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Buchanan County, Virginia

PO Box 950
Grundy, VA 24614
Phone: (276) 935-6500
Fax: (276) 935-4479

On the southwestern border of VA, north of Bristol, TN; organized Feb 13, 1858 from Tazewell and Russell counties. Name Origin: For James Buchanan (1791-1868), fifteenth U.S. president

Area (sq mi):: 503.88 (land 503.88; water 0.00) Population per square mile: 49.10
Population 2005: 24,755 State rank: 65 Population change: 2000-20005 -8.20%; 1990-2000 -13.90% Population 2000: 26,978 (White 96.40%; Black or African American 2.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.50%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 38.80
Income 2000: per capita $12,788; median household $22,213; Population below poverty level: 23.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,475-$21,612
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.60% Median travel time to work: 33.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 28.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Buchanan County, Iowa

PO Box 259
Independence, IA 50644
Phone: (319) 334-2196
Fax: (319) 334-7455
www.buchanancounty.com

In east-central IA, north of Cedar Rapids; established Dec 21, 1837 (prior to statehood), from Delaware County. Name Origin: For James Buchanan (1791-1868), fifteenth U.S. president

Area (sq mi):: 573.35 (land 571.26; water 2.09) Population per square mile: 36.80
Population 2005: 21,019 State rank: 32 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.40%; 1990-2000 1.20% Population 2000: 21,093 (White 98.00%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.40%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 36.40
Income 2000: per capita $18,405; median household $38,036; Population below poverty level: 9.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,172-$24,056
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 23.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 39.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Buchanan County, Missouri

411 Jules St
Saint Joseph, MO 64501
Phone: (816) 271-1411
Fax: (816) 271-1535
www.co.buchanan.mo.us

On the northwestern border of MO, northwest of Kansas City; organized Dec 31, 1838 from Platte Purchase. Name Origin: For James Buchanan (1791-1868), fifteenth U.S. president

Area (sq mi):: 414.57 (land 409.73; water 4.84) Population per square mile: 207.20
Population 2005: 84,904 State rank: 12 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.30%; 1990-2000 3.50% Population 2000: 85,998 (White 91.20%; Black or African American 4.40%; Hispanic or Latino 2.40%; Asian 0.40%; Other 2.40%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 36.10
Income 2000: per capita $17,882; median household $34,704; Population below poverty level: 12.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,887-$25,919
Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 18.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 15.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Saint Joseph County seat (72,628)

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    in Buchanan County, Iowa; and Beginning at the Southeast corner of said Northwest 1/4 of theSouthwest 1/4 of said Section 35, thence North 2 rods, thence East 2 rods, thence South 82 rods to the South boundary line of said Section 35, thence West 2 rods, thence North 80 rodsto the place of beginning AND The North A' of the Southeast 1/4 of Section 34, Township 89 North, Range 8 West of the 5th P.
    4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A lawsuit has been filed against Buchanan County, Missouri and Advanced Correctional Healthcare (ACH), as well as the Buchanan County Sheriff and other county employees and individual employees of ACH, seeking damages against the defendants for injuries suffered by an inmate, Tyler Fee.
    In 1938, 45 workers were killed in a coal mine explosion at Keen Mountain in Buchanan County, Va.
    The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries has decided to restore a wild elk herd in Buchanan County in southwest Virginia, and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation has pledged support for the effort.
    Kathleen Rowe, who teaches fourth grade at Twin Valley Elementary School in Buchanan County, was one of 17 teachers from across Virginia participating in the program.
    To draw distinctions, Montee is pointing to an independent audit that attributed a $195,000 ledger discrepancy in Platte County to errors made by Thomas' office; Thomas has responded by saying that Montee should have been more involved in a case involving misappropriation of funds in Buchanan County.
    In Buchanan County, juvenile crime and vandalism dropped by 33 per cent among youngsters in the programme and there was a 78 per cent reduction in truancy.
    As of press time, the case was still under investigation by the Buchanan County Sheriff's Department.
    The controversy arose when Buchanan County prosecutors subpoenaed a St.
    I thought we better get them out of here because they were getting too used to it,' said Buchanan County jail administrator Russell West `I think we were ruining them here.