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Pike County, Missouri

115 W Main St
Bowling Green, MO 63334
Phone: (573) 324-2412
Fax: (573) 324-5154
www.pikecountytourism.com

On the central eastern border of MO, north of Saint Louis; organized Dec 14, 1818 (prior to statehood) from Saint Charles County. Name Origin: For Zebulon Montgomery Pike (1779-1813), U.S. army officer and discoverer of Pikes Peak, CO

Area (sq mi):: 684.81 (land 672.82; water 11.99) Population per square mile: 27.90
Population 2005: 18,762 State rank: 58 Population change: 2000-20005 2.20%; 1990-2000 14.90% Population 2000: 18,351 (White 87.80%; Black or African American 9.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 37.70
Income 2000: per capita $14,462; median household $32,373; Population below poverty level: 15.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,180-$20,338
Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 24.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 30.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Pike County, Mississippi

PO Box 309
Magnolia, MS 39652
Phone: (601) 783-3363
Fax: (601) 783-5982
www.co.pike.ms.us

On the central southern border of MS; organized Dec 9, 1815 (prior to statehood) from Marion County. Name Origin: For Zebulon Montgomery Pike (1779-1813), U.S. army officer and discoverer of Pikes Peak in CO

Area (sq mi):: 410.78 (land 408.89; water 1.89) Population per square mile: 96.40
Population 2005: 39,426 State rank: 19 Population change: 2000-20005 1.20%; 1990-2000 5.60% Population 2000: 38,940 (White 51.00%; Black or African American 47.50%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.30%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 35.20
Income 2000: per capita $14,040; median household $24,562; Population below poverty level: 25.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,298-$20,439
Unemployment (2004): 7.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 26.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 19.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • McComb (13,213)

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    Pike County, Pennsylvania

    506 Broad St
    Milford, PA 18337
    Phone: (570) 296-7613
    Fax: (570) 296-6055
    www.pikepa.org

    On northeastern border of PA, east of Scranton; organized Mar 26, 1814 from Wayne County. Name Origin: For Gen. Zebulon Montgomery Pike (1779-1813), U.S. army officer and discoverer of Pikes Peak, CO

    Area (sq mi):: 566.64 (land 546.81; water 19.83) Population per square mile: 103.00
    Population 2005: 56,337 State rank: 42 Population change: 2000-20005 21.70%; 1990-2000 65.60% Population 2000: 46,302 (White 89.80%; Black or African American 3.30%; Hispanic or Latino 5.00%; Asian 0.60%; Other 3.00%). Foreign born: 5.00%. Median age: 39.60
    Income 2000: per capita $20,315; median household $44,608; Population below poverty level: 6.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,005-$25,056
    Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 46.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 71.70%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Pike County, Arkansas

    PO Box 219
    Murfreesboro, AR 71958
    Phone: (870) 285-2231
    Fax: (870) 285-3281

    In southwestern AR, southwest of Hot Springs; organized Nov 1, 1833 (prior to statehood) from Carroll and Clark counties. Name Origin: For Zebulon Montgomery Pike (1779-1813), U.S. army officer and discoverer of Pikes Peak in CO

    Area (sq mi):: 613.88 (land 603.01; water 10.87) Population per square mile: 18.30
    Population 2005: 11,038 State rank: 63 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.30%; 1990-2000 12.10% Population 2000: 11,303 (White 91.20%; Black or African American 3.50%; Hispanic or Latino 3.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 4.30%). Foreign born: 2.20%. Median age: 38.90
    Income 2000: per capita $15,385; median household $27,695; Population below poverty level: 16.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,919-$20,746
    Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 26.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 42.50%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Pike County, Indiana

    801 Main St PO Box 125
    Petersburg, IN 47567
    Phone: (812) 354-6025
    Fax: (812) 354-6369
    www.pikecountyin.org

    In southwestern IN, northeast of Evansville; established Dec 21, 1816 from Indian lands. Name Origin: For Zebulon Montgomery Pike (1779-1813), U.S. army officer and discoverer of Pikes Peak in CO

    Area (sq mi):: 341.08 (land 336.18; water 4.91) Population per square mile: 38.00
    Population 2005: 12,766 State rank: 85 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.60%; 1990-2000 2.60% Population 2000: 12,837 (White 98.70%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.60%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 38.80
    Income 2000: per capita $16,217; median household $34,759; Population below poverty level: 8.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,245-$22,507
    Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 26.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 56.10%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Pike County, Kentucky

    PO Box 631
    Pikeville, KY 41502
    Phone: (606) 432-6240
    Fax: (606) 432-6222

    On the central eastern border of KY; established Dec 19, 1821 from Floyd County. Name Origin: For Gen. Zebulon Montgomery Pike (1779-1813), U.S. army officer and discoverer of Pikes Peak in CO

    Area (sq mi):: 788.84 (land 787.69; water 1.15) Population per square mile: 85.00
    Population 2005: 66,922 State rank: 12 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.60%; 1990-2000 -5.30% Population 2000: 68,736 (White 97.90%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.40%; Other 0.80%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 37.10
    Income 2000: per capita $14,005; median household $23,930; Population below poverty level: 23.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,648-$21,141
    Unemployment (2004): 6.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 27.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 14.60%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Pike County, Illinois

    100 E Washington St Courthouse
    Pittsfield, IL 62363
    Phone: (217) 285-6812
    Fax: (217) 285-5820
    www.pikeil.org

