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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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