Hancock County is a county located in the U. S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 9,429; the county seat is Sparta. The county was named for John Hancock. Hancock County is included in Georgia Micropolitan Statistical Area. Before the Civil War, Hancock County's economy was based on growing cotton, labor was done by slaves; this area is classified as part of the Black Belt of the United States, due to its fertile soil and association with the slave society. Slaves made up 61% of the total county population in the 1850 Census. Unusually for such a plantation-dominated society, the county's representatives at the Georgia Secession Convention, overwhelmingly white and Democratic, voted against secession in 1861; the secession conventions were dominated by men who voted for separation, Georgia soon seceded and entered the war. According to the 2010 census estimate, the racial makeup of the county seat of Sparta was 84% African American, 15% White, 0.50% from two or more races, 0.30% Asian, 0.10% Native American.
Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.70% of the population. Most African Americans support whites support the Republican Party. In August 2015, the majority-white Hancock County Board of Elections initiated an effort to purge African-American voters from the rolls, they directed deputy sheriffs to the homes of more than 180 African Americans residing in the county seat of Sparta to inform them they would lose their voting rights unless they appeared in court to prove their residency. A total of 53 voters were removed the voting rolls, but a federal judge overturned the Board's actions. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 479 square miles, of which 472 square miles is land and 6.8 square miles is water. The western portion of Hancock County, defined by a line running southeast from White Plains to the intersection of State Route 22 and Springfield Road running southwest along State Route 22, is located in the Upper Oconee River sub-basin of the Altamaha River basin.
The southern portion of the county, defined by a triangle made of State Route 22 and State Route 15, with Sparta at its apex, is located in the Lower Oconee River sub-basin of the same Altamaha River basin. The northeastern portion of Hancock County is located in the Upper Ogeechee River sub-basin of the Ogeechee River basin. No Interstate Highway State Route 248 State Route 15 State Route 16 State Route 22 State Route 77 Taliaferro County - north Warren County - northeast Glascock County - east Washington County - southeast Baldwin County - southwest Putnam County - west Greene County - northwest As of the census of 2000, there were 10,076 people, 3,237 households, 2,311 families living in the county; the population density was 21 people per square mile. There were 4,287 housing units at an average density of 9 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 77.76% Black or African American, 21.46% White, 0.16% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.14% from other races, 0.38% from two or more races.
0.54 % of the population were Latino of any race. There were 3,237 households out of which 31.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.00% were married couples living together, 28.20% had a female householder with no husband present, 28.60% were non-families. 26.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.80% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.22. In the county, the population was spread out with 24.10% under the age of 18, 9.90% from 18 to 24, 31.00% from 25 to 44, 23.00% from 45 to 64, 12.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 114.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 118.20 males. The median income for a household in the county was $22,003, the median income for a family was $27,232. Males had a median income of $26,062 versus $19,328 for females; the per capita income for the county was $10,916.
About 26.10% of families and 29.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 45.40% of those under age 18 and 25.30% of those age 65 or over. Hancock County is the poorest county in Georgia and the 55th poorest in the country according to per capita income; as of the 2010 United States Census, there were 9,429 people, 3,341 households, 2,183 families living in the county. The population density was 20.0 inhabitants per square mile. There were 5,360 housing units at an average density of 11.4 per square mile. The racial makeup of the county was 74.1% black or African American, 24.4% white, 0.5% Asian, 0.4% American Indian, 0.1% from other races, 0.6% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 1.5% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 25.1% were American. Of the 3,341 households, 28.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 36.8% were married couples living together, 23.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 34.7% were non-families, 31.3% of all households were made up of individuals.
The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.98. The median age was 43.0 years. The median income for a household in the county was $22,283 and the median income for a family was $27,168. Males had a median income of $26,837 versus $21,223 for females; the per capita income for the county was $10,925. About 26.7% of families and 26.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 37.3% of those under age 18 and 21.7% of those age 65 or over. Culverton Sparta Mayfield Hancock County has argu
This is a list of Grade B+ listed buildings in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. In Northern Ireland, the term listed building refers to a building or other structure designated as being of "special architectural or historic interest". Grade B+ structures are those considered to be "buildings which might have merited grade A status but for detracting features such as an incomplete design, lower quality additions or alterations. Included are buildings that because of exceptional features, interiors or environmental qualities are above the general standard set by grade B buildings. A building may merit listing as grade B+ where its historic importance is greater than a similar building listed as grade B."Listing began in Northern Ireland than in the rest of the UK. Under Article 42 of the Order, the Department of the Environment of the Northern Ireland Executive is required to compile lists of buildings of "special architectural or historic interest"; the responsibility for the listing process rests with the Northern Ireland Environment Agency, an executive agency within the Department of the Environment.
Following the introduction of listing, an initial survey of Northern Ireland's building stock was begun in 1974. By the time of the completion of this First Survey in 1994, the listing process had developed and it was therefore decided to embark upon a Second Survey to update and cross-check the original information; as of April 2010, the Second Survey had been completed for 147 of Northern Ireland's 547 council wards, completion is anticipated by 2016. Information gathered during this survey, relating to both listed and unlisted buildings, is entered into the publicly accessible Northern Ireland Buildings Database. A range of listing criteria, which aim to define architectural and historic interest, have been developed by the NIEA, are used to determine whether or not to list a building. Once listed, severe restrictions are imposed on the modifications allowed to a building's structure or its fittings. Listed building consent must be obtained from local authorities prior to any alteration to such a structure.
