Tipton County

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Tipton County, Tennessee

PO Box 528
Covington, TN 38019
Phone: (901) 476-0207
Fax: (901) 476-0227

On the southwest border of TN, northeast of Memphis; organized Oct 29, 1823 from Western District (Indian lands). Name Origin: For Jacob Tipton (?-1791), soldier killed in a battle with Indians

Area (sq mi):: 474.72 (land 459.37; water 15.35) Population per square mile: 121.90
Population 2005: 55,998 State rank: 24 Population change: 2000-20005 9.20%; 1990-2000 36.50% Population 2000: 51,271 (White 77.20%; Black or African American 19.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 34.40
Income 2000: per capita $17,952; median household $41,856; Population below poverty level: 12.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,946-$23,787
Unemployment (2004): 6.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 31.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 58.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Tipton County, Indiana

101 E Jefferson St
Tipton, IN 46072
Phone: (765) 675-2794
Fax: (765) 675-3194

In central IN, south of Kokoma; organized Jan 15, 1844 from Hamilton County. Name Origin: For Gen. John Tipton (1786-1839), IN legislator (1819-23), and U.S. senator (1832-39)

Area (sq mi):: 260.41 (land 260.39; water 0.02) Population per square mile: 62.90
Population 2005: 16,385 State rank: 80 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.20%; 1990-2000 2.80% Population 2000: 16,577 (White 97.70%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 38.40
Income 2000: per capita $21,926; median household $48,546; Population below poverty level: 5.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $29,830-$31,153
Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 22.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 55.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Lil was born in Tipton County on June 8, 1937 to Fred and Thelma Hunt Wittkamper.
Tipton County Fairgrounds--1200 South Main Street, Tipton, IN.
Munford is a suburb of Memphis located in Tipton County, and services a population of 6,055.
One of our state representatives, Debra Moody, District 81, Tipton County attended.
(25) Additionally, the practice continued until 2012 in Lauderdale County, (26) and apparently still continues in Tipton County, (27) as well as Hardeman and McNairy Counties the other counties in the state's 25th Judicial District.
Dan Young will host a free car wash at their Tipton location to benefit the Tipton County Foundation Women's Fund for Breast Cancer Awareness.
The two will be responsible for loan production growth in the Tipton and Howard County Areas.Raver serves as senior commercial & agricultural lender and is active on the Tipton County Foundation Board, Tipton Utility Board, Tipton 4-H Livestock Sale Committee, and the Kelly Agricultural Museum Board.
A spokeswoman for the Tipton County, Tennessee, Sheriff's Department said part of the mission was to ensure that parents were properly fastening children into car safety seats.
"The walls are going up," reports Debbie Gillam, executive assistant at Tipton County Economic Development Corp.
A collaboration between Dyersburg State Community College and the University of Memphis will enable students to earn bachelor's degrees in education and nursing by attending classes at the Dyersburg State Community College Jimmy Naifeh Center in Tipton County. Students' associate degree-level classes will be offered through Dyersburg State, and their bachelor's-level courses will be offered through the university.
Chrysler Corp.'s Kokomo Casting and Kokomo Transmission, Kokomo, Ind., will see increased demand with the construction of a new transmission plant located in Tipton County, Ind., according to a company press release.
Verizon confirmed the cell site will ensure a clearer reception and less dropped calls in Sharpsville and along US Highway 31 in northern Tipton County and in southern Howard County.