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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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.