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Encyclopedia > Hale County, Alabama

Hale County is a county of the State of Alabama. It is named in honor of Confederate Colonel Stephen F. Hale. As of 2000 the population was 17,185. Its county seat is Greensboro. Public domain map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin, modified to show counties. ... Originally, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count (in Great Britain, an earl, though the original earldoms covered larger areas) by reason of that office. ... A U.S. state is any one of the 50 states which have membership of the federation known as the United States of America (USA or U.S.). The separate state governments and the U.S. federal government share sovereignty. ... Alabama is a state located in the southern United States; the population of Alabama is 4,447,100 as of 2000. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A county seat is a town which is the capital of a county. ... Greensboro is a city located in Hale County, Alabama. ...


Hale County, one of the poorest counties in Alabama's poverty-stricken "black belt," is connected to three major twentieth century artists: Walker Evans photographed the area in 1936 while he collaborated with James Agee on the 1941 book Now Let Us Praise Famous Men. Since the 1960s, artist William Christenberry, born in Tuscaloosa, has been photographing various structures in Hale County as part of his multi-media artistic investigations. More recently, Hale County has become the home of the nationally-recognized Auburn University Rural Studio, an architectural outreach program founded by architect and artist Samuel Mockbee and D. K. Ruth. Walker Evans Walker Evans (November 3, 1903 - 1975) was an American photographer made famous by his work for the Farm Securities Administration documenting the effects of the depression. ... 1936 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... James Agee (November 27, 1909 - May 16, 1955) was a United States novelist, screenwriter, journalist, poet, and film critic. ... 1941 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... William Christenberry (born November 5, 1936) is a photographer, painter and sculptor who works with personal and somewhat mythical themes growing out of his childhood experiences in Hale County, Alabama. ... Tuscaloosa is the name of two places in the United States of America: Tuscaloosa, Alabama Tuscaloosa County, Alabama There is also: USS Tuscaloosa (CA-37), US Navy ship This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Auburn University - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ... The Rural Studio, essentially an alternative architectural laboratory of Auburn University founded by Samuel Mockbee, has built a number of innovative houses in rural Alabama. ... Samuel Sambo Mockbee (1944-2001) started the Auburn University Rural Studio program in Alabama, America in 1991 with the help of fellow professor D.K. Ruth. ...

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History

Hale County was established on January 30, 1867. January 30 is the 30th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1867 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,700 km² (656 mi²). 1,667 km² (644 mi²) of it is land and 33 km² (13 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.94% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... This article is about the unit of measure. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 17,185 people, 6,415 households, and 4,605 families residing in the county. The population density is 10/km² (27/mi²). There are 7,756 housing units at an average density of 5/km² (12/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 39.83% White, 58.95% Black or African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.29% from other races, and 0.58% from two or more races. 0.91% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Population density can be used as a measurement of any tangible item. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 6,415 households out of which 36.50% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.60% are married couples living together, 22.00% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.20% are non-families. 26.40% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.90% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.63 and the average family size is 3.19. Marriage is a relationship and bond, most commonly between a man and a woman, that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the county the population is spread out with 29.60% under the age of 18, 9.10% from 18 to 24, 26.70% from 25 to 44, 21.10% from 45 to 64, and 13.50% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 34 years. For every 100 females there are 89.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 83.60 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $25,807, and the median income for a family is $31,875. Males have a median income of $28,493 versus $19,363 for females. The per capita income for the county is $12,661. 26.90% of the population and 22.20% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 34.00% of those under the age of 18 and 26.70% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for an area may be defined as the total personal income in an area, divided by the number of people in that area. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns


Akron is a town located in Hale County, Alabama. ... Greensboro is a city located in Hale County, Alabama. ... Moundville is a town located in Hale County, Alabama. ... Tuscaloosa County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. ... Newbern is a town located in Hale County, Alabama. ...

State of Alabama
File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Alabama is a state located in the southern United States; the population of Alabama is 4,447,100 as of 2000. ...

Capital:

Montgomery Montgomery is a city located in Montgomery County, Alabama. ...

Largest Metro:

Birmingham-Hoover-Cullman Metropolitan Area The Birmingham-Hoover-Cullman Metropolitan Area also known as Greater Birmingham, is made up of 8 counties in Central Alabama. ...

Regions:

Greater Birmingham | Central Alabama | Lower Alabama | Mobile Bay | North Alabama | South Alabama | Tennessee Valley The Birmingham-Hoover-Cullman Metropolitan Area also known as Greater Birmingham, is made up of 8 counties in Central Alabama. ... Central Alabama is the region in the state of Alabama that stretches approximately 170 miles from the western border with Mississippi to eastern border with Georgia and 136 miles from the northern border of Cullman County to the Alabama River in southern Autauga County. ... Lower Alabama is a term used to describe the southernmost part of Alabama. ... Mobile Bay - Landsat photo Mobile Bay is an inlet of the Gulf of Mexico, lying within the state of Alabama in the United States. ... The Tennesse Valley region of Alabama occupies the northern fifth of the state. ...

