Mitchell County


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Mitchell County, North Carolina

PO Box 409
Bakersville, NC 28705
Phone: (828) 688-2434
Fax: (828) 688-4443
www.mitchellcounty.org

On the southwestern border of NC, northeast of Asheville; organized Feb 16, 1861 from Burke, Caldwell, Yancey, McDowell, and Watauga counties. Name Origin: For Elisha Mitchell (1793-1857), a professor at the University of North Carolina who was killed while exploring what is now called Mt. Mitchell

Area (sq mi):: 222.14 (land 221.43; water 0.71) Population per square mile: 71.30
Population 2005: 15,784 State rank: 87 Population change: 2000-20005 0.60%; 1990-2000 8.70% Population 2000: 15,687 (White 97.00%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 2.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 1.50%. Median age: 42.00
Income 2000: per capita $15,933; median household $30,508; Population below poverty level: 13.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,658-$19,875
Unemployment (2004): 7.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.80% Median travel time to work: 24.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 30.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Mitchell County, Kansas

PO Box 190
Beloit, KS 67420
Phone: (785) 738-3652
Fax: (785) 738-5524
www.mcks.org

In north-central KS, northwest of Salina; organized Feb 26, 1867 from Kirwin Land District. Name Origin: For Capt. William D. Mitchell (?-1865), Union officer killed at Battle of Monroe's Cross Roads, NC

Area (sq mi):: 718.62 (land 699.82; water 18.80) Population per square mile: 9.20
Population 2005: 6,420 State rank: 57 Population change: 2000-20005 -7.40%; 1990-2000 -3.80% Population 2000: 6,932 (White 97.10%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 41.10
Income 2000: per capita $17,653; median household $33,385; Population below poverty level: 9.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,721-$25,447
Unemployment (2004): 3.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 12.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Mitchell County, Georgia

PO Box 187
Camilla, GA 31730
Phone: (229) 336-2000
Fax: (229) 336-2003
www.mitchellcountyga.net

In southwestern GA, south of Albany; organized Dec 21, 1857 from Baker County. Name Origin: For Gen. Henry Mitchell (1760-1839), Revolutionary War hero and president of the GA Senate. Some claim David Brydie Mitchell (1766-1837), GA governor

Area (sq mi):: 513.81 (land 511.96; water 1.85) Population per square mile: 46.50
Population 2005: 23,791 State rank: 73 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.60%; 1990-2000 18.00% Population 2000: 23,932 (White 49.10%; Black or African American 47.90%; Hispanic or Latino 2.10%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.30%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 34.00
Income 2000: per capita $13,042; median household $26,581; Population below poverty level: 26.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,344-$18,466
Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 26.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 36.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Mitchell County, Texas

349 Oak St Rm 103
Colorado City, TX 79512
Phone: (325) 728-3481
Fax: (325) 728-5322

In north-central TX, west of Abilene; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For Asa (1795-1865) and Eli (n.d.) Mitchell, early settlers of Austin's colony

Area (sq mi):: 915.90 (land 910.04; water 5.86) Population per square mile: 10.30
Population 2005: 9,413 State rank: 169 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.90%; 1990-2000 21.00% Population 2000: 9,698 (White 55.10%; Black or African American 12.80%; Hispanic or Latino 31.00%; Asian 0.40%; Other 12.30%). Foreign born: 2.80%. Median age: 38.60
Income 2000: per capita $14,043; median household $25,399; Population below poverty level: 17.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $14,568-$16,270
Unemployment (2004): 7.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 3.40% Median travel time to work: 18.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 25.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Mitchell County, Iowa

508 State St
Osage, IA 50461
Phone: (641) 732-3726
Fax: (641) 732-3728

On the central northern border of IA, northeast of Mason City; established Jan 15, 1851 from Chickasaw County. Name Origin: Named by Irish settlers for John Mitchel (1815-75), Irish journalist and nationalist who was imprisoned for helping to lead revolt against Britain and escaped to the U.S. in 1853

Area (sq mi):: 469.40 (land 468.92; water 0.47) Population per square mile: 23.30
Population 2005: 10,919 State rank: 73 Population change: 2000-20005 0.40%; 1990-2000 -0.50% Population 2000: 10,874 (White 98.90%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.40%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 40.60
Income 2000: per capita $16,809; median household $34,843; Population below poverty level: 10.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,900-$23,494
Unemployment (2004): 4.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 19.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Memorials may be made to the church or Mitchell County Regional Medical Foundation, and are in care of Ryan Mortuary, 137 North Eighth Street, Salina, Kansas 67401.
When Kristie Autrey became curriculum director for Mitchell County School District in North Carolina, and learned the state had partnered with Learning Ally, she jumped at the chance to implement it.
These leases include a 75% WI in nine wells across an additional 200 acres in Mitchell County, and 18 future drilling locations.
He previously served as medical director at Mitchell Convalescent Center in Thomasville, Georgia, and before that as chief of staff at Mitchell County Hospital, which was recognized at the time by Georgia Trend magazine as its top critical access hospital in southwest Georgia.
Michael Shaw is an alcoholic lawyer struggling with his reputation as the son of one of Mitchell County's wealthiest, most successful attorneys.
23-25 MCCB (Mitchell County Conservation Board) Powwow; Osage, IA.
The mission of the Heart of West Texas Museum is to collect, preserve and interpret for the public benefit, education and enjoyment, the historical heritage of Mitchell County and West Texas in general.
The collaboration is aimed at financing and constructing two identical 747MW combined-cycle gas turbine facilities near the communities of Westbrook and Colorado City, in Mitchell County, Texas.
Spruce Pine, NC, June 27, 2014 --(PR.com)-- The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association has announced it has awarded a $2,500 Animal Welfare Grant to Mitchell County Animal Rescue to help replace deteriorated windows on the shelter's dog kennels.
The 24,059-member credit union has already secured its community charter to serve Mitchell County, Ga., which will enable Flint River National Bank customers to automatically become Five Star CU members, Steensma said.
By the end of the yearlong program, Walters hopes to program up to 15 monthly events into the refurbished Mitchell County Historic Court-house, using a business model he likens to Netflix with a twist: Patrons would pay a $25 monthly fee, from which $5 is deducted for each event they attend.