Giles County

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Giles County, Virginia

501 Wenonah Ave
Pearisburg, VA 24134
Phone: (540) 921-1722
Fax: (540) 921-3825
www.gilescounty.org

On the southwestern border of VA, west of Roanoke; organized Jan 16, 1806 from Montgomery and Tazewell counties, VA, and Monroe County (now WV). Name Origin: For William Branch Giles (1762-1830), U.S. senator from VA (1804-15) and governor (1827-30)

Area (sq mi):: 360.40 (land 357.33; water 3.07) Population per square mile: 47.80
Population 2005: 17,098 State rank: 87 Population change: 2000-20005 2.60%; 1990-2000 1.80% Population 2000: 16,657 (White 96.90%; Black or African American 1.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.80%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 40.20
Income 2000: per capita $18,396; median household $34,927; Population below poverty level: 9.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,813-$21,926
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.00% Median travel time to work: 28.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 46.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Giles County, Tennessee

1 Public Sq
Pulaski, TN 38478
Phone: (931) 363-1509
Fax: (931) 424-4795
www.gilescounty-tn.us

On the central southern border of TN, south of Columbia; organized Nov 14, 1809 from Maury County. Name Origin: For William Branch Giles (1762-1830), U.S. senator from VA (1804-15) and governor (1827-30)

Area (sq mi):: 611.17 (land 610.93; water 0.25) Population per square mile: 48.00
Population 2005: 29,297 State rank: 49 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.50%; 1990-2000 14.40% Population 2000: 29,447 (White 85.90%; Black or African American 11.80%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 38.00
Income 2000: per capita $17,543; median household $34,824; Population below poverty level: 11.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,940-$24,280
Unemployment (2004): 7.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 25.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 28.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The eastern route follows the existing proposed Wyoming-Cloverdale route into Giles County, Va.