Alleghany County


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Alleghany County, Virginia

9212 Winterberry Ave Suite C
Covington, VA 24426
Phone: (540) 863-6600
Fax: (540) 863-6606
www.co.alleghany.va.us

On the central western border of VA, north of Roanoke; organized 1822 from Bath and Botetourt counties, VA, and Monroe County (now WV). Name Origin: Probably for the Allegheny River, with a variant spelling

Area (sq mi):: 445.67 (land 444.63; water 1.04) Population per square mile: 37.60
Population 2005: 16,715 State rank: 88 Population change: 2000-20005 29.30%; 1990-2000 -1.90% Population 2000: 12,926 (White 96.10%; Black or African American 2.50%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 41.10
Income 2000: per capita $19,635; median household $38,545; Population below poverty level: 7.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,387-$23,950
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 24.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 42.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Alleghany County, North Carolina

PO Box 61
Sparta, NC 28675
Phone: (336) 372-8949
Fax: (336) 372-4899
www.alleghanycounty-nc.gov

On the northwestern border of NC, northwest of Winston-Salem; organized 1859 from Ashe County. Name Origin: For the Allegheny River, with a variant spelling

Area (sq mi):: 235.52 (land 234.65; water 0.87) Population per square mile: 46.50
Population 2005: 10,900 State rank: 94 Population change: 2000-20005 2.10%; 1990-2000 11.30% Population 2000: 10,677 (White 93.00%; Black or African American 1.20%; Hispanic or Latino 5.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 3.00%). Foreign born: 4.10%. Median age: 43.00
Income 2000: per capita $17,691; median household $29,244; Population below poverty level: 17.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,833-$24,023
Unemployment (2004): 6.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.20% Median travel time to work: 24.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 22.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Past winners have included Community College of Alleghany County, Emory University, Moraine Valley Community College, Princeton University, University of Virginia, and many other institutions.
Alleghany County Farmers' Market Intersection, NC 18N and Grayson St, Sparta, NC Sat 8am-12pm
In Alleghany County, to the east, a Colombian Baptist pastor and a Catholic doctor opened a low-cost health clinic for uninsured patients, with a team of volunteer interpreters.
Charlotte is a Red State girl in a Blue State world - brilliant but thoroughly insecure, she is the first person from North Carolina's Alleghany County to even dream of attending Dupont.
The Port Authority of Alleghany County in Pittsburgh, PA recently announced plans to purchase six hybrid electric buses through a $3.
The company has worked closely with Governor of Virginia Bob McDonnell and officials from Alleghany County and the City of Covington on this strategic investment that creates and secures jobs in the region.
Alleghany County Farmer's Market Intersection, NC 18N and Grayson St, Sparta, NC
The Luke mill is the largest private employer in Alleghany County (Md.
The Virginia Economic Development Partnership, Alleghany County, the Town of Clifton Forge, the City of Covington and the Roanoke Valley Economic Development Partnership also worked to secure the project for Virginia.
A short 1- to 2-hour drive from Charlotte, the Triad and the Triangle areas of North Carolina as well as southwestern Virginia, participating Evergreen Trail farms welcome visitors from throughout the Southern region as early as November 14 and as late as December 24, 2011 to discover a new family Christmas tradition in picturesque Alleghany County, North Carolina.
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