Charlotte County


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Charlotte County, Virginia

125 David Bruce Ave
Charlotte Court House, VA 23923
Phone: (434) 542-5147
Fax: (434) 542-4336
www.co.charlotte.va.us

In south-central VA, southeast of Lynchburg; organized Mar 1, 1765 from Lunenburg County. Name Origin: For Charlotte Sophia, Princess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744-1818) wife of George III (1738-1820) of England

Area (sq mi):: 477.44 (land 474.99; water 2.45) Population per square mile: 26.10
Population 2005: 12,404 State rank: 105 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.50%; 1990-2000 6.70% Population 2000: 12,472 (White 64.60%; Black or African American 32.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 40.00
Income 2000: per capita $14,717; median household $28,929; Population below poverty level: 18.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,506-$20,792
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 31.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 52.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Charlotte County, Florida

18500 Murdoch Cir
Port Charlotte, FL 33948
Phone: (941) 743-1200
Fax: (941) 743-1530
www.co.charlotte.fl.us

On the Gulf coast of FL, north of Fort Myers; organized Apr 23, 1921 from DeSoto County. Name Origin: For Charlotte Harbor, possibly originally named for the Calusa tribe of southwestern FL, which the Spanish corrupted to Carlos or Calos. The name was later changed by English surveyors to honor Charlotte Sophia (1744-1818), wife of King George III of England

Area (sq mi):: 859.12 (land 693.60; water 165.51) Population per square mile: 227.10
Population 2005: 157,536 State rank: 29 Population change: 2000-20005 11.20%; 1990-2000 27.60% Population 2000: 141,627 (White 90.40%; Black or African American 4.40%; Hispanic or Latino 3.30%; Asian 0.90%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 8.00%. Median age: 54.30
Income 2000: per capita $21,806; median household $36,379; Population below poverty level: 8.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,649-$26,479
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 23.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Punta Gorda County seat (17,215)

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    The Charlotte Symphony Orchestra is the premier cultural arts entertainment medium in Charlotte County.
    April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2nd Annual Charlotte County Nautical Flea Market and Seafood Festival will be held this weekend April 16-17 from 9 am to 6 pm at the Charlotte County Fairgrounds in Port Charlotte, Florida.
    Serving Lee County, Charlotte County, Desoto County and Sarasota County.
    In addition to being the only golf course in Charlotte County to receive such an honor, the publication also distinguishes Riverwood as one of the Top 10 Places to Play in the U.
    Caption: MEMBERS OF THE CHARLOTTE COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION recently donated their time, know-how, and labor for the Fifth Annual Habitat for Humanity "Work Day.
    Nappi was arrested on May 29, 2009 for selling counterfeit Rosetta Stone[R] language learning software by the Computer Crimes Unit of the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office (Florida).
    Charlotte County is requesting proposals from qualified firms for the professional design services of vehicle wash facilities area and interior alterations at the County Fleet Maintenance Facility.
    com)-- New Charlotte County Young Professionals board member, Fletcher H.
    March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2nd Annual Charlotte County Nautical Flea Market and Seafood Festival will be held at the Charlotte County Fair Grounds in Port Charlotte, FL on Saturday and Sunday, April 16 and 17, 2011.
    Business comes with two business territories, Sarasota & Charlotte county.
    Charlotte County has seen its first million-dollar waterfront home, and a waterfront lot, a big one, has sold for half a million.
    After graduation from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1994, he began his legal career as an assistant county attorney for Charlotte County, Florida.

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