There are 8,500 listed buildings in Northern Ireland, representing 2% of the total building stock. Of these, around 580 are listed at Grade B+. County Fermanagh covers 1,691 square kilometres, has a population of around 57,500; the County has 34 Grade B+ listed buildings. Northern Ireland Buildings Database
The Texas Medical Association is a professional nonprofit organization representing over 53,000 physicians, medical student and alliance members. It is located in Austin, has 110 component county medical societies around the state, is the largest state medical society in the United States; the Texas Medical Association was established by 35 physicians in 1853 to provide medical and public health education for Texas physicians and their patients as well as legislative and regulatory advocacy and health policy research. The first president of TMA was Joseph Taylor and the current president is Douglas Curran, MD. 1853 – TMA founded in Austin with 35 members. 1893 – Women physicians join TMA as members. 1918 – Woman’s Auxiliary to TMA established. This organization was renamed the Texas Medical Association Alliance in 1992. TMAA is a volunteer organization made up of physicians and physicians’ spouses involved in health-related community service and political action. 1922 – TMA library established.
1957 – TMA Anson Jones, MD, Awards created to recognize excellence in health care/medical news reporting in Texas. 1960 – TMA elects its first female president, May Owen, MD. 1962 – TEXPAC, the political arm of TMA, established. TEXPAC is a bi-partisan political action committee providing financial support to candidates for both state and federal offices. 1966 – TMA creates the Texas Medical Association Foundation, a 5013 organization that funds the public health and science initiatives of TMA physicians. 1972 – Osteopathic physicians join TMA. 1973 – TMA incorporates medical students as members. 1991 – TMA establishes TMA’s Hassle Factor Log© that allows physicians to document payment hassles from insurance companies. 1994 – Hard Hats for Little Heads launched to reduce bicycle-related head injuries. 2000 – Border Health Caucus created to raise awareness of health care disparities existing along the U. S–Mexico border and their impact on border patients and their physicians. 2003 – TMA helps pass Texas' 2003 Tort Reform Act, which placed a cap of $250,000 for noneconomic damages on medical liability litigation, supports Proposition 12, a constitutional amendment ensuring the cap could not be challenged in court.
This cap can reach $750,000 if the liability for up to two hospitals involved in the care of the same patient is included. 2004 – Be Wise—ImmunizeSM program created to increase Texas' childhood immunization rate. 2013 – Joined the Choosing Wisely campaign. 2019 - TMA reaches over 53,000 members across the state. In 1991, TMA opened the History of Medicine Gallery on the ground floor of the TMA building. Items from the TMA archives and Collections are displayed in changing exhibits; the Texas Medical Association owns and publishes Texas Medicine, a monthly news magazine for TMA members that presents information on public health, medicolegal issues, medical economics, medical education, legislative affairs affecting Texas physicians and their patients. TMA publishes Action, a monthly e-newsletter that reports the latest information in the medical community. Texas Medical Association
This is a list of seasons completed by the New York Jets the New York Titans, an American football franchise of the National Football League. The list documents the season-by-season records of the Jets' franchise from 1960 to the present, including postseason records and league awards for individual players or head coaches; the Titans were a part of the inaugural season of the American Football League in 1960. In 1963, the Titans changed their name to the Jets after a change in ownership; the New York Jets have won one National Football League championship in Super Bowl III. In their 53-year history, they have an overall regular season record of 373 wins, 439 losses, 8 ties, they have made 14 postseason appearances, have an overall postseason record of 12 wins and 13 losses. For complete team history, see History of the New York Jets. Note: Statistics are correct through the end of the 2019 NFL season. Pro-Football-Reference.com NYJ Profile Team Records
The McKennon House is a historic house at 115 Grandview in Clarksville, Arkansas. It is a two-story wood frame American Foursquare house, with weatherboard siding and a hip roof flared at the edges; the front face of the roof is pierced by a gabled dormer housing a small Palladian window, its elements separated by narrow pilasters. A single-story porch wraps around three sides, supported by Tuscan columns, with a gabled projection at the main entrance; the house was designed by noted Arkansas architect Charles L. Thompson, was built about 1907; the house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982. National Register of Historic Places listings in Johnson County, Arkansas
The Kennebunk Historic District encompasses a large portion of the historic town center of Kennebunk, Maine. Established in 1736, the district includes a significant number of high-style houses from the late 18th and early 19th centuries, when Kennebunk was at its height as a shipbuilding and maritime shipping center; the district was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974. The town of Kennebunk, Maine is located on the coast of southern Maine, between the Kennebunk River to the north, the Little River, which forms the boundary with Wells; this area was part of Wells in the 17th and 18th centuries, was set off in 1820. Its village center is located inland on the Mousam River, which bisects the town; this area was first permanently settled in 1736, a corridor between the Mousam and Kennebunk Rivers soon developed, along what is now Summer Street. The village center is focused on the former Post Road, now United States Route 1, on the east side of the Mousam River; the town's historic shipyards, which have not survived, were located on the west bank of the Kennebunk River.
The historic district includes a significant portion of the Kennebunk village center, stretches along SR 35 to the Kennebunk Landing area at Durrell's Landing Road. The oldest houses in the district date to the 1750s and 1760s, including most notably the Lord Mansion at 20 Summer Street, whose older portion is an ell attached to a fine Federal period built in 1804; the northern portion of Summer Street is lined with houses built in the first half of the 19th century for ship's captains. The most elaborate and eye-catching of these is the so-called "Wedding Cake House", built in 1826 for a shipyard owner, given an elaborate Gothic Revival treatment in the 1850s. National Register of Historic Places listings in York County, Maine