Greensville County

Greensville County, Virginia

337 S Main St
Emporia, VA 23847
Phone: (434) 348-4215
Fax: (434) 348-4020
www.greensvillecountyva.gov

On the southeastern border of VA, south of Richmond; organized Oct 16, 1780 from Brunswick County. Name Origin: For either Gen. Nathanael Greene (1742-86) or Sir Richard Grenville (1542-91), leader of the Roanoke settlement

Area (sq mi):: 296.81 (land 295.44; water 1.37) Population per square mile: 37.50
Population 2005: 11,088 State rank: 112 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.10%; 1990-2000 30.60% Population 2000: 11,560 (White 38.60%; Black or African American 59.70%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.40%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 38.10
Income 2000: per capita $14,632; median household $32,002; Population below poverty level: 14.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,388-$18,312
Unemployment (2004): 6.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 3.30% Median travel time to work: 22.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 59.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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3 billion state-of-the-art natural gas-fired power station in Greensville County.
Dominion Virginia Power has proposed to build a 1600MW natural gas-fuelled power station worth $1bn in Greensville County, Virginia.
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They also found a new co-champion American elm, 421 points, in Greensville County, Virginia, and the new biggest black ash and biggest green hawthorn.
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March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Virginia Power today announced the company is proposing to build an approximately 1600-megawatt, natural gas-fueled power station in Greensville County.
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Our choice of the Greensville County Industrial Park was based on this area's central location within our eastern markets and its proximity to highway and rail transportation," said James Muldoon, Wheeling Corrugating Vice President.