Isle of Wight County

Isle of Wight County, Virginia

PO Box 80
Isle of Wight, VA 23397
Phone: (757) 365-6204
Fax: (757) 357-9171
www.co.isle-of-wight.va.us

In southeastern VA, on the west bank of the James River. Organized 1634 as Warrascoyak County from Upper Norfolk (which was organized 1636 from New Norfolk County and renamed Nansemond County in 1642-43); name changed in 1637. Name Origin: For the island off the southern coast of England. Originally named for the local Indians

Area (sq mi):: 362.76 (land 315.87; water 46.89) Population per square mile: 105.80
Population 2005: 33,417 State rank: 50 Population change: 2000-20005 12.40%; 1990-2000 18.70% Population 2000: 29,728 (White 70.60%; Black or African American 27.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 38.90
Income 2000: per capita $20,235; median household $45,387; Population below poverty level: 8.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,122-$29,084
Unemployment (2004): 3.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 29.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 63.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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According to the Isle of Wight County Press, Mrs Hooper was born on January 18, 1903.
He wants Isle of Wight county council to provide a six-bed house.
Participating students are selected from 21 Virginia high schools within seven divisions: Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, Williamsburg-James City County, York County, Gloucester County, and Isle of Wight County.
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The Southeastern Public Service Authority (SPSA), a public agency that handles most waste disposal and recycling in Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Franklin, Isle of Wight County and Southampton County, Va.
The Southeastern Public Service Authority (SPSA), a public agency that handles most waste disposal and recycling in Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Franklin, Isle of Wight County and Southampton County, has announced that it will accept construction and demolition debris in its landfill, reports the Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk, Va.
The emergency services were on the scene within minutes as well as officers from Isle of Wight County Council's Emergency Planning, Environmental Services and Highways department.
The extant portion of the vestry book of Newport, the parish of his employ in Isle of Wight County, covers only the period until September 1772, and his name can not be found in the contemporary Virginia newspapers, which have been carefully indexed.

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