Meigs County

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Meigs County, Tennessee

PO Box 218
Decatur, TN 37322
Phone: (423) 334-5747
www.meigscountytnchamber.org

In southeastern TN, northeast of Chattanooga; organized Jan 20, 1836 from Hamilton, McMinn, Rhea, and Roane counties. Name Origin: For Return Jonathan Meigs (1764-1824), U.S. senator from OH (1808-1810), OH governor (1810-14), and U.S. postmaster general (1814-23)

Area (sq mi):: 216.78 (land 194.86; water 21.92) Population per square mile: 59.80
Population 2005: 11,657 State rank: 84 Population change: 2000-20005 5.20%; 1990-2000 38.00% Population 2000: 11,086 (White 97.30%; Black or African American 1.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 36.70
Income 2000: per capita $14,551; median household $29,354; Population below poverty level: 18.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,085-$19,967
Unemployment (2004): 7.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 33.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 67.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Meigs County, Ohio

PO Box 151
Pomeroy, OH 45769
Phone: (740) 992-5290
Fax: (740) 992-4429
www.meigscountyohio.com

On the southeastern border of OH; organized Jan 21, 1819 from Gallia and Athens counties. Name Origin: For Return Jonathan Meigs (1764-1824), OH governor (1810-14) and U.S. Postmaster General (1814-23)

Area (sq mi):: 432.38 (land 429.42; water 2.95) Population per square mile: 54.10
Population 2005: 23,232 State rank: 81 Population change: 2000-20005 0.70%; 1990-2000 0.40% Population 2000: 23,072 (White 97.40%; Black or African American 0.70%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 0.20%. Median age: 38.60
Income 2000: per capita $13,848; median household $27,287; Population below poverty level: 19.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,765-$18,931
Unemployment (2004): 10.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.10% Median travel time to work: 31.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 51.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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