Barbour County

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Barbour County, Alabama

PO Box 398
Clayton, AL 36016
Phone: (334) 775-3203
Fax: (334) 775-1102

On southeastern border of AL, southwest of Columbus; organized Dec 18, 1832 from Pike County and territorial land. Name Origin: For James Barbour (1775-1842), governor of VA (1812-14), minister to England (1828-29)

Area (sq mi):: 904.52 (land 884.90; water 19.61) Population per square mile: 32.10
Population 2005: 28,414 State rank: 39 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.10%; 1990-2000 14.20% Population 2000: 29,038 (White 50.90%; Black or African American 46.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 1.50%. Median age: 35.80
Income 2000: per capita $13,316; median household $25,101; Population below poverty level: 26.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,820-$20,889
Unemployment (2004): 7.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.50% Median travel time to work: 23.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 16.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Eufaula (13,521)

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    Barbour County, West Virginia

    8 N Main St
    Philippi, WV 26416
    Phone: (304) 457-2232
    Fax: (304) 457-2790

    In northern WV, southeast of Clarksburg; organized Mar 3, 1843 from Harrison, Lewis, and Randolph counties. Name Origin: For Philip Pendleton Barbour (1783-1841), U.S. representative from VA (1814-25; 1827-30) and associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1836-41)

    Area (sq mi):: 342.75 (land 340.79; water 1.96) Population per square mile: 46.00
    Population 2005: 15,689 State rank: 37 Population change: 2000-20005 0.80%; 1990-2000 -0.90% Population 2000: 15,557 (White 97.00%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 38.70
    Income 2000: per capita $12,440; median household $24,729; Population below poverty level: 22.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,878-$19,551
    Unemployment (2004): 6.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.40% Median travel time to work: 28.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 44.90%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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