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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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    CNX Gas' offsets arose out of CNX Gas' coalbed methane capture project in Buchanan County, Virginia, for the years 2003 through September 2007.
    The opinion issued this morning reversed the interlocutory order issued May 23, 2007 by the Circuit Court of Buchanan County, Virginia and held that a lease between CNX and Pocahontas Mining Limited Liability Company ("PMC") did not grant CNX an exclusive right to transport gas across PMC's property.
    PITTSBURGH, May 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Circuit Court for Buchanan County, Virginia yesterday entered its formal order on a summary judgment motion in a case involving CNX Gas Corporation and affiliates of GeoMet, Inc.
    NASDAQ: GMET) announced that the Virginia Supreme Court today overturned the order of May 23, 2007 issued by the Circuit Court of Buchanan County, Virginia to the extent it granted injunctive relief and conditions of suspension regarding the transportation of gas through GeoMet's 12 mile pipeline.
    The Koch Carbon operations, located in Buchanan County, Virginia, consist of mines and reserves that produce metallurgical coal for both domestic and overseas customers.
    NASDAQ:GMET) ("GeoMet") announced that the Circuit Court of Buchanan County, Virginia issued an interlocutory order yesterday declaring that a mineral lease between CNX Gas Corporation ("CNX") and Pocahontas Mining Limited Liability Company ("PMC") to explore and produce coalbed methane also included the exclusive right of CNX to transport gas across the PMC property.
    The suit seeks $561 million for compensatory and consequential damages for alleged violations of the Virginia Antitrust Act, including alleged anticompetitive efforts of CNX to dominate and maintain its control over the market for the production and transportation of coalbed methane gas from the Oakwood Field in Buchanan County, Virginia and for CNX's alleged efforts to conspire and act in concert with Island Creek Coal Company and others to dominate and maintain control over the market for the production and transportation of coalbed methane gas from the Oakwood Field in violation of the Virginia Antitrust Act and Virginia statutory and common law.