Morgan County


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Morgan County, West Virginia

77 Fairfax St Suite 1A
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411
Phone: (304) 258-8547
Fax: (304) 258-8545
www.morgancountyeda.com/gov

In eastern panhandle of WV, west of Hagerstown, MD; organized Feb 9, 1820 from Berkeley and Hampshire counties. Name Origin: For Gen. Daniel Morgan (1736-1802), an officer in the Revolutionary War and U.S. representative from VA (1797-99)

Area (sq mi):: 229.67 (land 228.98; water 0.68) Population per square mile: 70.00
Population 2005: 16,022 State rank: 36 Population change: 2000-20005 7.20%; 1990-2000 23.20% Population 2000: 14,943 (White 97.70%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 40.70
Income 2000: per capita $18,109; median household $35,016; Population below poverty level: 10.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,572-$26,684
Unemployment (2004): 4.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 36.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 60.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Morgan County, Alabama

PO Box 668
Decatur, AL 35602
Phone: (256) 351-4730
Fax: (256) 351-4738
www.co.morgan.al.us

In north-central AL; organized as Cotaco County Jun 8, 1818 (prior to statehood) from Indian lands; name changed Jun 14, 1821. Name Origin: For Gen. Daniel Morgan (1736-1802), an officer in the Revolutionary War and U.S. representative from VA (1797-99). Originally for Cotaco Creek, which runs through it

Area (sq mi):: 599.06 (land 582.21; water 16.84) Population per square mile: 195.40
Population 2005: 113,740 State rank: 9 Population change: 2000-20005 2.40%; 1990-2000 11.00% Population 2000: 111,064 (White 83.40%; Black or African American 11.20%; Hispanic or Latino 3.30%; Asian 0.40%; Other 3.30%). Foreign born: 2.70%. Median age: 36.60
Income 2000: per capita $19,223; median household $37,803; Population below poverty level: 12.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,875-$27,475
Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 23.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Decatur County seat (54,528)
  • Hartselle (12,866)

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    Morgan County, Colorado

    PO Box 1399
    Fort Morgan, CO 80701
    Phone: (970) 542-3521
    Fax: (970) 542-3520
    www.co.morgan.co.us

    In northeastern CO, east of Boulder; organized Feb 19, 1889, from Weld County. Name Origin: For Fort Morgan, named for Col. Christopher Anthony Morgan (1825?-66), an army officer and inspector general of the Department of Missouri

    Area (sq mi):: 1293.87 (land 1285.36; water 8.51) Population per square mile: 21.80
    Population 2005: 27,995 State rank: 19 Population change: 2000-20005 3.00%; 1990-2000 23.80% Population 2000: 27,171 (White 67.00%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 31.20%; Asian 0.20%; Other 19.90%). Foreign born: 14.60%. Median age: 33.50
    Income 2000: per capita $15,492; median household $34,568; Population below poverty level: 12.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,789-$23,319
    Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.20% Median travel time to work: 18.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 10.70%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Fort Morgan County seat (10,992)

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    Morgan County, Illinois

    PO Box 1387
    Jacksonville, IL 62651
    Phone: (217) 243-8581
    Fax: (217) 243-8368
    www.morgancounty-il.com

    In west-central IL, west of Springfield; organized Jan 31, 1823 from Sangamon County. Name Origin: For Gen. Daniel Morgan (1732-1802), an officer in the Revolutionary War and U.S. representative from VA (1797-99)

    Area (sq mi):: 572.26 (land 568.76; water 3.51) Population per square mile: 62.80
    Population 2005: 35,722 State rank: 41 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.40%; 1990-2000 0.60% Population 2000: 36,616 (White 91.70%; Black or African American 5.40%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.50%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 37.80
    Income 2000: per capita $18,205; median household $36,933; Population below poverty level: 9.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,813-$24,134
    Unemployment (2004): 6.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.00% Median travel time to work: 19.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 21.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Jacksonville County seat (19,674)

