Mingo County

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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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through which it has acquired approximately 23 million tons of strategically located coal reserves and the operating assets associated with Foundation's idle Laurel Creek Operation in Mingo County, WV.
In exchange, Foundation conveyed to Massey approximately 23 million tons of coal reserves and the operating assets of the idled Laurel Creek Mining Complex in Mingo County, WV, including a coal processing plant, a permitted impoundment, permitted surface reserves, idled underground mines, and related mining equipment.