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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 intent and purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to establish a contract through competitive negotiation for conceptual master planning and design assistance for the Town of Narrows and the Town of Pembroke in Giles County, Virginia.
vulgaris located within 20 km of the Mountain Lake Biological Station in Giles County, Virginia.
is]-values obtained for five allozyme loci based on collections from 16 populations of Silene vulgaris found in Giles County, Virginia.