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    Morgan County, Georgia

    355 Hancock St
    Madison, GA 30650
    Phone: (706) 342-0725
    Fax: (706) 343-6450
    www.morganga.org

    In central GA, southeast of Atlanta; organized as Cotaco County Dec 10, 1807 from Baldwin County; name changed Jun 14, 1821. Name Origin: For Gen. Daniel Morgan (1736-1802), an officer in the Revolutionary War and U.S. representative from VA (1797-99)

    Area (sq mi):: 354.60 (land 349.64; water 4.96) Population per square mile: 50.00
    Population 2005: 17,492 State rank: 92 Population change: 2000-20005 13.20%; 1990-2000 20.00% Population 2000: 15,457 (White 68.70%; Black or African American 28.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 36.80
    Income 2000: per capita $18,823; median household $40,249; Population below poverty level: 10.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,105-$27,922
    Unemployment (2004): 4.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 25.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 37.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Morgan County, Indiana

    PO Box 1556
    Martinsville, IN 46151
    Phone: (765) 342-1025
    Fax: (765) 342-1111

    In central IN, southwest of Indianapolis; organized Feb 15, 1823 from Indian lands. Name Origin: For Gen. Daniel Morgan (1736-1802), an officer in the Revolutionary War and U.S. representative from VA (1797-99)

    Area (sq mi):: 409.39 (land 406.47; water 2.92) Population per square mile: 171.70
    Population 2005: 69,778 State rank: 23 Population change: 2000-20005 4.60%; 1990-2000 19.30% Population 2000: 66,689 (White 98.10%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 36.00
    Income 2000: per capita $20,657; median household $47,739; Population below poverty level: 6.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,521-$27,692
    Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 28.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 60.50%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Martinsville County seat (11,739)
  • Mooresville (10,826)

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    Morgan County, Ohio

    19 E Main St
    McConnelsville, OH 43756
    Phone: (740) 962-4752
    Fax: (740) 962-4522
    www.morgancounty.org

    In east-central OH, southeast of Columbus; organized Dec 29, 1817 from Washington County. Name Origin: For Gen. Daniel Morgan (1736-1802), an officer in the Revolutionary War and U.S. representative from VA (1797-99)

    Area (sq mi):: 421.86 (land 417.66; water 4.20) Population per square mile: 35.80
    Population 2005: 14,958 State rank: 85 Population change: 2000-20005 0.40%; 1990-2000 5.00% Population 2000: 14,897 (White 93.40%; Black or African American 3.40%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 2.80%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 38.90
    Income 2000: per capita $13,967; median household $28,868; Population below poverty level: 18.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,413-$20,150
    Unemployment (2004): 10.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -4.60% Median travel time to work: 36.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 47.00%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Morgan County, Utah

    PO Box 886
    Morgan, UT 84050
    Phone: (801) 845-4011
    Fax: (801) 829-6176
    www.morgan-county.net

    In north-central UT, east of Bountiful; organized Jan 17, 1862 (prior to statehood) from Davis and Summit counties. Name Origin: For Jedediah Morgan Grant (1816-56), prominent Mormon churchman

    Area (sq mi):: 610.79 (land 609.13; water 1.66) Population per square mile: 13.00
    Population 2005: 7,906 State rank: 22 Population change: 2000-20005 10.90%; 1990-2000 29.00% Population 2000: 7,129 (White 97.30%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 2.70%. Median age: 28.50
    Income 2000: per capita $17,684; median household $50,273; Population below poverty level: 5.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,746-$22,414
    Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 26.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 61.60%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Morgan County, Missouri

    100 E Newton St
    Versailles, MO 65084
    Phone: (573) 378-5436
    Fax: (573) 378-5991

    In central MO, west of Jefferson City; organized Jan 5, 1833 from Cooper County. Name Origin: For Gen. Daniel Morgan (1736-1802), an officer in the Revolutionary War and U.S. representative from VA (1797-99)

