Dickenson County

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Dickenson County, Virginia

PO Box 190
Clintwood, VA 24228
Phone: (276) 926-1616
Fax: (276) 926-6465
www.dickensonctyva.com

On the southwestern border of VA, north of Bristol, TN; organized Mar 3, 1880 from Buchanan, Russell, and Wise counties. Name Origin: For William J. Dickenson (1828-1907), lawyer and legislator

Area (sq mi):: 333.63 (land 331.71; water 1.91) Population per square mile: 49.00
Population 2005: 16,243 State rank: 90 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.90%; 1990-2000 -7.00% Population 2000: 16,395 (White 98.60%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.60%). Foreign born: 0.20%. Median age: 39.70
Income 2000: per capita $12,822; median household $23,431; Population below poverty level: 21.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,231-$18,299
Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -10.70% Median travel time to work: 35.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 45.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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