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Henrico County, Virginia

PO Box 27032
Richmond, VA 23273
Phone: (804) 501-4202
Fax: (804) 501-5214

In east-central VA, north of Petersburg; original county; organized 1634. Name Origin: For the lost town of Henricus (or Henrico), destroyed by Indians in the Massacre of 1622; itself named for Prince Henry Frederick (1594-1612), son of James I (1566-1625) of England. Originally called Henricopolis (the Greek suffix -polis 'city of Henry').

Area (sq mi):: 244.60 (land 238.06; water 6.54) Population per square mile: 1178.60
Population 2005: 280,581 State rank: 5 Population change: 2000-20005 7.00%; 1990-2000 20.40% Population 2000: 262,300 (White 67.90%; Black or African American 24.70%; Hispanic or Latino 2.30%; Asian 3.60%; Other 2.80%). Foreign born: 6.70%. Median age: 36.00
Income 2000: per capita $26,410; median household $49,185; Population below poverty level: 6.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $35,143-$37,059
Unemployment (2004): 3.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 21.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 44.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The intent and purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP), and the resulting contract, is to obtain the services of a qualified firm to provide an Emergency Dispatch Call Processing Solution (EDCPS) for Fire and Emergency Medical Calls received within Henrico County, Virginia in accordance with the Scope of Services section of the solicitation.
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A 14-YEAR-old girl was suspended from Moody Middle School in Henrico County, Virginia, for a month and faces possible assault and battery charges.
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Police were astounded when a security guard at the Eastern Government Center, which houses the branches of county government for Henrico County, Virginia, was ambushed by attackers wielding a baseball bat on April 20.
It sold 23,000 of its redesigned iBook laptops to Henrico County, Virginia, and 36,000 of them to Maine schools recently.
In 1987, Henrico County, Virginia, launched Commission 2000 -- the purpose of which was to identify and develop educational initiatives to prepare schools and students for the 21st century.
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