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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The Not-So-Promised Land: The Dutch in Amelia County, Virginia, 1868-1880
Van Raalte in post-Civil War Amelia County, Virginia, did not achieve its goals.