Simpson County


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Simpson County, Kentucky

PO Box 268
Franklin, KY 42135
Phone: (270) 586-8161
Fax: (270) 586-6464
www.simpsoncountyclerk.ky.gov

On southern border of KY, south of Bowling Green; organized Jan 28, 1819 from Logan, Warren, and Allen counties. Name Origin: For Capt. James Simpson (?-1812), KY legislator, killed in action during the War of 1812

Area (sq mi):: 236.19 (land 236.19; water 0.00) Population per square mile: 72.10
Population 2005: 17,021 State rank: 66 Population change: 2000-20005 3.80%; 1990-2000 8.30% Population 2000: 16,405 (White 87.30%; Black or African American 10.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.50%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 35.90
Income 2000: per capita $17,150; median household $36,432; Population below poverty level: 11.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,560-$24,146
Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.70% Median travel time to work: 20.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 30.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Simpson County, Mississippi

PO Box 367
Mendenhall, MS 39114
Phone: (601) 847-2626
Fax: (601) 847-7004

In south-central MS, south of Jackson; organized Jan 23, 1824 from Copiah County. Name Origin: For Josiah Simpson, a judge in the Mississippi Territory

Area (sq mi):: 590.53 (land 588.73; water 1.80) Population per square mile: 47.50
Population 2005: 27,944 State rank: 35 Population change: 2000-20005 1.10%; 1990-2000 15.40% Population 2000: 27,639 (White 64.00%; Black or African American 34.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 35.00
Income 2000: per capita $13,344; median household $28,343; Population below poverty level: 21.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,285-$21,582
Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 32.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 49.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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She completed the Simpson County Leadership Program and has chaired the Flowood Young Professionals Committee, having been awarded the 2009 Flowood Young Professional of the Year.
The gas storage assets included in the sale to ArcLight are the Mississippi Hub storage facility in Simpson County, Miss., with a working capacity of 22.3 bn cubic feet of natural gas, and the Bay Gas storage facility in Southwest Alabama, which comprises five underground caverns with a working capacity of 20.4 Bcf of natural gas.
The gas storage assets included in the sale to ArcLight are the Mississippi Hub storage facility in Simpson County, Mississippi with a working capacity of 22.3 billion cubic feet (Bcf) of natural gas, and the Bay Gas storage facility in Southwest Alabama, which includes five underground caverns with a working capacity of 20.4 Bcf of natural gas.
In south central Kentucky, the body of a male was recovered from a vehicle submerged in floodwaters in a creek near the community of Franklin on Saturday, the Simpson County Sheriff's Office said in a statement.
"This class schedule has been offered at the Simpson County Center since it was opened in 2005 and works very well," Hulon said.
The permit from the zoning board was revoked, however, after it was found that the company was unable to comply with a condition that required trucks to leave the quarry by turning onto Ditmore Ford Road, because Franklin and Simpson County governments passed ordinances regulating the weight of vehicles on the road.
Jack Traughber, a Simpson County landowner, went to check on his property shortly after 2 p.m.
The project will help save 115 jobs in Simpson County, a persistent poverty area.
Addressing the local industry and community leaders present at the event, Frank Schuermann, head of the business unit Franklin, extended his thanks to Simpson County for its continued support in the growth of the manufacturing plant.
The Republican legislator, 53, was found by law enforcement authorities in a house in Mendenhall, Simpson County Sheriff Kenneth LewisA (http://www.msnewsnow.com/story/21780524/jessica-upshaw) told Mississippi's WLBT news station , adding that it seems that she had fired the bullet that took her life.
Colleges receiving grants included Mississippi College School of Law, Co-Lin Community College (Wesson), Co-Lin Community College (Simpson County), Jackson State University, University of Mississippi, and Delta State University.