Oconee County

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Oconee County, South Carolina

415 S Pine St
Walhalla, SC 29691
Phone: (864) 638-4242
Fax: (864) 638-4241
www.oconeesc.com

On the northwestern border of SC, west of Greenville; organized Jan 29, 1868 from Pickens County. Name Origin: For an Indian word of uncertain meaning. Possibly refers to the mythical Cherokee snake dragon, or to mean 'water eyes of the hills' or 'beautiful springs.'

Area (sq mi):: 673.58 (land 625.41; water 48.17) Population per square mile: 111.30
Population 2005: 69,577 State rank: 18 Population change: 2000-20005 5.10%; 1990-2000 15.20% Population 2000: 66,215 (White 88.00%; Black or African American 8.40%; Hispanic or Latino 2.40%; Asian 0.40%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 2.40%. Median age: 39.50
Income 2000: per capita $18,965; median household $36,666; Population below poverty level: 10.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,108-$26,201
Unemployment (2004): 7.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 23.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 30.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Oconee County, Georgia

PO Box 145
Watkinsville, GA 30677
Phone: (706) 769-5120
Fax: (706) 769-0705
www.oconeecounty.net

In northeast-central GA, south of Athens; organized Feb 25, 1875 from Clarke County. Name Origin: For an Indian tribe of Muskhogean linguistic stock; meaning of name uncertain

Area (sq mi):: 186.14 (land 185.70; water 0.44) Population per square mile: 160.20
Population 2005: 29,748 State rank: 54 Population change: 2000-20005 13.40%; 1990-2000 48.90% Population 2000: 26,225 (White 88.10%; Black or African American 6.40%; Hispanic or Latino 3.20%; Asian 1.40%; Other 2.60%). Foreign born: 4.40%. Median age: 35.20
Income 2000: per capita $24,153; median household $55,211; Population below poverty level: 6.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $29,015-$29,922
Unemployment (2004): 2.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 25.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 71.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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