Pickett County

Pickett County, Tennessee

1 Courthouse Sq Suite 201
Byrdstown, TN 38549
Phone: (931) 864-3879
Fax: (931) 864-7885

In east-central TN, northwest of Oak Ridge; organized Feb 27, 1879 from Fentress and Overton counties. Name Origin: For H.L. Pickett, a TN legislator instrumental in forming the county

Area (sq mi):: 174.58 (land 162.92; water 11.66) Population per square mile: 29.60
Population 2005: 4,821 State rank: 95 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.50%; 1990-2000 8.70% Population 2000: 4,945 (White 98.50%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.00%; Other 0.70%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 41.60
Income 2000: per capita $14,681; median household $24,673; Population below poverty level: 15.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,494-$17,563
Unemployment (2004): 8.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.50% Median travel time to work: 25.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 38.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Concern about global warming ranges from an estimated low of 38% in Pickett County, Tenn.
He added, "This, along with 7 older wells that we're re-working on this portion of our lease holdings, seem to confirm our strong belief in Pickett County, particularly the Moodyville Quadrangle area.
School-based events included a kickoff of the "Slow, Go, Whoa" healthy eating program in Blount County, adolescent pregnancy prevention education in Pickett County and a blood drive and student health fair in Polk County.
ABSTRACT-A 31-km-long reach of the Wolf River, from near the town of Pall Mall, Fentress County, to the backwaters of Dale Hollow Lake, Pickett County, Tennessee was surveyed by snorkeling and wading using visual and tactile methods.
A 31-km-long reach of the Wolf River, from near the town of Pall Mall, Fentress County to the backwaters of Dale Hollow Lake, Pickett County, was surveyed from September 2005 to June 2006 (Fig.
Earlier this month, Ron Zurawski, Supervisor, Tennessee Oil & Gas Board, announced that a well operated by an affiliated North American Resource Group firm, The Carl Huddleston #9, a Pickett County, Tennessee well was the state's most productive well in 2004.
In addition to developing the new Fort Payne field in Overton County, Young is scheduled to drill several well near a Pickett County, Tennessee Ordovician well that came in flowing 800 BOD.
officials, an oil well hit on the Carl Huddleston farm in Pickett County, TN on Monday, March 15th is believed to be the biggest well ever discovered by the firm.
The Young Oil Corporation announced it has re-deepened the Roger Wright #1 well in Pickett County, Tennessee to 1,150 feet and it is now producing 102 BOD (barrels of oil a day).
When the Pickett County well was first drilled in January 2000, it came in flowing at the rate of 130 BOD from the Upper Sunnybrook formation at 540 feet.
15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Young Oil Corporation announced here that when it deepened the 540 foot Roger Wright #1 well in Pickett County, Tennessee to 750 feet, it began flowing crude oil at a rate of 48 barrels an hour or more than 1,000 barrels a day.