaniel Macon (1757-1837), U.S. representative from NC (1791-1815), U.S. senator (1815-28), and president of the NC constitutional convention (1835)

    Area (sq mi):: 519.47 (land 516.47; water 3.00) Population per square mile: 62.20
    Population 2005: 32,148 State rank: 69 Population change: 2000-20005 7.80%; 1990-2000 26.90% Population 2000: 29,811 (White 96.00%; Black or African American 1.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.50%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 2.60%. Median age: 45.20
    Income 2000: per capita $18,642; median household $32,139; Population below poverty level: 12.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,966-$23,755
    Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 20.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 16.90%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Macon County, Tennessee

    County Courthouse Rm 104
    Lafayette, TN 37083
    Phone: (615) 666-2333
    Fax: (615) 666-2202
    www.maconcountytn.com

    On central northern border of TN, northeast of Nashville; organized 1842 from Smith and Sumner counties. Name Origin: For Nathaniel Macon (1757-1837), NC legislator, U.S. representative (1791-1815), U.S. senator (1815-28), and president of the NC constitutional convention (1835)

    Area (sq mi):: 307.19 (land 307.13; water 0.06) Population per square mile: 70.20
    Population 2005: 21,549 State rank: 62 Population change: 2000-20005 5.70%; 1990-2000 28.20% Population 2000: 20,386 (White 97.00%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 1.80%. Median age: 35.50
    Income 2000: per capita $15,286; median household $29,867; Population below poverty level: 15.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,923-$21,152
    Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.90% Median travel time to work: 31.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 43.90%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Macon County, Missouri

    PO Box 96
    Macon, MO 63552
    Phone: (660) 385-2913
    Fax: (660) 385-7203
    www.maconcounty.org

    In north-central MO, northwest of Columbia; organized Jan 6, 1837 from Randolph and Chariton counties. Name Origin: For Nathaniel Macon (1757-1837), Revolutionary War soldier, NC legislator, U.S. representative (1791-1815), U.S. senator (1815-28), and president of the NC constitutional convention (1835)

    Area (sq mi):: 812.53 (land 803.77; water 8.76) Population per square mile: 19.40
    Population 2005: 15,600 State rank: 68 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.00%; 1990-2000 2.70% Population 2000: 15,762 (White 95.60%; Black or African American 2.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 40.10
    Income 2000: per capita $16,189; median household $30,195; Population below poverty level: 12.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,873-$22,455
    Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -4.90% Median travel time to work: 21.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 28.00%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Macon County, Georgia

    121 S Sumter St
    Oglethorpe, GA 31068
    Phone: (478) 472-7021
    Fax: (478) 472-5643
    www.maconcountyga.org

    In central GA, southeast of Atlanta; organized Dec 14, 1837 from Houston and Marion counties. Name Origin: For Nathaniel Macon (1757-1837), NC legislator, U.S. representative (1791-1815), U.S. senator (1815-28), and president of the NC constitutional convention (1835)

    Area (sq mi):: 405.95 (land 403.28; water 2.67) Population per square mile: 34.10
    Population 2005: 13,745 State rank: 108 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.30%; 1990-2000 7.30% Population 2000: 14,074 (White 36.80%; Black or African American 59.50%; Hispanic or Latino 2.60%; Asian 0.60%; Other 2.50%). Foreign born: 1.80%. Median age: 35.10
    Income 2000: per capita $11,820; median household $24,224; Population below poverty level: 25.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,152-$19,832
    Unemployment (2004): 7.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 24.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 41.40%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Macon County, Alabama

    101 E Northside St Courthouse
    Tuskegee, AL 36083
    Phone: (334) 727-5120
    Fax: (334) 724-2621

    In southwestern AL, west of Columbus; organized Dec 18, 1832 from Creek cession. Name Origin: For Nathaniel Macon (1757-1837), NC legislator, U.S. representative (1791-1815), U.S. senator (1815-28), and president of the NC constitutional convention (1835)

    Area (sq mi):: 613.24 (land 610.52; water 2.72) Population per square mile: 37.40
    Population 2005: 22,810 State rank: 45 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.40%; 1990-2000 -3.30% Population 2000: 24,105 (White 13.80%; Black or African American 84.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 1.50%. Median age: 32.00
    Income 2000: per capita $13,714; median household $21,180; Population below poverty level: 32.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,621-$17,319
    Unemployment (2004): 6.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 25.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 47.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Tuskegee County seat (11,741)

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    References in periodicals archive ?
    Many of these stones were being mined in the streambeds and mountainsides of the Carolinas, with most from Macon County, NC.
    Luckily an early southern orchardist, Silas McDowell, lived in the same era in Macon County, NC. He sold Junaluska apple trees until 1859 (hopefully, they were grafts from the original tree).