Tate County

Tate County, Mississippi

PO Box 309
Senatobia, MS 38668
Phone: (662) 562-5661
Fax: (662) 560-6205

In northwestern MS, south of Memphis, TN; organized Apr 15, 1873 from DeSoto, Marshall, and Tunica counties. Name Origin: Named by T.S. Tate, an early settler, for his family

Area (sq mi):: 410.95 (land 404.48; water 6.47) Population per square mile: 65.60
Population 2005: 26,548 State rank: 37 Population change: 2000-20005 4.60%; 1990-2000 18.40% Population 2000: 25,370 (White 67.40%; Black or African American 31.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 0.20%. Median age: 34.20
Income 2000: per capita $16,154; median household $35,836; Population below poverty level: 13.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,049-$22,818
Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 31.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 50.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Global manufacturing technology leader ABB announced Tuesday it will expand its advanced manufacturing operations in Senatobia two and one-half years after it began operations in Tate County.
Newest All Star Agent for Southaven Mississippi, Louis Breckenridge, serves Oxford, Batesville, Sardis, Senatobia, Southaven, Hernando, Olive Branch, Como, Coldwater, Panola County, Lafayette County, Tate County, Desoto County, Pope, Courtland, and Water Valley cities in Mississippi.
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* Tate County, $9,496, for employment assistance for a local solid waste enforcement officer.
With all the fun, excitement, and attractions of a classic fair, you'll find delicious food, thrilling rides, live entertainment, and contests of every kind in Tate County! Call 662.562.4274 or visit www.tatecountyfair.org.
17 (1931) Actor James Earle Jones was born in his grandfather's four-room house near Arkabutla in Tate County.
Tim Climer, executive director of the Tate County Economic Development Foundation, said Tuesday that the 85,000-square' foot building has drawn a number of prospects, but no takers yet.