Sumner County

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Sumner County, Tennessee

355 N Belvedere Dr
Gallatin, TN 37066
Phone: (615) 452-4063
Fax: (615) 452-9371

On the central northern border of TN, northeast of Nashville; organized Nov 18, 1786 (prior to statehood) from Davidson County (NC), becoming part of the Territory South of the River Ohio (popularly called the Southwest Territory) from its creation in May 1790 until it became the state of TN in 1796. Name Origin: For Gen. Jethro Sumner (1733-85), officer in the Revolutionary War who was active in promoting TN statehood

Area (sq mi):: 543.12 (land 529.30; water 13.81) Population per square mile: 274.00
Population 2005: 145,009 State rank: 9 Population change: 2000-20005 11.20%; 1990-2000 26.30% Population 2000: 130,449 (White 90.60%; Black or African American 5.80%; Hispanic or Latino 1.80%; Asian 0.70%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 2.40%. Median age: 36.10
Income 2000: per capita $21,164; median household $46,030; Population below poverty level: 8.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,061-$28,544
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 27.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 50.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Hendersonville (43,866)
  • Gallatin County seat (25,653)
  • Portland (10,087)

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    Sumner County, Kansas

    501 N Washington Ave
    Wellington, KS 67152
    Phone: (620) 326-3395
    Fax: (620) 326-2116

    On the central southern border of KS, south of Wichita; organized Feb 26, 1867 from Cowley County. Name Origin: For Charles Sumner (1811-74), a founder (1848) of the Free-Soil Party and U.S. senator from MA (1851-74); he was physically beaten on the floor of the Senate for his anti-slavery stand

    Area (sq mi):: 1184.78 (land 1181.81; water 2.98) Population per square mile: 21.00
    Population 2005: 24,797 State rank: 23 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.40%; 1990-2000 0.40% Population 2000: 25,946 (White 92.80%; Black or African American 0.70%; Hispanic or Latino 3.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 4.60%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 37.60
    Income 2000: per capita $18,305; median household $39,415; Population below poverty level: 9.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,449-$24,880
    Unemployment (2004): 6.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.30% Median travel time to work: 22.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 41.90%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Counties USA: A Directory of United States Counties, 3rd Edition. © 2006 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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    During a press conference, Sumner County Sheriff Sonny Weatherford described the killing as "one of the worst things I've ever been involved with in Sumner County."
    Sumner County Funeral and Cremation Services in charge of arrangements.
    That perception began to change last muzzleloader season, when in Sumner County Stephen Tucker shot the world's top-scoring hunter-taken buck of all time.
    Currently, SHELS has more than two dozen foster farms throughout middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky, with primary operations in Sumner County. The organization is now a GFAS Accredited Sanctuary, is registered with A Home for Every Horse, and has been recognized by the ASPCA as the national model for equine fostering.
    The property supports a growing 20-minute market of an estimated 339,225 persons predominantly north of the Cumberland River in Sumner County, Tennessee.
    "Due to growth in the Nashville and the Sumner County markets, we had to determine if we could continue offering service (here)," DiStefano said.
    According to KSL, Layne of White House, Tennessee, posted pictures of her prom dress on "For Sale in Sumner County, TN" in January, which provoked some rude feedback from several anonymous people who commented on Payne's weight and looks.
    The American Idol winner, 31, and her fiance collected the permit in Sumner County, Tennessee, US.
    Other major clients include The National Foundation for Cancer Research, Electrolux, the Hutton Hotel, Healthcare Information Management Systems Society, Baden Supply, The Buffkin Group, Cybera Inc., Microsoft Health and the Sumner County (Tenn.) Board of Education.
    Morel (education, Lipscomb U., Nashville, Tennessee) and Cushman (director, Sumner County Teacher Center, Gallatin, Tennessee) present a coaching program guide for schools as district leaders.