Amelia County


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Amelia County, Virginia

PO Box A
Amelia Court House, VA 23002
Phone: (804) 561-3039
Fax: (804) 561-6039
www.ameliacova.us

In south-central VA, southwest of Richmond; organized Feb 1, 1734 from Brunswick and Prince George counties. Name Origin: For Amelia Sophia (1711-86), second daughter of George II (1683-1760) of England

Area (sq mi):: 358.54 (land 356.80; water 1.74) Population per square mile: 34.40
Population 2005: 12,273 State rank: 106 Population change: 2000-20005 7.70%; 1990-2000 29.70% Population 2000: 11,400 (White 70.20%; Black or African American 28.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 38.50
Income 2000: per capita $18,858; median household $40,252; Population below poverty level: 8.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,048-$25,330
Unemployment (2004): 3.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 41.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 66.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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2 million tons of Dan River Station coal ash primarily by rail to the Maplewood Landfill in Amelia County, Va.
This location will proudly service customers in the following areas: Amelia County, Charles City County, Chesterfield County, Colonial Heights, Dinwiddie County, Goochland County, Hanover County, Henrico County, Hopewell, New Kent County, Petersburg, Powhatan County, Prince George County, and Richmond.
The Not-So-Promised Land: The Dutch in Amelia County, Virginia, 1868-1880
The daughter of the late Samuel McDowell McNutt and Mary Linda Walton, she was born July 28, 1918 in Amelia County, VA.
1800) when another slave named Sancho, a riverman from nearby Amelia County, fomented what has come to be known as the Easter Plot of 1802, a vast conspiracy involving several counties in Virginia and North Carolina.
For a while he worked in a bank, and then became a teacher, first in Amelia County, VA, and then for the rest of his career in Alexandria, a Virginia suburb of Washington.
Linda Gallagher, an English teacher at Amelia County High School in Amelia Court House, Va.
This location will proudly service the following areas: Amelia County, Charles City County, Chesterfield County, Colonial Heights, Dinwiddie County, Goochland County, Hanover County, Henrico County, Hopewell, New Kent County, Petersburg, Powhatan County, Prince George County, and Richmond.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) for waste treatment projects at the Maplewood Landfill in Amelia County, Va.
In May, the company opened its new Maplewood Landfill in Amelia County, Va.
The company will install approximately 21,000 linear feet of four inch through 16 inch diameter water mains in Amelia County, including approximately 75 new water service connections, 35 fire hydrants, 5 road/railway borings, and three new well pumps and related piping.
The waste will be transported to Chambers' recently opened Maplewood Landfill in Amelia County, Va.