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Mecklenburg County, Virginia

393 Washington St
Boydton, VA 23917
Phone: (434) 738-6191
Fax: (434) 738-6861
www.mecklenburgva.com

On the central southern border of VA, southwest of Richmond; organized Mar 1, 1765 from Lunenburg County. Name Origin: For Charlotte Sophia, Princess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744-1818), wife of George III (1738-1820) of England

Area (sq mi):: 679.29 (land 623.93; water 55.36) Population per square mile: 52.10
Population 2005: 32,529 State rank: 53 Population change: 2000-20005 0.50%; 1990-2000 10.70% Population 2000: 32,380 (White 58.70%; Black or African American 39.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 40.90
Income 2000: per capita $17,171; median household $31,380; Population below poverty level: 15.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,468-$22,052
Unemployment (2004): 6.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.50% Median travel time to work: 25.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 23.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

600 E 4th St 11th Fl Charlotte-Mecklenburg Govt Center
Charlotte, NC 28202
Phone: (704) 336-2472
Fax: (704) 336-5887
www.co.mecklenburg.nc.us

On the central southern border of NC, east of Gastonia; organized Nov 3, 1762 (prior to statehood) from Anson County. Name Origin: For Mecklenburg-Strelitz, home of Princess Charlotte Sophia (1744-1818), wife of King George III (1738-1820) of England

Area (sq mi):: 546.22 (land 526.28; water 19.94) Population per square mile: 1513.20
Population 2005: 796,372 State rank: 1 Population change: 2000-20005 14.50%; 1990-2000 36.00% Population 2000: 695,454 (White 61.10%; Black or African American 27.90%; Hispanic or Latino 6.50%; Asian 3.10%; Other 4.90%). Foreign born: 9.80%. Median age: 33.10
Income 2000: per capita $27,352; median household $50,579; Population below poverty level: 9.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $37,274-$38,376
Unemployment (2004): 5.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 26.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Charlotte County seat (594,359)
  • Huntersville (34,332)
  • Cornelius (17,875)
  • Mint Hill (17,480)

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    SHEILA SOMMERS is an Application Specialist in Mecklenburg County, North Caro1ina's Engineering and Building Standards Department Information Systems.
    Since last spring the Mecklenburg County board of commissioners, which governs Charlotte and its environs, has slashed arts funding, restricted sex counseling, and thrown out its own chairman, all in the name of protecting residents from their gay neighbors.
    NEW YORK -- Fitch Ratings has published a report on Mecklenburg County, NC.
    Since 2011, Andrew Murray has served as the elected District Attorney of Mecklenburg County.
    She was appointed to the Mecklenburg County Women's Advisory Board, which consists of 15 members appointed by the Board of County Commissioners, for a three-year term ending April 2012.
    Construction Waste Services was founded in 1999 and now provides service to Charlotte, Mecklenburg County and all surrounding counties, said Advanced Disposal, which is based in Jacksonville, Fla.
    StoryPlace, an animated story and activity site for children by the Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County (PLCMC) in North Carolina, is being co-branded as part of LycosZone (http://www.
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    The Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County has announced that it has unveiled StoryPlace: The Children's Digital Library in English and Spanish.
    The Angels uproar began with a socially conservative, not to say homophobic, gesture: After the Charlotte Repertory Theater presented Angels last season and Six Degrees of Separation--another gay-themed play--this season, the Mecklenburg County Commission voted April 2 to withdraw its $2.
    In 2010, the Shutterfly Foundation awarded $10,000 grants to a total of 10 non-profit organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, and Maricopa County, Arizona, whose programs shared Shutterfly's mission to share life's joy.

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