Goochland County

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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As of the 2016-2017 school year, every elementary and middle school student in Goochland County Public Schools, Virginia, has an iPad that he or she uses both at school and at home.
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.
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The Center for Rural Culture (CRC) is a nonprofit based in Goochland County, Va.
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.
46) The Virginia State NAACP initiated nearly identical lawsuits in other Virginia localities that spring; see Cynthia Kay Bechter, "How the Goochland County Public Schools Desegregated," Goochland County Historical Society Magazine, v.
In 1988, VDOT's Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) approved a corridor for a new road extending north from Route 76 in Chesterfield County to Interstate 64 in Goochland County.
Goochland County currently is experiencing industrial expansion, upon which additional increases are contingent.
is building an office complex in Goochland County in Richmond's western suburbs and should add 6,000 new workers to the area by 2004, said August.