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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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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].
NYSE: FE), is installing new conductors on three 138,000-volt transmission lines in Jefferson County, West Virginia, and neighboring Clarke County, Virginia.
The initial phase of the project is underway and involves replacing about 14 miles of conductor between the Millville Substation near Charles Town, West Virginia, and Old Chapel Substation near Berryville in Clarke County, Virginia.