Berkeley County

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Berkeley County, West Virginia

100 W King St Rm 1
Martinsburg, WV 25401
Phone: (304) 264-1925
Fax: (304) 267-1794

In eastern panhandle of WV, southwest of Hagerstown, MD; organized Feb 10, 1772 (prior to statehood) from Frederick County (in VA). Name Origin: For Norborne Berkeley (1718-70), Lord Botetcourt, member of the British Parliament and colonial governor of VA (1768-70) who favored the colonists

Area (sq mi):: 321.58 (land 321.14; water 0.44) Population per square mile: 290.80
Population 2005: 93,394 State rank: 3 Population change: 2000-20005 23.00%; 1990-2000 28.10% Population 2000: 75,905 (White 91.90%; Black or African American 4.70%; Hispanic or Latino 1.50%; Asian 0.50%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 1.70%. Median age: 35.80
Income 2000: per capita $17,982; median household $38,763; Population below poverty level: 11.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,250-$25,276
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 28.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 43.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Martinsburg County seat (15,635)

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    Berkeley County, South Carolina

    PO Box 219
    Moncks Corner, SC 29461
    Phone: (843) 719-4403
    Fax: (843) 719-4511

    On southeastern border of SC, north of Charleston; organized Jan 31, 1882 from Charleston County. Name Origin: For John Berkeley (1607-78), one of eight original lords proprietor of Carolina, and for his brother Sir William Berkeley (1610-77), governor of VA (1642-49; 1660-77)

    Area (sq mi):: 1228.07 (land 1097.72; water 130.35) Population per square mile: 138.20
    Population 2005: 151,673 State rank: 9 Population change: 2000-20005 6.30%; 1990-2000 10.80% Population 2000: 142,651 (White 66.80%; Black or African American 26.60%; Hispanic or Latino 2.80%; Asian 1.90%; Other 3.50%). Foreign born: 3.10%. Median age: 32.00
    Income 2000: per capita $16,879; median household $39,908; Population below poverty level: 11.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,156-$23,441
    Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 26.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 54.90%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Goose Creek (32,250)

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    City Hospital, is on appeal from a 2008 trial in the Berkeley County Circuit Court where the jury awarded the plaintiffs damages in excess of the state's $250,000/$500,000 non-economic damages cap.
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    The Berkeley County Public Service Sewer District (BCPSSD), WV, recently contracted with Woolpert, a national engineering and design consulting firm, to develop a watershed plan that will provide the district with the means to resolve flooding and stormwater quality issues within the Inwood community.

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