Lunenburg County

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Lunenburg County, Virginia

11435 Courthouse Rd
Lunenburg, VA 23952
Phone: (434) 696-2230
Fax: (434) 696-3931
www.lunenburgva.org

In south-central VA, southwest of Richmond; organized 1746 from Brunswick County. Name Origin: For King George II (1683-1760) of England who retained the German title, Duke of Brunswick

Area (sq mi):: 432.38 (land 431.70; water 0.68) Population per square mile: 30.60
Population 2005: 13,194 State rank: 103 Population change: 2000-20005 0.40%; 1990-2000 15.10% Population 2000: 13,146 (White 58.50%; Black or African American 38.60%; Hispanic or Latino 1.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 2.00%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 40.50
Income 2000: per capita $14,951; median household $27,899; Population below poverty level: 20.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,579-$19,286
Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.30% Median travel time to work: 30.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 52.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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US wireless communication services provider Verizon Wireless announced on Wednesday the activation of a fourth generation (4G) Long Term Evolution (LTE) network coverage in Lunenburg county, Virginia with the addition of a new cell site.
More years ago than sixty the historian of Cumberland Parish in Lunenburg County, Virginia declared it most unfortunate that students of the Anglican Church had so badly neglected Jacob Townshend, rector of Cumberland parish in 1757-1758.
It may be that the county had less in common with the Tidewater than with the equally peripheral Virginia Southside described by Richard Beeman (The Evolution of the Southern Backcountry: A Case Study of Lunenburg County, Virginia, 1746-1832, 1984) and others.