New Kent County

New Kent County, Virginia

PO Box 98
New Kent, VA 23124
Phone: (804) 966-9520
Fax: (804) 966-9528

In east-central VA, east of Richmond; organized Nov 20, 1654 from York County. Name Origin: For Kent, England

Area (sq mi):: 223.48 (land 209.55; water 13.93) Population per square mile: 76.90
Population 2005: 16,107 State rank: 91 Population change: 2000-20005 19.60%; 1990-2000 28.90% Population 2000: 13,462 (White 79.70%; Black or African American 16.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.30%; Asian 0.50%; Other 3.00%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 38.40
Income 2000: per capita $22,893; median household $53,595; Population below poverty level: 4.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,341-$29,280
Unemployment (2004): 3.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 34.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 80.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The facility will be built in New Kent County and will generate enough electricity to cleanly power around 3,400 homes, averaged annually over its planned 35-year lifespan.
In 1759, George Washington and Martha Dandridge Custis were married in New Kent County, Virginia.
Cantor also did himself no favors by supporting a 2010 redistricting in which Virginia's Legislature removed some heavily Democratic precincts in the Richmond area from Cantor's district and adding a heavily Republican swath of New Kent County, east of the state capital.
US broadband communications and entertainment company Cox Communications said on Friday that it is providing free Internet and phone services for residents of New Kent County and surrounding areas that have been hit by Hurricane Irene.
Additionally, Aqua Virginia Inc acquired the water system assets of the Brookwood Manor public water system in New Kent County for USD50,000 as well as the Cedarbrooke Subdivision public water system in Culpeper County for USD50,000.
the School Board of New Kent County forced New Kent County and localities across the state and nation to fulfill the promise of Brown.
The lesson plan helps students explore the history of this decision and to meet the individuals who played an active role in integrating the public school system of New Kent County.
County School Board of New Kent County VA'; Excerpts from the 'Green' Decision; Perspectives on the New Kent County Experience); (6) "Visual Evidence: Images" (five era photographs of New Kent students); (7) "Putting It All Together: Activities" (Oral Interviews: Preserving a Piece of History; History of My School; First Person Account); and (8) "Supplementary Resources.
Neighbours said they heard the father of Joseph Lewis Martinez screaming shortly before sheriff's deputies arrived at the house in a rural community in New Kent County.