Meriwether County

Meriwether County, Georgia

PO Box 428
Greenville, GA 30222
Phone: (706) 672-1314
Fax: (706) 672-1886

In west-central GA, northeast of Columbus; organized Dec 24, 1827 from Troup County. Name Origin: For Gen. David Meriwether (1755-1823), officer in the Revolutionary War, U.S. representative from GA (1802-07), and commissioner to the Creek Indians (1804)

Area (sq mi):: 505.34 (land 503.28; water 2.06) Population per square mile: 45.50
Population 2005: 22,919 State rank: 77 Population change: 2000-20005 1.70%; 1990-2000 0.50% Population 2000: 22,534 (White 55.80%; Black or African American 42.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 36.40
Income 2000: per capita $15,708; median household $31,870; Population below poverty level: 17.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,385-$20,730
Unemployment (2004): 6.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.50% Median travel time to work: 31.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 53.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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12, a ceremony will commission a 1 MW system harnessing SolarWorld solar panels on Meriwether County Industrial Development Authority land in Greenville.
Upcoming phases, which break ground soon, include projects on 33 acres in Meriwether County and 150 acres in Mitchell County.
Robertson was a settler and planter from Meriwether County, Georgia and Leslie was from Wilkes County, Georgia.
Born in Meriwether County located in west central Georgia, in the small town of Woodbury (population approximately 500 at the time), to a father who was a school teacher and a mother who was an organist for her church, no one envisioned a future for Corine as a nurse.
NEW YORK -- Fitch Ratings assigns a rating of 'AAA/F1+' to the $2,250,000 Meriwether County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) revenue bonds (Crown Technology, LLC Project), series 2010.
Bacon County Hospital and Health System in Alma, Georgia - Bleckley Memorial Hospital in Cockran, Georgia - Brooks County Hospital in Quitman, Georgia - Burke Medical Center in Waynesboro, Georgia - Dodge County Hospital in Eastman, Georgia - Early Memorial Hospital in Blakely, Georgia - Effingham Hospital in Springfield, Georgia - Jasper Memorial Hospital in Monticello, Georgia - Meriwether County Hospital in Warm Springs, Georgia - Miller county Hospital in Colquitt, Georgia - Taylor Telfair Regional Hospital in McRae, Georgia
Meriwether County Schools in Greenville and Thomaston-Upson County Schools are also NWEA members.
html) joined together on a 20-mile walk from Meriwether County Courthouse in Greenville, GA, to Troup County Courthouse in LaGrange, GA, to bring attention to the fact that loving parents and children were being denied access to each other as a result of interference by both individuals and family courts.
Habitat for Humanity in Meriwether County IV Greenville, GA Member: Bank of Upson Sponsor: Habitat for Humanity in Meriwether County Grant: $75,000 for 15 units AHP funds will be used for the principal reduction on 15 single-family homes for very low-income families to revitalize older neighborhoods in Manchester and Greenville.
The not-for-profit Georgia Baptist Health Care System will continue to own and operate Baptist North in Forsyth County (36 beds), Baptist Meriwether in Meriwether County (38 beds) and Baptist Hospital of Worth County (50 beds) and its home health company.
The bus tour made stops at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth, the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in Macon, the Blue Bird Corporation in Fort Valley, the renovated Reynolds train depot in Taylor County, an available speculative building in Butler, the Columbus Conference and Trade Center, Pratt & Whitney in Columbus, the Southern Pine Conference Center at Callaway in Pine Mountain, the Little White House in Warm Springs, the Manchester Mill in Meriwether County and the Pike County Business Park in Zebulon.
HFH in Meriwether County III Greenville, GA Member: Bank of Upson Sponsor: Habitat for Humanity in Meriwether County Subsidy: $20,000 for 4 units AHP funds will be used as principal reduction for very low-income homeowners to purchase four homes upon completion of construction.