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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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    E-Z Mining operates a high-quality compliance blend coal deep mine named "Burning Fork #1" in Pike County, Ky.
    Jeannie was born December 19th, 1949 in Pike County, KY, the daughter of the Frances Reed Lockard and the late Condor Lockard.
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    For nearly five years, Tide Loads of Hope has offered free laundry services to communities in the wake of major disasters like Hurricanes Katrina, Gustav, Ike, the California wildfires, and most recently the floods in Middle Tennessee and Pike County, KY.
    9, 1996--United Petroleum Corporation (NASDAQ:UPET) announced today: The Company is laying approximately 8,000 feet of 4" pipeline to connect the Company's first well in Pike County, Ky.
    May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) provided the following statement regarding operation expansions in Pike County, KY and Buchanan County, VA.
    Company enters contract negotiations with Pike County, Ky.
    BUSINESS WIRE)--May 21, 1996--UNITED PETROLEUM CORPORATION (NASDAQ:UPET) announced today that financing is in place and that drilling is scheduled to begin on Thursday May 23, 1996, on the first of several developmental wells the company intends to drill in Pike County, Ky.
    Those assets include 11 underground and six surface mining operations throughout Buchanan, Tazewell and Dickenson counties, with additional reserves in Pike County, Ky.
    signed a farmout agreement with Penn Virginia Oil & Gas Corporation covering approximately 525 acres in Pike County, Ky.