Brooke County


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Brooke County, West Virginia

632 Main St
Wellsburg, WV 26070
Phone: (304) 737-3661
Fax: (304) 737-4023

In northern panhandle of WV, east of Steubenville, OH; organized Nov 30, 1796 from Ohio County. Name Origin: For Robert Brooke (1751-99), governor of VA (1794-96) and attorney general (1798)

Area (sq mi):: 92.26 (land 88.85; water 3.41) Population per square mile: 275.90
Population 2005: 24,515 State rank: 27 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.70%; 1990-2000 -5.70% Population 2000: 25,447 (White 97.60%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.30%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 41.20
Income 2000: per capita $17,131; median household $32,981; Population below poverty level: 11.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,384-$24,418
Unemployment (2004): 7.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.80% Median travel time to work: 23.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 47.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The Bank operates nine full service branch offices -- three offices in Ohio County, one office in Brooke County, one office in Marshall County, one office in Wetzel County, one office in Upshur County, and one office in Lewis County.
There were no injuries or damage to structures in the vicinity of the rupture in Brooke County, Enterprise spokesman Rick Rainey said.
In late March, the West Virginia Senate passed a bill instituting a pretrial release program in county jails across the state after the program significantly cut jail costs during the past few years in jails across Brooke County, W.
Grace was born in Brooke County, West Virginia the daughter of Gilbert & Laurena (Bowman)Smith.
Johnson & Johnson, 04-C-156, Circuit Court, Brooke County, West Virginia (Wellsburg).
At that time, the program was called the Mediation/Arbitration Program and only served Brooke County.
The Plan was prepared for the Historic Wellsburg and Bethany Scenic Byway Committee and the Brooke County Commission and proposes improvements to the many intrinsic qualities of the Byway to include the creation of recreational opportunities, improved safety and beautification of the area.
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On July 2, 2007 a jury in the Circuit Court of Brooke County, West Virginia returned a verdict awarding damages to WPS of $220 million, consisting of $120 million in compensatory and $100 million in punitive damages.
Esmark Incorporated (NASDAQ: ESMK) (the "Company") confirmed today that the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has denied the request of Massey Energy Company and its subsidiary Central West Virginia Energy Company ("CWVEC") for appeal from the Brooke County, West Virginia judgment entered against them in favor of the Company's subsidiary Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corporation ("Wheeling-Pittsburgh") and its coke plant joint venture and co-plaintiff Mountain State Carbon, LLC.
The jury verdict in favor of Wheeling-Pitt came after a five week trial in the Circuit Court for Brooke County, West Virginia.
3% in the two principal counties served, Hancock County and Brooke County, from January 2006 to January 2007.