Marengo County

Marengo County, Alabama

PO Box 480715
Linden, AL 36748
Phone: (334) 295-2200
Fax: (334) 295-2254

In west-central AL, south of Tuscaloosa; organized Feb 7, 1818 (prior to statehood) from Choctaw cession. Name Origin: Commemorates Napoleon's (1769-1821) victory over the Austrian army at Marengo, Italy (Jun 14, 1800)

Area (sq mi):: 982.85 (land 977.04; water 5.80) Population per square mile: 22.40
Population 2005: 21,879 State rank: 47 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.90%; 1990-2000 -2.40% Population 2000: 22,539 (White 46.90%; Black or African American 51.70%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 36.40
Income 2000: per capita $15,308; median household $27,025; Population below poverty level: 25.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,304-$24,188
Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 25.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 29.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The previously known westernmost locations for laurel wilt were on redbay in Harrison County, Mississippi, approximately 400 km to the southeast and on sassafras in Marengo County, Alabama, 450 km to the east.
In 2010, sassafras trees with laurel wilt were found in Marengo County, Alabama, a county in west central Alabama outside the range of redbay (Bates et al.
In addition, Hall resigns his role as publisher of Shoppers Guides for Clarke County, Greene County, Hale County, Wilcox County, and Marengo County, all in Alabama.
Benjamin Riley (1887), author of several books on the history of Alabama, noted that "the canebrake lands of Marengo are found in the northern end of the county and extend southward about ten or fifteen miles" and that "along the streams are dense brakes of cane." In his 1858 diary, the agricultural reformer and politician Edmund Ruffin (1972) also mentioned canebrakes in Marengo County: "I went home with Mr.
Except for a single patch in northwest Marengo County, no canebrakes show up on plat maps of townships arrayed along the Tombigbee, Tensaw or Mobile Rivers in the southwestern portion of the state.
Already this year the Milford, Conn.-based company has opened restaurants within Marengo County Market in Marengo, Ohio; Rehkopf's in Gurdon, Ark.; Food Rite in Tiptonville, Tenn.; and even Al Nuzha Cooperative Society Grocery Store in Kuwait.
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But he didn't refuse calls from journalists around the country after the Associated Press told how the Democrat-Reporter's dogged probing prematurely ended the second term of Marengo County's six-foot-three, 230-pound sheriff, Roger W.
It began: "We request an investigation be made of Marengo County Sheriff Roger W.
The grandson of former slaves, Gaston was born in a log cabin his grandparents built in rural Marengo County, Ala., in 1892.