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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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