Braxton County

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Braxton County, West Virginia

300 Main St PO Box 486
Sutton, WV 26601
Phone: (304) 765-2833
Fax: (304) 765-2093

In central WV, northeast of Charleston; organized Jan 15, 1836 from Kanawha, Lewis, Nicholas, and Randolph counties. Name Origin: For Carter Braxton (1736-97), VA House of Burgesses (1767-71; 1775), a signer of the Declaration of Independence, and a member of the council of state (1786-91; 1794-97)

Area (sq mi):: 516.17 (land 513.48; water 2.69) Population per square mile: 28.90
Population 2005: 14,851 State rank: 39 Population change: 2000-20005 1.00%; 1990-2000 13.10% Population 2000: 14,702 (White 97.60%; Black or African American 0.70%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.20%. Median age: 39.60
Income 2000: per capita $13,349; median household $24,412; Population below poverty level: 22.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,587-$17,562
Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.00% Median travel time to work: 36.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 29.50%

Cities with population over 10,000: None

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Eighteen West Virginia schools will begin using Carnegie Learning's Algebra I program for the next five years beginning this fall: Barbour County, Braxton County, Doddridge County, Lewis County, Logan County, Nicolas County, Pendleton County, Summers County, and Scott County High Schools; Cabell Midland High School in Cabell County, Calhoun Middle High School in Calhoun County, Oak Hill High School in Fayette County, Petersburg High School in Grant County, Hampshire Senior High School in Hampshire County, Moorefield High School in Hardy County, John Marshall High School in Marshall County, Princeton Senior High School in Mercer County, and New River Community & Technical College.
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The organizations UniCare will sponsor for the training are: -- Braxton County Health Department; Sutton, WV -- Bluestone Health Center; Princeton, WV -- Clay Primary Care Center; Clay, WV -- Lincoln Primary Care Center; Hamlin, WV -- Shenandoah Valley Medical Center; Martinsburg, WV About UniCare
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