Albemarle County

Albemarle County, Virginia

401 McIntire Rd
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Phone: (434) 296-5841
Fax: (434) 296-5800

In central VA, northeast of Lynchburg; organized May 6, 1744 from Goochland County. Name Origin: For William Anne Keppel (1702-54), 2nd Earl of Albemarle, absentee governor of the colony of VA (1737-54)

Area (sq mi):: 726.18 (land 722.61; water 3.58) Population per square mile: 125.50
Population 2005: 90,717 State rank: 19 Population change: 2000-20005 14.50%; 1990-2000 16.50% Population 2000: 79,236 (White 83.60%; Black or African American 9.70%; Hispanic or Latino 2.60%; Asian 2.90%; Other 2.40%). Foreign born: 7.30%. Median age: 37.40
Income 2000: per capita $28,852; median household $50,749; Population below poverty level: 6.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $33,393-$35,303
Unemployment (2004): 2.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 22.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 45.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Charlottesville County seat (36,605)

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    Although the Albemarle County Police Department is one of the larger law enforcement organizations in the region, it still has the feel of a smaller agency with only around 150 employees.
    Harris of Albemarle County blasted the Faith and Family Alliance for its actions.
    The Albemarle County jury recommended Womack pay a $1,000 fine but not serve any jail time.
    In my own county, according to Bryan Betts, management analyst for the Albemarle County, Virginia, Department of Social Services, a caseworker typically juggles 19 cases each month.
    The amount of reserve funds Albemarle County should have available for each individual line of coverage.
    The Charlottesville location, rated by Frommer as among the best places to live in America, is in the esteemed Albemarle County School District.
    Gwen Hairston of Albemarle County Schools has received the Southern District Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year Award.
    5-acre estate in Virginia's Albemarle County, he realized he faced a challenge in the current real estate market.
    The County of Albemarle is soliciting quotations from qualified vendors for a Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Fire Training Prop for Albemarle County Fire Rescue.
    Regina Kirk is the instructional coordinator for health and physical education for Albemarle County Public Schools.
    NEW YORK -- Fitch Ratings has assigned an underlying 'A+' rating to the expected issuance of approximately $160 million hospital revenue bonds for Martha Jefferson Hospital (MJH) to be issued through the Economic Development Authority of Albemarle County.