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Bedford County, Pennsylvania

211 S Juliana St
Bedford, PA 15522
Phone: (814) 623-4807
Fax: (814) 623-0991
bedford.sapdc.org

On southern border with MD, southeast of Johnstown; organized May 9, 1771 (prior to statehood) from Cumberland County. Name Origin: For Fort Bedford, which became the site of the county seat of Bedford. The fort was named in 1759 to honor England's Duke of Bedford

Area (sq mi):: 1017.40 (land 1014.51; water 2.89) Population per square mile: 49.40
Population 2005: 50,091 State rank: 45 Population change: 2000-20005 0.20%; 1990-2000 4.30% Population 2000: 49,984 (White 98.20%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.30%; Other 0.80%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 39.50
Income 2000: per capita $16,316; median household $32,731; Population below poverty level: 10.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,949-$22,319
Unemployment (2004): 7.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 27.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 30.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Bedford County, Virginia

122 E Main St Suite 202
Bedford, VA 24523
Phone: (540) 586-7601
Fax: (540) 586-0406
www.co.bedford.va.us

In west-central VA, west of Lynchburg; organized 1753 from Albemarle and Lunenburg counties. Part annexed to Bedford (independent) city effective July 1, 1993. Name Origin: For John Russell (1710-71), 4th Duke of Bedford, British statesman who negotiated the treaty that ended the French and Indian Wars

Area (sq mi):: 769.25 (land 754.50; water 14.75) Population per square mile: 86.50
Population 2005: 65,286 State rank: 27 Population change: 2000-20005 8.10%; 1990-2000 32.20% Population 2000: 60,371 (White 91.70%; Black or African American 6.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 1.80%. Median age: 39.70
Income 2000: per capita $21,582; median household $43,136; Population below poverty level: 7.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,904-$30,051
Unemployment (2004): 3.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 27.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 77.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Bedford County, Tennessee

104 Northside Sq
Shelbyville, TN 37160
Phone: (931) 684-1921
Fax: (931) 685-9590
www.shelbyvilletn.com

In south-central TN, south of Murfreesboro; organized Dec 3, 1807 from Rutherford County and Indian lands. Name Origin: For Lt. Col. Thomas Bedford, an army officer

Area (sq mi):: 474.83 (land 473.67; water 1.17) Population per square mile: 89.10
Population 2005: 42,204 State rank: 34 Population change: 2000-20005 12.30%; 1990-2000 23.60% Population 2000: 37,586 (White 82.60%; Black or African American 8.50%; Hispanic or Latino 7.50%; Asian 0.50%; Other 4.30%). Foreign born: 6.40%. Median age: 34.90
Income 2000: per capita $16,698; median household $36,729; Population below poverty level: 13.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,202-$24,685
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.40% Median travel time to work: 24.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 29.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Shelbyville County seat (17,981)

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    Bedford Borough in Bedford County, Pennsylvania suffered significant damage to businesses from a fire at Founder's Crossing, 100 South Juliana Street, Bedford, Pennsylvania during the early morning of January 11, 2007.
    announced today that the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has issued a permit modification allowing the Company to increase the average daily volume of waste it can accept at its Sandy Run Landfill, located in Bedford County, Pennsylvania, from 300 tons per day to 750 tons per day and increasing the maximum daily volume from 400 tons per day to 1,000 tons per day.
    Former Saxton plant employees, and officials from FENOC, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), the American Nuclear Society (ANS) and local and state governments gathered at the former Saxton site in Bedford County, Pennsylvania, to mark the facility's final chapter.
    5-year-old buck was discovered about 25 miles south of the Pennsylvania/Maryland line, due south of Bedford County, Pennsylvania.
    We finalized the previously announced acquisition of a new 109,000 square foot manufacturing facility situated on approximately 21 acres in Bedford County, Pennsylvania.
    The facility is 109,000 square feet and is located on approximately 21 acres in Bedford County, Pennsylvania, which is approximately three miles from the Company's present scissor lift plant.
    It offers a unique insight into the rites of courtship in the American colonies where thousands of young Welsh workers headed in the 18th and 19th centuries - in this case St Clair, a tiny village in Bedford County, Pennsylvania.
    The point for this hybrid, name history is not to narrativize, but to collect data, data that consist in this case of the names of the early African American inhabitants of Bedford County, Pennsylvania.