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Panola County, Mississippi

151 Public Sq
Batesville, MS 38606
Phone: (662) 563-6205
Fax: (662) 563-6277

In northwestern MS, south of Memphis, TN; organized Feb 9, 1836 from Indian lands. Name Origin: From the Choctaw word probably meaning 'cotton.'

Area (sq mi):: 705.13 (land 684.20; water 20.94) Population per square mile: 51.60
Population 2005: 35,331 State rank: 24 Population change: 2000-20005 3.10%; 1990-2000 14.30% Population 2000: 34,274 (White 50.20%; Black or African American 48.40%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 33.00
Income 2000: per capita $13,075; median household $26,785; Population below poverty level: 25.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,186-$19,173
Unemployment (2004): 8.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.30% Median travel time to work: 27.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Panola County, Texas

110 Sycamore St Rm 201
Carthage, TX 75633
Phone: (903) 693-0302
Fax: (903) 693-2726
www.carthagetexas.com

On northeastern border of TX, southwest of Shreveport, LA; organized Mar 30, 1846 from Harrison and Shelby counties. Name Origin: For Choctaw word for 'cotton,' but connotation is unclear

Area (sq mi):: 821.34 (land 800.92; water 20.42) Population per square mile: 28.70
Population 2005: 22,997 State rank: 105 Population change: 2000-20005 1.10%; 1990-2000 3.30% Population 2000: 22,756 (White 77.50%; Black or African American 17.70%; Hispanic or Latino 3.50%; Asian 0.20%; Other 3.40%). Foreign born: 2.90%. Median age: 38.80
Income 2000: per capita $15,439; median household $31,909; Population below poverty level: 14.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,417-$22,906
Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.00% Median travel time to work: 25.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 33.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The 185-mile natural gas pipeline will originate in Conway County, Arkansas, continue eastward through White County, Arkansas, and terminate at an interconnect with Trunkline Gas Company in Panola County, Mississippi.