Seminole County


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Seminole County, Georgia

200 S Knox Ave
Donalsonville, GA 39845
Phone: (229) 524-2878
Fax: (229) 524-8984
www.donalsonvillega.com

In southwestern corner of GA; organized Jul 8, 1920 from Decatur and Early counties. Name Origin: For the Muskhogean tribe. Name is from Creek 'the separate ones.'

Area (sq mi):: 256.56 (land 238.04; water 18.52) Population per square mile: 38.80
Population 2005: 9,226 State rank: 134 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.50%; 1990-2000 4.00% Population 2000: 9,369 (White 61.20%; Black or African American 34.70%; Hispanic or Latino 3.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 3.40%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 37.50
Income 2000: per capita $14,635; median household $27,094; Population below poverty level: 23.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,468-$24,351
Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 24.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 44.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Seminole County, Florida

1101 E 1st St
Sanford, FL 32771
Phone: (407) 665-7945
Fax: (407) 665-7939
www.seminolecountyfl.gov

In east-central FL, north of Orlando; organized Apr 25, 1913 from Orange County. Name Origin: For the Muskhogean tribe who lived in FL until the end of the Seminole War (1835-42). Remnants of the tribe moved into the Everglades and their descendants are still there. The name may be from Creek ishti semoli 'wild men' or 'separate ones.'

Area (sq mi):: 344.87 (land 308.20; water 36.67) Population per square mile: 1303.10
Population 2005: 401,619 State rank: 13 Population change: 2000-20005 10.00%; 1990-2000 27.00% Population 2000: 365,196 (White 75.20%; Black or African American 9.50%; Hispanic or Latino 11.20%; Asian 2.50%; Other 5.60%). Foreign born: 9.10%. Median age: 36.20
Income 2000: per capita $24,591; median household $49,326; Population below poverty level: 7.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $30,925-$33,676
Unemployment (2004): 4.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 27.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 48.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Sanford County seat (45,460)
  • Altamonte Springs (40,786)
  • Winter Springs (31,972)
  • Oviedo (28,802)
  • Casselberry (24,142)
  • Lake Mary (13,918)
  • Longwood (13,571)

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    Seminole County, Oklahoma

    PO Box 1180
    Wewoka, OK 74884
    Phone: (405) 257-2501
    Fax: (405) 257-6422

    In central OK, east of Shawnee; organized Nov 16, 1907 from Seminole lands. Name Origin: For the Seminole Indians, a Muskhogean tribe from FL, forced to move to OK at the conclusion of the Seminole War (1835-42). The name is from Creek, probably 'the separate ones.'

    Area (sq mi):: 640.57 (land 632.51; water 8.06) Population per square mile: 39.20
    Population 2005: 24,770 State rank: 37 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.50%; 1990-2000 -2.00% Population 2000: 24,894 (White 69.90%; Black or African American 5.60%; Hispanic or Latino 2.20%; Asian 0.20%; Other 23.40%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 38.10
    Income 2000: per capita $13,956; median household $25,568; Population below poverty level: 20.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,162-$19,699
    Unemployment (2004): 9.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 4.10% Median travel time to work: 23.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 32.50%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    References in periodicals archive ?
    Governor Rick Scott announced that Next Horizon will be expanding to a new corporate headquarters in Seminole County and will be creating more than 20 new jobs.
    The annual drive benefits A Gift For Teaching - Seminole, a program of The Foundation for Seminole County Public Schools.
    Nationally Known and Family Owned Sports Related Franchise in Seminole County Florida has hundreds of corporate clients, leagues and schools.
    His ally in this struggle is Silvia McLain, executive director of the Seminole County Bar Association Legal Aid Society, who has obtained temporary custody for Silva and his wife and continues to work on their case.
    Hudson was transported to a Seminole County hospital where he was treated for puncture wounds on his head, AP reports.
    An Iranian-American attorney is running for county judge in Florida's Seminole County, challenging an incumbent judge who was recently reprimanded by the State Supreme Court.
    At the 2010 Pro Bono Service Awards Ceremony, the Seminole County Bar Association received the Voluntary Bar Pro Bono Service Award.
    Music directors at each Seminole County middle and high school select the most talented students to participate, and Bill Reinecke, music curriculum specialist for Seminole County Public Schools, selects the clinicians.
    IN RESPONSE TO PARENTAL PRESSURE, McDonald's has removed its logo from report card covers in Seminole County, Florida.
    He was indicted on one count of first-degree murder and one count of attempted first-degree murder by a Seminole County grand jury.
    Darren Bridgeman, from Malvern, Worcestershire, was indicted on one count of first-degree murder and one count of attempted first-degree murder by a Seminole County grand jury.
    Student groups, through their educator sponsors, can apply to The Foundation for Seminole County Public Schools for assistance.

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