Mingo County

Mingo County, West Virginia

PO Box 1197
Williamson, WV 25661
Phone: (304) 235-0381
Fax: (304) 235-0365

On southwestern border of WV, southeast of Huntington; organized Jan 30, 1895 from Logan County. Name Origin: For the Indian tribe of Iroquoian linguistic stock. The name derives from Algonquian Mingwe, probably 'stealthy, treacherous.'

Area (sq mi):: 423.64 (land 422.61; water 1.03) Population per square mile: 64.40
Population 2005: 27,210 State rank: 22 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.70%; 1990-2000 -16.30% Population 2000: 28,253 (White 96.00%; Black or African American 2.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 37.20
Income 2000: per capita $12,445; median household $21,347; Population below poverty level: 29.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,381-$20,344
Unemployment (2004): 7.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 29.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 37.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Mingo County, like many other remote counties, faces this problem--limited access to specialized care.
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Fisher sketches out that tumultuous history at the beginning of her collection, and then plunges us into a poetic narrative of the people of Mingo County.
Today's award will fund Mingo County Redevelopment Authority in West Virginia to provide a more comprehensive range of primary health care services and/or expand their services to the larger community.
Low-interest disaster loans are available in Mingo County and the adjacent counties of Lincoln, Logan, McDowell, Wayne and Wyoming in West Virginia ; Martin and Pike in Kentucky ; and Buchanan in Virginia .
The Court issued this ruling on May 13, 2015, in response to a certified question from the Circuit Court of Mingo County.
That was in Mingo County, the site of the famous Hatfield/McCoy feud, and the vicious Coal Mine/Union Wars of the 1920s.
Mingo County is full of skilled electricians who used to work in the mines.
The declaration covers Mingo County and the adjacent counties of Lincoln, Logan, McDowell, Wayne and Wyoming in West Virginia ; Martin and Pike in Kentucky ; and Buchanan in Virginia .