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Goochland County, Virginia

1800 Sandy Hook Rd
Goochland, VA 23063
Phone: (804) 556-5800
Fax: (804) 556-4617

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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BUSINESS WIRE)--April 12, 1995--Motorola's Semiconductor Products Sector said today that it has signed an option to purchase land at West Creek in Goochland County, Virginia, for the possible, long-term development of a high-technology semiconductor manufacturing facility.