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Charles City County, Virginia

PO Box 128
Charles City, VA 23030
Phone: (804) 829-9201
Fax: (804) 829-5819

In east-central VA, west of Williamsburg; original county; organized 1634. Birthplace of two U.S. presidents: William Henry Harrison (1773-1841) and John Tyler (1790-1862). Name Origin: For Charles I (1600-49), king of Great Britain

Area (sq mi):: 204.22 (land 182.76; water 21.46) Population per square mile: 39.00
Population 2005: 7,119 State rank: 121 Population change: 2000-20005 2.80%; 1990-2000 10.30% Population 2000: 6,926 (White 35.40%; Black or African American 54.90%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.10%; Other 9.40%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 39.90
Income 2000: per capita $19,182; median household $42,745; Population below poverty level: 10.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,360-$26,065
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.20% Median travel time to work: 34.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 77.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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4, 1619, a group of settlers from Bristol, England, arrived at Berkeley Hundred in present-day Charles City County, Virginia, where they held a service thanking God for their safe arrival.
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4 million, support industrial revenue bonds which have provided some of the funds for construction of Chambers' landfill in Charles City County, Virginia.

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