Clarke County


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Clarke County, Virginia

102 N Church St
Berryville, VA 22611
Phone: (540) 955-5100
Fax: (540) 955-4002
www.co.clarke.va.us

On northern border of VA, northwest of Arlington; organized Mar 8, 1836 from Frederick and Warren counties. Name Origin: Alternate spelling for George Rogers Clark (1752-1818), a general in the American Revolution and frontiersman in the Northwest Territory

Area (sq mi):: 178.19 (land 176.62; water 1.57) Population per square mile: 80.40
Population 2005: 14,205 State rank: 99 Population change: 2000-20005 12.30%; 1990-2000 4.60% Population 2000: 12,652 (White 90.30%; Black or African American 6.70%; Hispanic or Latino 1.50%; Asian 0.50%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 2.50%. Median age: 40.60
Income 2000: per capita $24,844; median household $51,601; Population below poverty level: 6.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $30,985-$30,962
Unemployment (2004): 2.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 32.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 63.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Clarke County, Alabama

PO Box 548
Grove Hill, AL 36451
Phone: (251) 275-3507
Fax: (251) 275-8517

In southwestern AL, northeast of Mobile; organized Dec 10, 1812 (prior to statehood) from Washington County. Name Origin: For John Clarke, a local Indian fighter

Area (sq mi):: 1252.51 (land 1238.38; water 14.13) Population per square mile: 22.00
Population 2005: 27,269 State rank: 40 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.10%; 1990-2000 2.30% Population 2000: 27,867 (White 55.70%; Black or African American 43.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 35.50
Income 2000: per capita $14,581; median household $27,388; Population below poverty level: 22.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,209-$21,867
Unemployment (2004): 8.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.80% Median travel time to work: 26.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 24.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Clarke County, Iowa

100 S Main St Courthouse
Osceola, IA 50213
Phone: (641) 342-6096
Fax: (641) 342-2463
www.clarkecountyia.org

In south-central IA, south of Des Moines, established Jan 13, 1846 from Lucas County. Name Origin: For James Clarke (1811-50), publisher of Burlington, IA, Gazette (1837), and last governor of IA Territory (1845-46).

Area (sq mi):: 431.72 (land 431.12; water 0.60) Population per square mile: 21.20
Population 2005: 9,161 State rank: 84 Population change: 2000-20005 0.30%; 1990-2000 10.20% Population 2000: 9,133 (White 94.70%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 4.00%; Asian 0.40%; Other 2.90%). Foreign born: 2.50%. Median age: 38.60
Income 2000: per capita $16,409; median household $34,474; Population below poverty level: 8.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,803-$23,297
Unemployment (2004): 6.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.60% Median travel time to work: 23.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 23.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Clarke County, Mississippi

PO Box 689
Quitman, MS 39355
Phone: (601) 776-2126
Fax: (601) 776-2756

On the central eastern border of MS, south of Meridian; organized Dec 10, 1812 (prior to statehood) from Choctaw cession. Name Origin: For Joshua G. Clarke, first chancellor of MS

Area (sq mi):: 693.41 (land 691.27; water 2.14) Population per square mile: 25.60
Population 2005: 17,670 State rank: 55 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.60%; 1990-2000 3.70% Population 2000: 17,955 (White 64.10%; Black or African American 34.80%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.60%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 36.80
Income 2000: per capita $14,288; median household $26,610; Population below poverty level: 23.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,446-$18,676
Unemployment (2004): 7.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.80% Median travel time to work: 31.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 43.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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References in classic literature ?
An UNFORTUNATE AFFRAY occurred in Clarke county (MO.
OTCQX: EFSI), the holding company for Bank of Clarke County, whose divisions include Eagle Investment Group, has reported record quarterly earnings.
OTCQX:EFSI ), the holding company for Bank of Clarke County, whose divisions include Eagle Investment Group, declared a regular cash dividend on July 15, 2015, of $0.
com)-- The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC), along with the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club (PATC), invite the public to attend the official designation of Berryville and Clarke County, Virginia, as the newest Appalachian Trail Community[TM].
AP) -- A Clarke County school is planning to offer courses to teach students how to operate drones, track down cybercriminals and more.
The club now has over 56 members, not only from Clarke County, but also from five surrounding counties.
Jenkins of Clarke County received the first Federal Farm Loan Grant in the state.
Two $2,500 scholarships were awarded to Clarke County high school graduates on the basis of financial need, academic credentials and a demonstrated commitment to community service.
Two featured locations for novelties and entertainment in the Clarke County area.
In addition, two new rural cooperative development centers will be established with the funds announced by Schafer: the Resource Center for Value Added and Alternative Agriculture at North Carolina State University, and the Appalachian Forest Resource Center in Clarke County, Ohio.
An undescribed Cyclotella species was collected from brackish waters in several locations within Clarke County, AL between October 2001 and September 2002.