    On the west-central border of IL, south of Quincy; organized Jan 31, 1821 from Madison, Bond, and Clark counties. Name Origin: For Zebulon Montgomery Pike (1779-1813), U.S. army officer and discoverer of Pikes Peak in CO

    Area (sq mi):: 848.87 (land 830.30; water 18.57) Population per square mile: 20.60
    Population 2005: 17,099 State rank: 65 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.60%; 1990-2000 -1.10% Population 2000: 17,384 (White 97.00%; Black or African American 1.50%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 39.80
    Income 2000: per capita $15,946; median household $31,127; Population below poverty level: 12.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,524-$22,676
    Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 24.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 34.50%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Pike County, Alabama

    PO Box 1147
    Troy, AL 36081
    Phone: (334) 566-6374
    Fax: (334) 566-0142

    In southeastern AL, southeast of Montgomery; organized Dec 17, 1821 from Henry and Montgomery counties. Name Origin: For Zebulon Montgomery Pike (1779-1813), U.S. army officer and discoverer of Pikes Peak in CO

    Area (sq mi):: 672.10 (land 671.03; water 1.06) Population per square mile: 44.20
    Population 2005: 29,639 State rank: 38 Population change: 2000-20005 0.10%; 1990-2000 7.30% Population 2000: 29,605 (White 60.10%; Black or African American 36.60%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.40%; Other 2.40%). Foreign born: 1.90%. Median age: 32.50
    Income 2000: per capita $14,904; median household $25,551; Population below poverty level: 23.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,011-$24,856
    Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.40% Median travel time to work: 22.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 20.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Troy County seat (13,737)

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    Pike County, Ohio

    100 E 2nd St
    Waverly, OH 45690
    Phone: (740) 947-2715
    Fax: (740) 947-1729
    www.piketravel.com

    In south-central OH, south of Columbus; organized Jan 4, 1815 from Ross, Highland, and Scioto counties. Name Origin: For Gen. Zebulon Montgomery Pike (1779-1813), U.S. army officer and discoverer of Pikes Peak, CO

    Area (sq mi):: 443.94 (land 441.49; water 2.46) Population per square mile: 63.80
    Population 2005: 28,146 State rank: 80 Population change: 2000-20005 1.60%; 1990-2000 14.20% Population 2000: 27,695 (White 96.30%; Black or African American 0.90%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 2.20%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 35.30
    Income 2000: per capita $16,093; median household $31,649; Population below poverty level: 18.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,714-$20,901
    Unemployment (2004): 10.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.20% Median travel time to work: 29.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 34.70%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Pike County, Georgia

    PO Box 377
    Zebulon, GA 30295
    Phone: (770) 567-3406
    Fax: (770) 567-2006
    www.co.pike.ga.us

    In west-central GA, northwest of Macon; organized Dec 9, 1822 from Monroe County. Name Origin: For Gen. Zebulon Montgomery Pike (1779-1813), U.S. army officer and discoverer of Pikes Peak in CO

    Area (sq mi):: 219.43 (land 218.37; water 1.06) Population per square mile: 73.90
    Population 2005: 16,128 State rank: 100 Population change: 2000-20005 17.80%; 1990-2000 33.90% Population 2000: 13,688 (White 82.90%; Black or African American 14.80%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 35.70
    Income 2000: per capita $17,661; median household $44,370; Population below poverty level: 9.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,452-$23,561
    Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 30.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 75.60%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    References in classic literature ?
    I remember that the other day, when we passed the shanty of that Pike County family on the slope, there were three women at the door, and one of them said something that made poor little Kearney turn white and pink alternately, and dance with suppressed rage.
    My folks was living in Pike County, in Missouri, where I was born, and they all died off but me and pa and my brother Ike.
    plans to build a state-of-the-art lumber manufacturing facility in Pike County, creating more than 110 jobs and providing a significant economic boost to the regions forest products industry.
    Two organizations stand out, starting with Don and Sandra Butler in Pike County.
    There will be numerous vendors in an open meeting format including State Representative Rosemary Brown, Senators Bakers Office, Pike County Area Agency on Aging, Pike County transportation, Office of Attorney General, Bureau of Consumer Affairs, SHARE Housing, Safe Haven of Pike County, Care Givers of America, numerous senior Care Centers and a few law offices that specialize in Senior Scams and elderly abuse.
    Street, a native of Pike County, Kentucky, is the Owner and President of East Kentucky Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in Pikeville, Kentucky.
    Haygood, who has over 17 years of experience in sourcing commercial loans and working with commercial clients, has most recently been at Jeff Bank, where he actively developed and managed the growth of the commercial loan portfolio and deposit base within the greater Orange and Pike County markets.
    s Beech Creek Coal subsidiary is reopening a surface mine near Phelps in Pike County, Kentucky, to produce metallurgical coal, another sign that a nascent recovery may be coming to the Central Appalachian coalfield.
    In a news release, Pike County coroner David Kessler said the reports are part of a homicide investigation and are considered "confidential law enforcement investigatory records," The Dispatch filed the suit in the Ohio Supreme Court.
    Pike County Sheriff's Office (Pike County, Indiana) has begun a transition to PowerPhone's Total Response solution to streamline 911 call-handling operations, the office said.
    Pike County Sheriff Charles Reader told a news conference that the killer or killers were still being sought, but said searches of all four crime scenes were finished and 18 pieces of evidence had been collected.
    The killer or killers targeted the Rhoden family in Pike County, Ohio, US.