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Smith County, Tennessee

122 Turner High Cir
Carthage, TN 37030
Phone: (615) 735-9833
Fax: (615) 735-8252
www.smithcountychamber.org

In north-central TN, northeast of Nashville; organized Oct 26, 1799 from Indian lands. Name Origin: For Col. Daniel Smith (1748-1818), officer in the Revolutionary War, member of the first TN Constitutional Convention (1796), and U.S. senator from TN (1798-99; 1805-09)

Area (sq mi):: 325.35 (land 314.41; water 10.94) Population per square mile: 59.30
Population 2005: 18,647 State rank: 67 Population change: 2000-20005 5.30%; 1990-2000 25.20% Population 2000: 17,712 (White 94.90%; Black or African American 2.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 36.80
Income 2000: per capita $17,473; median household $35,625; Population below poverty level: 12.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,478-$23,678
Unemployment (2004): 6.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 29.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 39.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Smith County, Mississippi

PO Box 517
Raleigh, MS 39153
Phone: (601) 782-4751
Fax: (601) 782-4007

In east-central MS, southeast of Jackson; organized Dec 23, 1833 from Indian lands. Name Origin: For a David Smith; other information has been lost

Area (sq mi):: 637.27 (land 635.89; water 1.38) Population per square mile: 25.30
Population 2005: 16,058 State rank: 56 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.80%; 1990-2000 9.40% Population 2000: 16,182 (White 75.80%; Black or African American 23.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.70%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 35.60
Income 2000: per capita $14,752; median household $30,840; Population below poverty level: 16.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,681-$22,783
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 29.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 50.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Smith County, Kansas

218 S Grant St
Smith Center, KS 66967
Phone: (785) 282-5110
Fax: (785) 282-5114

On the central northern border of KS; established Feb 26, 1867 from unorganized territory. Name Origin: For Maj. J. Nelson Smith (?-1864), Union officer killed at the battle of Little Blue, MO

Area (sq mi):: 896.53 (land 895.43; water 1.10) Population per square mile: 4.60
Population 2005: 4,121 State rank: 76 Population change: 2000-20005 -9.10%; 1990-2000 -10.70% Population 2000: 4,536 (White 98.40%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.00%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 46.00
Income 2000: per capita $14,983; median household $28,486; Population below poverty level: 10.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,863-$24,908
Unemployment (2004): 3.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 15.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 15.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Smith County, Texas

PO Box 1018
Tyler, TX 75710
Phone: (903) 535-0630
Fax: (903) 535-0684
www.smith-county.com

In northeastern TX, southeast of Dallas; organized Apr 11, 1846 from Nacogdoches County. Name Origin: For Gen. James Smith (1792-1855), officer in the War of 1812 and the war of TX independence; TX legislator (1846-47)

Area (sq mi):: 949.45 (land 928.38; water 21.06) Population per square mile: 205.30
Population 2005: 190,594 State rank: 22 Population change: 2000-20005 9.10%; 1990-2000 15.50% Population 2000: 174,706 (White 67.90%; Black or African American 19.10%; Hispanic or Latino 11.20%; Asian 0.70%; Other 7.50%). Foreign born: 6.60%. Median age: 35.50
Income 2000: per capita $19,072; median household $37,148; Population below poverty level: 13.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,055-$28,441
Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 22.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Tyler County seat (89,552)

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    lucifuga (SVL = 62 mm) was collected by hand from the aphotic zone of Flat Rock Cave (Tennessee Cave Survey Number SM66) in Smith County, Tennessee (36[degrees] 14.