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Brunswick County, North Carolina

PO Box 249
Bolivia, NC 28422
Phone: (910) 253-2000
Fax: (910) 253-2022
www.brunsco.net

On the southeastern border of NC, west of Wilmington; organized 1764 (prior to statehood) from New Hanover and Bladen counties. Name Origin: For the German city and duchy; the Duke of Brunswick was one of the titles of the British royal house of Hanover

Area (sq mi):: 1050.01 (land 854.79; water 195.21) Population per square mile: 104.30
Population 2005: 89,162 State rank: 31 Population change: 2000-20005 21.90%; 1990-2000 43.50% Population 2000: 73,143 (White 81.10%; Black or African American 14.40%; Hispanic or Latino 2.70%; Asian 0.30%; Other 3.00%). Foreign born: 2.90%. Median age: 42.20
Income 2000: per capita $19,857; median household $35,888; Population below poverty level: 12.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,411-$24,095
Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.20% Median travel time to work: 24.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 34.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Brunswick County, Virginia

216 N Main St
Lawrenceville, VA 23868
Phone: (434) 848-2215
Fax: (434) 848-4307
www.tourbrunswick.org

On the central southern border of VA, southwest of Richmond; organized Nov 2, 1720 from Prince George, Isle of Wight, and Surry counties (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the Royal House of Brunswick, one of the titles of the British royal house of Hanover (the latter was changed to Windsor during World War I to sound less German)

Area (sq mi):: 569.37 (land 566.14; water 3.23) Population per square mile: 31.70
Population 2005: 17,920 State rank: 81 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.70%; 1990-2000 15.20% Population 2000: 18,419 (White 41.40%; Black or African American 56.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.30%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 38.10
Income 2000: per capita $14,890; median household $31,288; Population below poverty level: 16.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,328-$18,802
Unemployment (2004): 7.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 30.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 50.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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and into Halifax, Charlotte, Mecklenburg, and terminating in Brunswick County, Va.
The project is primarily designed to fuel Dominion Virginia Power s new 1,300-megawatt electric power plant planned in Brunswick County, Va.
IRVING, Texas -- Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that it was awarded an engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning (EPCC) contract by Dominion Virginia Power (NYSE: D) to build its new Brunswick County Power Station, a combined-cycle, natural gas-fired power station in Brunswick County, Va.

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