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Sumter County, Georgia

PO Box 295
Americus, GA 31709
Phone: (229) 928-4500
Fax: (229) 928-4503
www.sumter-ga.com

In west-central GA, north of Albany; organized Dec 26, 1831 from Lee County. Name Origin: For Gen. Thomas Sumter (1734-1832), American Revolutionary officer nicknamed the "Gamecock of the Revolution," U.S. representative from GA (1789-93; 1797-1801), and U.S. senator (1801-10)

Area (sq mi):: 492.54 (land 485.28; water 7.26) Population per square mile: 67.80
Population 2005: 32,912 State rank: 52 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.90%; 1990-2000 9.80% Population 2000: 33,200 (White 47.20%; Black or African American 49.00%; Hispanic or Latino 2.70%; Asian 0.60%; Other 2.20%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 32.60
Income 2000: per capita $15,083; median household $30,904; Population below poverty level: 21.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,039-$22,881
Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.00% Median travel time to work: 19.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 16.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Americus County seat (16,737)

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    Sumter County, Florida

    209 N Florida St
    Bushnell, FL 33513
    Phone: (352) 793-0200
    Fax: (352) 793-0207
    www.bocc.co.sumter.fl.us

    In west-central FL, west of Orlando; organized 1853 from Marion and Orange counties. Name Origin: For Gen. Thomas Sumter (1734-1832), American Revolutionary officer nicknamed the "Gamecock of the Revolution," U.S. representative from GA (1789-93; 1797-1801), and U.S. senator (1801-10)

    Area (sq mi):: 580.31 (land 545.73; water 34.58) Population per square mile: 117.60
    Population 2005: 64,182 State rank: 39 Population change: 2000-20005 20.30%; 1990-2000 68.90% Population 2000: 53,345 (White 78.40%; Black or African American 13.80%; Hispanic or Latino 6.30%; Asian 0.40%; Other 3.30%). Foreign born: 5.50%. Median age: 49.20
    Income 2000: per capita $16,830; median household $32,073; Population below poverty level: 13.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,421-$17,793
    Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 28.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 45.80%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Sumter County, Alabama

    PO Box 936
    Livingston, AL 35470
    Phone: (205) 652-2291

    On central-western border of AL, southwest of Tuscaloosa; organized Dec 18, 1832 from Choctaw cession. Name Origin: For Gen. Thomas Sumter (1734-1832), American Revolutionary officer nicknamed the "Gamecock of the Revolution," U.S. representative from GA (1789-93;1797-1801), and U.S. senator (1801-10)

    Area (sq mi):: 913.30 (land 904.94; water 8.37) Population per square mile: 15.30
    Population 2005: 13,819 State rank: 59 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.60%; 1990-2000 -8.50% Population 2000: 14,798 (White 25.80%; Black or African American 73.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.80%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 32.10
    Income 2000: per capita $11,491; median household $18,911; Population below poverty level: 38.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,508-$18,319
    Unemployment (2004): 9.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.10% Median travel time to work: 28.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 31.30%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Sumter County, South Carolina

    141 N Main St
    Sumter, SC 29150
    Phone: (803) 436-2227
    Fax: (803) 436-2223
    www.sumtercountysc.org

    In east-central SC, east of Columbia; organized 1798 from Camden District. Name Origin: For Gen. Thomas Sumter (1734-1832), American Revolutionary officer nicknamed the "Gamecock of the Revolution," U.S. representative from GA (1789-93; 1797-1801), and U.S. senator (1801-10)

    Area (sq mi):: 682.03 (land 665.41; water 16.63) Population per square mile: 158.60
    Population 2005: 105,517 State rank: 15 Population change: 2000-20005 0.80%; 1990-2000 2.00% Population 2000: 104,646 (White 49.40%; Black or African American 46.70%; Hispanic or Latino 1.80%; Asian 0.90%; Other 2.40%). Foreign born: 2.10%. Median age: 33.40
    Income 2000: per capita $15,657; median household $33,278; Population below poverty level: 16.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,535-$22,390
    Unemployment (2004): 8.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 21.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 15.80%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Sumter County seat (39,671)

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    References in periodicals archive ?
    TOXOPLASMA GONDII INFECTION RATES IN FERAL HOUSE CATS (FELIS CATUS) IN SUMTER COUNTY, ALABAMA. Domoneek McCoy, Tracy Duckworth, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of West Alabama, Livingston, AL 35470.
    Forest, "prairie" and soils in the Black Belt of Sumter County, Alabama in 1832.
    In doing so, the research focuses on the nation's largest hazardous waste landfill facility that is located in Sumter County, Alabama. Specifically, the study looks at the establishment of a hazardous facility in Sumter County; the grassroots coalitions that bloomed in response to the facility; and the dynamics of race and alliances that ensued with the establishment of environmental interest groups.
    In order to fully understand the dynamics of race relations as it relates to interest group mobilizations in Sumter County, Alabama, it is important to understand the Critical Race Theory.
    Sumter County, Alabama was established on December 18, 1832.
    about his Sumter County, Alabama upbringing and his many artistic
    (18.) On southern plantations and time discipline see Alan Brown and David Taylor, Eds., "Gabr'l Blow Sof':" Sumter County, Alabama, Slave Narratives (Livingston, 1997), 14,34, 48, 71, 101; Caroline Howard Oilman, Recollections of a Southern Matron (New York, 1838), 57; John Andrew Jackson, The Experience of a Slave in South Carolina (London, 1862), 14, 17; Nicholls, "In the Light of Human Beings: Richard Eppes and His Island Plantation Code of Laws," 77; Sheilds, Plantation Life Since: Dis Time, 8; William Kauffman Scarborough, The Overseer: Plantation Management in the Old South (Baton Rouge, 1966), 5; and Smith, Mastered by the Clock, 113, 136,140-143.
    The largest landfill in the nation is found in Sumter County, Alabama, where nearly 70 percent of its seventeen thousand residents are black and 96 percent are poor.
    Bullard in his book Dumping in Dixie: Race, Class, and Environmental Luality, this was the case in Emelle, in Sumter County, Alabama, site of the nation's largest hazardous waste landfill.
    1971 a) traveled down the upper Tombigbee River from Monroe County, Mississippi, to the river's intersection with Noxubee Creek, in Sumter County, Alabama. In his survey diary, Gaines made 140 notes of canebrakes over 138 river miles.
    MORPHOMETRIC VARIATION IN BLUEGILL SUNFISH FROM LOTIC ND LENTIC ENVIRONMENTS IN SUMTER COUNTY, ALABAMA. Sarah Branson and John McCall.
    Bluegill sunfish (Lepomis macrochirus) collected in lotic and lentic environments in Sumter County, Alabama, were examined for variation in body and fin dimensions.