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Encyclopedia > Washington County, Alabama
Washington County, Alabama
Map
Map of Alabama highlighting Washington County
Location in the state of Alabama
Map of the USA highlighting Alabama
Alabama's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded June 4, 1800
Seat Chatom
Largest city Chatom
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,089 sq mi (2,820 km²)
1,081 sq mi (2,800 km²)
8 sq mi (21 km²), (0.72%)
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

18,097
8/sq mi (3/km²)

Washington County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. The county was named in honor of George Washington, first President of the United States of America. As of 2000, the population was 18,097. Its county seat is Chatom. Washington County is a dry county. This article is about the U.S. State. ... Image File history File links Map_of_USA_AL.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Alabama ... is the 155th day of the year (156th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... // ON MAY 5 1853 MR.FADER HAD SEX WITH A MAN NAME MR WIEN THEN THEY HAD SON NAMEDMRS COTURE AND MR MANOOGIAN WENT INTO MRS HASKELLS OFFICE NAKED AND DANCED AROUND AND MASTERBATED ON HER CHEST AND SHE LICKED IT OFF THEN THEY HAD ORAL SEEX WITH NAPLOEAN OF... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Chatom is a town located in Washington County, Alabama. ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Population density per square kilometre by country, 2006 Population density map of the world in 1994. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... This article is about the U.S. State. ... George Washington (February 22, 1732 – December 14, 1799)[1] led Americas Continental Army to victory over Britain in the American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), and in 1789 was elected the first President of the United States of America. ... For the pop band, see Presidents of the United States of America. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Chatom is a town located in Washington County, Alabama. ... This article is about counties in the U.S. that prohibit alcoholic beverage sales. ...


Washington County was the birthplace of the major league baseball player Wilmer David "Vinegar Bend" Mizell (1930-1999), a Republican congressman from North Carolina from 1969-1975. Wilmer David Vinegar Bend Mizell (August 13, 1930 - February 21, 1999) was an American left-handed pitcher in major league baseball who went on to serve three terms as a Republican U.S. congressman from North Carolina between 1969 and 1975. ... Year 1930 (MCMXXX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display 1930 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... GOP redirects here. ... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Largest metro area Charlotte metro area Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (900 km)  - % water 9. ... Also: 1969 (number) 1969 (movie) 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ... Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Contents

History

  • Washington County in Tombigbee District was established by proclamation of Governor Winthrop Sargent of the Mississippi Territory on June 4, 1800.
  • It is the oldest county in the State of Alabama.
  • Over two thirds of the adult men had volunteered and served in the Confederate Army as of 1863, when the CSA was petitioned by a group of elderly men not to draft them, so that they might serve as a sort of homeland militia. They stated in their petition that they were needed to protect against potential slave uprisings, inasmuch as the county was home to numerous plantations with large slave populations.
  • The county was declared a disaster area in September 1979 due to damage from Hurricane Frederic.
  • Washington County is home to the site of Old Saint Stephens, the first territorial capital of Alabama.

is the 155th day of the year (156th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... // ON MAY 5 1853 MR.FADER HAD SEX WITH A MAN NAME MR WIEN THEN THEY HAD SON NAMEDMRS COTURE AND MR MANOOGIAN WENT INTO MRS HASKELLS OFFICE NAKED AND DANCED AROUND AND MASTERBATED ON HER CHEST AND SHE LICKED IT OFF THEN THEY HAD ORAL SEEX WITH NAPLOEAN OF... Motto Deo Vindice (Latin: Under God, Our Vindicator) Anthem (none official) God Save the South (unofficial) The Bonnie Blue Flag (unofficial) Dixie (unofficial) Capital Montgomery, Alabama (until May 29, 1861) Richmond, Virginia (May 29, 1861–April 2, 1865) Danville, Virginia (from April 3, 1865) Language(s) English (de facto) Government... For other uses, see September (disambiguation). ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... Hurricane Frederic in 1979 was the one of the costliest hurricanes to ever hit the U.S. Gulf Coast. ...

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,089 square miles (2,819 km²), of which, 1,081 square miles (2,799 km²) of it is land and 8 square miles (20 km²) of it (0.72%) is water. The Tombigbee River borders Washington County to the east. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... The Tombigbee River is a tributary of the Mobile River, approximately 400 mi (644 long), in the U.S. states of Mississippi and Alabama. ...


Major Highways

Image File history File links US_43. ... United States Highway 43 is a north-south United States highway that runs for 410 miles (649 km) from central Tennessee to Mobile, Alabama. ... Image File history File links US_45. ... United States Highway 45 is a north-south United States highway. ... Image File history File links Alabama_17. ... Image File history File links Alabama_56. ...

Adjacent Counties

Choctaw County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Clarke County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Baldwin County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. ... Mobile County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. ... Greene County is a county located in the state of Mississippi. ... Wayne County is a county located in the state of Mississippi. ...

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 18,097 people, 6,705 households, and 5,042 families residing in the county. The population density was 17 people per square mile (6/km²). There were 8,123 housing units at an average density of 8 per square mile (3/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 64.98% White, 26.89% Black or African American, 7.12% Native American, 0.06% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.05% from other races, and 0.87% from two or more races. 0.88% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ...


There were 6,705 households out of which 37.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.10% were married couples living together, 12.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.80% were non-families. 22.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.17. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 28.70% under the age of 18, 8.60% from 18 to 24, 27.40% from 25 to 44, 22.90% from 45 to 64, and 12.40% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 96.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.10 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $30,815, and the median income for a family was $37,881. Males had a median income of $35,237 versus $18,337 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,081. About 14.80% of families and 18.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.50% of those under age 18 and 22.70% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Government

Probate Judge Charles Singleton Probate Court is a court found in some juridictions which is primarily concerned with the proper distribution of the assets of a decedent. ...


Area

Cities and towns

Chatom is a town located in Washington County, Alabama. ... McIntosh is a town located in Washington County, Alabama, along U.S. Highway 43. ... Millry is a town located in Washington County, Alabama. ...

Schools/Education

  • Chatom Elementary School
  • Fruitdale High School
  • Leroy High School
  • McIntosh Elementary School
  • McIntosh High School
  • Washington County High School
  • Career Technical Center
  • Millry High School

See also

A dry county is a county in the United States whose government forbids the sale of alcoholic beverages. ...

External links

  • Washington County Website
  • Washington County map of roads/towns (map © 2007 Univ. of Alabama).

Coordinates: 31°24′33″N, 88°12′41″W Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


 
 

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