Overton County

Overton County, Tennessee

317 University St Courthouse Annex Suite 22
Livingston, TN 38570
Phone: (931) 823-2631
Fax: (931) 823-7036

In north-central TN, northwest of Oak Ridge; organized Sep 11, 1806 from Jackson County and Indian lands. Name Origin: For John Overton (1766-1833), founder (with Andrew Jackson, 1767-1845) of Memphis, TN (1819); judge in the TN superior and supreme courts (1804-16)

Area (sq mi):: 434.82 (land 433.38; water 1.43) Population per square mile: 47.40
Population 2005: 20,523 State rank: 63 Population change: 2000-20005 2.00%; 1990-2000 14.10% Population 2000: 20,118 (White 98.20%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 38.80
Income 2000: per capita $13,910; median household $26,915; Population below poverty level: 16.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,372-$20,593
Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.80% Median travel time to work: 26.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 46.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The Overton County elementary school worked with businesses to hold drawings and even raffle off a Wii video game system to encourage support.
A single specimen was collected from the West Fork of the Obey River, Overton County, Tennessee, a fourth order Cumberland Plateau stream within the Obey River Watershed of the Cumberland River Drainage, in May 1980 (Pennington, 1985).
It was the eighth producing well in the field, located in Overton county, about ten miles northwest of this new Fentress County discovery.
Overton County, Tennessee: Empire has a 60% working interest in this exploration and production program and has current oil production from two wells.
Empire Energy Corporation (OTCBB: EECI) continues efforts to replace reserves in its Overton County, Tennessee, oil and gas exploration program.
This is a continuation of a string of successful oil wells for YOUNG OIL that started in March of this year in Overton County, Tennessee with The Norrod # 1 well that flowed for days, at more than 2000 BOD.
This well has by far exceeded all of our expectations and could prove to be the best Sunnybrook well in Overton County.
It was the eighth producing in the field, located in Overton County, Tennessee, south of the new Metcalfe County well.
The Denny Padgett #1, Permit #10489, located in section 16, 1 South, 32 East in the Alpine Quadrangle in Overton County Tennessee, was drilled to a depth of 1,315 feet when oil began flowing from the Stones River Formation.
announced here today the Richard Smith #3 well in Overton County, Tennessee, has been stimulated and is currently producing 300 barrels of oil a day (BOD).
announced here today it has drilled in an oil well in Overton County, Tennessee, with estimated initial production (IP) of 100-150 barrels a day (BOD).
Empire Energy Corporation (OTCBB:EECID) announced today that it has completed the drilling of another successful oil well in its exploration program located in the Cumberland Plateau Region of Overton County, Tennessee.