    Area (sq mi):: 613.89 (land 597.41; water 16.48) Population per square mile: 34.20
    Population 2005: 20,436 State rank: 55 Population change: 2000-20005 5.80%; 1990-2000 24.00% Population 2000: 19,309 (White 96.80%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.10%; Other 2.00%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 42.60
    Income 2000: per capita $15,950; median household $30,659; Population below poverty level: 16.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,008-$21,368
    Unemployment (2004): 6.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.60% Median travel time to work: 25.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 38.90%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Morgan County, Tennessee

    415 Kingston St
    Wartburg, TN 37887
    Phone: (423) 346-3480
    Fax: (423) 346-4161

    In east-central TN, west of Oak Ridge; organized 1817 from Roane County, and in 1903 annexed part of Anderson County. Name Origin: For Gen. Daniel Morgan (1736-1802), an officer in the Revolutionary War and U.S. representative from VA (1797-99)

    Area (sq mi):: 522.40 (land 522.04; water 0.35) Population per square mile: 38.60
    Population 2005: 20,157 State rank: 64 Population change: 2000-20005 2.00%; 1990-2000 14.20% Population 2000: 19,757 (White 96.20%; Black or African American 2.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 36.50
    Income 2000: per capita $12,925; median household $27,712; Population below poverty level: 16.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,194-$17,455
    Unemployment (2004): 7.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.70% Median travel time to work: 34.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 60.90%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Morgan County, Kentucky

    PO Box 26
    West Liberty, KY 41472
    Phone: (606) 743-3949
    Fax: (606) 743-2111

    In eastern KY, east of Lexington; established Dec 7, 1822 from Floyd and Bath counties. Name Origin: For Gen. Daniel Morgan (1736-1802), an officer in the Revolutionary War and U.S. representative from VA (1797-99)

    Area (sq mi):: 383.73 (land 381.26; water 2.47) Population per square mile: 37.60
    Population 2005: 14,334 State rank: 79 Population change: 2000-20005 2.80%; 1990-2000 19.70% Population 2000: 13,948 (White 94.10%; Black or African American 4.40%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 35.80
    Income 2000: per capita $12,657; median household $21,869; Population below poverty level: 27.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $14,047-$15,339
    Unemployment (2004): 8.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.60% Median travel time to work: 33.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 34.80%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    References in periodicals archive ?
    Brown teaches music at Coalfield School in Morgan County, Tennessee.
    According to the Salt Lake Tribune, critics of a bill that would limit the ability of cities and counties to regulate gravel pits contend that its House sponsor, Morgan County rancher Logan Wilde (R-Croydon), has an undisclosed conflict of interest because he is leasing land to a quarry operator.
    The municipal airport in Brush, Morgan County, was damaged as two tornadoes touched down in northeast Colorado Sunday.  While one tornado touched down in Morgan County at 4.53 p.m.
    Net migration in 2017 registered an estimated 443 in Summit County, 886 in Wasatch County, and 107 in Morgan County. Compound this migration, combined with natural increase, over a decade and you gain increased understanding about the transportation, water and education needs in these counties.
    DynaGrace Enterprises participated in the first-ever Festival of Trees put on by the Morgan County Chamber of Commerce.
    His civic and charitable activities include serving on the boards of the Georgia Municipal Association, the Northeast Georgia Regional Commission, the Morgan County Boys and Girls Club, and Unity Morgan.
    Aqua Indiana completed the acquisitions of the wastewater assets of Southeastern Utilities, Inc., which serves customers in Marion County and SaniTech, Inc., which serves customers in Morgan County.
    The Jefferson County Solid Waste Authority received $74,194 to assist with screen-separation maintenance and yard-waste grinding expenses for its recycling program, and the Morgan County Solid Waste Authority netted $17,580 to assist with personnel and storage-rental costs, and advertising and educational expenses.
    Johnathon scored with his PSE at 22 yards in Morgan County, Illinois.