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Maury County, Tennessee

10 Public Sq
Columbia, TN 38401
Phone: (931) 381-3690
Fax: (931) 381-1016

In west-central TN, southwest of Nashville; organized Nov 16, 1807 from Williamson County and Indian lands. Name Origin: For a prominent local family, whose members included Abram Maury (1801-48), U.S. representative from TN (1835-39)

Area (sq mi):: 615.52 (land 612.86; water 2.66) Population per square mile: 124.50
Population 2005: 76,292 State rank: 16 Population change: 2000-20005 9.80%; 1990-2000 26.80% Population 2000: 69,498 (White 81.00%; Black or African American 14.30%; Hispanic or Latino 3.30%; Asian 0.30%; Other 3.00%). Foreign born: 2.10%. Median age: 36.30
Income 2000: per capita $19,365; median household $41,591; Population below poverty level: 10.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,482-$28,810
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 26.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 30.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Columbia County seat (33,599)
  • Spring Hill (14,431)

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    The 50-year-old allegedly kidnapped his 15-year-old student from Maury County, Tennessee in March.
    Farris is currently in his 37th year of teaching at Columbia Academy in Maury County, Tennessee.
    My reading of the history of the Pale Faces of Maury County, Tennessee, confirms what we have long suspected (but could not prove) about the Tennessee origins of the Ku Klux saga: that they were inextricably bound up with the violence and resistance of the Union-occupied Confederate home front; that the early Ku Klux gangs in Tennessee were made up of distressed and disempowered young townsmen determined to resist black freedoms and Republican rule; that their activities were tuned to local, state, and federal conditions and in sync with the political moves of more respectable elements; that they drew support from across class and gender lines but were led by the young sons of prominent families and the politically naive or outcast.
    The domestic orders are for a localizer/DME to be delivered to Marcos Island, Florida and localizer replacement parts for Maury County, Tennessee.
    Cummins, 50, was accused of kidnapping 15-year-old Elizabeth from Maury County, Tennessee in March.
    Born in Maury County, Tennessee (May 19, 1812), and educated at Jackson College before starting his career in journalism (1828); a journeyman printer in Knoxville, he was made state printer (1835), and gained military experience as a lieutenant during the Second Seminole War (1836-1838); returned to Tennessee and entered politics, becoming attorney general (1841), and served as state adjutant general and comptroller (1845-1849); served in the state senate (1849-1852) and then in Congress as a States' Rights Whig (March 1853-March 1859); a moderate southerner, he supported John Bell's Constitutional Union Party (1860) and attended the peace conference at Washington, D.
    Cummins, 50, was formerly 15-year-old Elizabeth's high school teacher before the pair disappeared from Maury County, Tennessee.
    Cummins was the teen's teacher at Culleoka Unit School in Maury County, Tennessee, and was under investigation by police and school administrators over reports the teacher and Thomas had been seen kissing in his classroom.
    amp;nbsp;Cummins, who was a health science teacher at Culleoka Unit School in Maury County, Tennessee, admitted to his wife that he slept with the teenager.