Goochland County


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Goochland County, Virginia

1800 Sandy Hook Rd
Goochland, VA 23063
Phone: (804) 556-5800
Fax: (804) 556-4617
www.co.goochland.va.us

In central VA, northwest of Richmond; organized Feb 1, 1727 from Henrico County. Name Origin: For Sir William Gooch (1681-1751), governor of the colony of VA (1727-49)

Area (sq mi):: 289.99 (land 284.43; water 5.56) Population per square mile: 68.10
Population 2005: 19,360 State rank: 79 Population change: 2000-20005 14.80%; 1990-2000 19.10% Population 2000: 16,863 (White 72.30%; Black or African American 25.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.50%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 40.50
Income 2000: per capita $29,105; median household $56,307; Population below poverty level: 6.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $40,589-$42,442
Unemployment (2004): 3.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 32.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 72.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The County of Goochland, Goochland County Public Schools, Goochland Community Services Board and Goochland County Department of Social Services (hereinafter referred to as the County ) are seeking a qualified firm to provide benefit consulting to include assistance with benefit design, bidding and evaluation, contract negotiation, on-going evaluation and plan modification and other services required to obtain and maintain a competitive benefits program.
This location will proudly service customers in the following areas: Amelia County, Charles City County, Chesterfield County, Colonial Heights, Dinwiddie County, Goochland County, Hanover County, Henrico County, Hopewell, New Kent County, Petersburg, Powhatan County, Prince George County, and Richmond.
Before 1770 Waller had guided three other daughter meetings of his church to become their own congregations with one in Goochland County (under Reuben Ford's care and embracing 500 families); in Buckingham County (under Rone Chastain with 200 families) and Ware's Church in lower King and Queen County.
In June 2000, 144 limited liability companies (collectively, West Creek) purchased 2,500 acres in West Creek Business Park in Goochland County (County) for $34 million.
Hendron, who serves as a instructional technologist and teacher for Goochland County Public Schools in Virginia, offers this thorough guide to RSS (Really Simple Syndication), an Internet subscription service that helps educators stay informed with blogs and podcasts.
Goochland County currently is experiencing industrial expansion, upon which additional increases are contingent.
Goochland County is soliciting sealed bids from qualified contractors to construct a new Emergency Communications Center/Emergency Operations Center (ECC/EOC).
This location will proudly service the following areas: Amelia County, Charles City County, Chesterfield County, Colonial Heights, Dinwiddie County, Goochland County, Hanover County, Henrico County, Hopewell, New Kent County, Petersburg, Powhatan County, Prince George County, and Richmond.
Dominion Virginia Power has completed a study of a 119-acre site in eastern Goochland County and certified it as meeting all the requirements under the company's stringent Data Center Site Certification Program.
4th Place: Goochland High School; Goochland County Public Schools; Goochland, Va.
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