Largest cities:

Birmingham | Huntsville | Mobile | Montgomery Birmingham is the largest city in the U.S. state of Alabama and the county seat of Jefferson County. ... Huntsville is the county seat of Madison County, Alabama. ... Mobile and Mobile Bay from space, June 1991 Mobile is a city located in Mobile County, Alabama. ... Montgomery is a city located in Montgomery County, Alabama. ...

Major cities:

Alabaster | Albertville | Alexander City | Anniston | Athens | Auburn | Bessemer | Daphne | Decatur | Dothan | Enterprise | Florence | Gadsden | Homewood | Hoover | Tuscaloosa | Vestavia Hills Alabaster is a city located in Shelby County, Alabama. ... Albertville is a city located in Marshall County, Alabama. ... Alexander City is a city located in Tallapoosa County, Alabama. ... Anniston is a city located in Calhoun County in Alabama, a state of the United States of America. ... Athens is a city located in Limestone County, Alabama. ... Auburn is a city located in Lee County, Alabama. ... Bessemer is a city located in Jefferson County, Alabama. ... Daphne is a city located in Baldwin County, Alabama. ... Decatur is a city located in Morgan County, Alabama on the shore of the Tennessee River. ... Dothan is a city located in Houston County, Alabama. ... Enterprise is a city located in Coffee County, Alabama. ... Florence is a city located in Lauderdale County, Alabama. ... Gadsden is a city located in northeastern Alabama. ... Homewood is a city located in Jefferson County, Alabama. ... Hoover is a city located in Jefferson and Shelby Counties in Alabama. ... Tuscaloosa is a city in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. ... Vestavia Hills is a city located in Jefferson County, Alabama. ...

All cities:

List of cities in Alabama The following is a list of the current cities in the U.S. State of Alabama: See also: Alabama List of cities in the United States Categories: Lists of cities in the United States ...

Counties:

Autauga | Baldwin | Barbour | Bibb | Blount | Bullock | Butler | Calhoun | Chambers | Cherokee | Chilton | Choctaw | Clarke | Clay | Cleburne | Coffee | Colbert | Conecuh | Coosa | Covington | Crenshaw | Cullman | Dale | Dallas | DeKalb | Elmore | Escambia | Etowah | Fayette | Franklin | Geneva | Greene | Hale | Henry | Houston | Jackson | Jefferson | Lamar | Lauderdale | Lawrence | Lee | Limestone | Lowndes | Macon | Madison | Marengo | Marion | Marshall | Mobile | Monroe | Montgomery | Morgan | Perry | Pickens | Pike | Randolph | Russell | Shelby | St. Clair | Sumter | Talladega | Tallapoosa | Tuscaloosa | Walker | Washington | Wilcox | Winston Autauga County, Alabama is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Baldwin County, Alabama is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Barbour County, Alabama is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Bibb County, Alabama is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Blount County is a county located in the U.S. state of Alabama. ... Bullock County, Alabama is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Butler County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Calhoun County, Alabama is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Chambers County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Cherokee County, Alabama is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Chilton County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Choctaw County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Clarke County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Clay County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Cleburne County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Coffee County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Colbert County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Conecuh County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Coosa County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Covington County, Alabama is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Crenshaw County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Cullman County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Dale County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Dallas County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... DeKalb County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Elmore County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Escambia County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Etowah County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Fayette County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Franklin County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Geneva County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Greene County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Henry County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Houston County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Jackson County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Jefferson County is the most densely population county in the State of Alabama the county seat being Birmingham. ... Lamar County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Lauderdale County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Lawrence County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Lee County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Limestone County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Lowndes County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Macon County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Madison County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Marengo County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Marion County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Marshall County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Mobile County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Monroe County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Montgomery County is a county in the State of Alabama. ... Morgan County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Perry County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Pickens County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Pike County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Randolph County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Russell County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Shelby County is a county of the State of Alabama and is named in honor of Isaac Shelby, Governor of Kentucky. ... St. ... Sumter County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Talladega County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Tallapoosa County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Tuscaloosa County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. ... Walker County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Washington County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Wilcox County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Winston County is a county of the State of Alabama. ...


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Genealogy of Hale County Alabama - History (127 words)
Hale County is located in west central Alabama.
The remainder of Hale County was taken from Perry County, Marengo County, and Tuscaloosa County.
Hale County also borders Bibb County and many early Hale County residents are in old Bibb County records.
Hale County, Alabama - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (485 words)
Hale County is a county of the State of Alabama.
Hale County, one of the poorest counties in Alabama's poverty-stricken "Black Belt," is connected to three major twentieth century artists: Walker Evans photographed the area in 1936 while he collaborated with James Agee on the 1941 book Now Let Us Praise Famous Men.
In the county the population is spread out with 29.60% under the age of 18, 9.10% from 18 to 24, 26.70% from 25 to 44, 21.10% from 45 to 64, and 13.50% who are 65 years of age or older.
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