Buckingham County

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Buckingham County, Virginia

PO Box 252
Buckingham, VA 23921
Phone: (434) 969-4242
Fax: (434) 969-1638

In south-central VA, east of Lynchburg; organized 1761 from Albemarle County. Name Origin: Either for the town in Buckinghamshire, England, or the dukedom held by George Villiers and his son, George

Area (sq mi):: 583.56 (land 580.86; water 2.70) Population per square mile: 27.60
Population 2005: 16,058 State rank: 92 Population change: 2000-20005 2.80%; 1990-2000 21.40% Population 2000: 15,623 (White 58.80%; Black or African American 39.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 38.20
Income 2000: per capita $13,669; median household $29,882; Population below poverty level: 20.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,403-$18,060
Unemployment (2004): 4.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.80% Median travel time to work: 38.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 55.50%

Cities with population over 10,000: None

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Bear Garden Power Station, a gas-fired, combined cycle facility in Buckingham County, went into commercial operation in May 2011.
The primary purpose of this project is to improve safety and meet current design standards by replacing the bridge and approaches on Route 20 (South Constitution Route) over Slate River in Buckingham County.
Before joining Sandwell Coun-cil, Mr Britton, who lives in Halesowen, worked for Buckingham County Council, Colchester District Council and the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham.
Even the chinking between the logs was free, courtesy of the hard clay soil of Buckingham County.
Also shortlisted as finalists for our awards were: Mrs Glyn Forster, Mount Street Primary, Plymouth; and Mr Jack Churchett, of Buckingham County Middle School, Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex.
IRVING, Texas -- Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced that it recently completed a new 580-megawatt natural gas-fired, combined-cycle generating station for Dominion Virginia Power (NYSE: D) in Buckingham County, Virginia.
The primary purpose of this project is to improve the sight distance on Route 20 at the Route 631 intersection located at the crest of a substandard vertical curve in Buckingham County.
IRVING, Texas -- Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that it was awarded a contract for engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) for Dominion Virginia Power's (NYSE: D) new 580 megawatt gas-fired, combined-cycle Bear Garden Power Station west of Richmond in Buckingham County, Va.
On June 13, Fairfax Circuit Judge Jane Marum Roush, sitting as judge designate in Buckingham County, Va.
March 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless has activated new fourth generation (4G) Long Term Evolution (LTE) network coverage in Buckingham County, Virginia with the addition of a new cell site.
Bear Garden, a 580-megawatt station in Buckingham County that became operational this year.