Pittsylvania County

Pittsylvania County, Virginia

11 Bank St 2nd Fl
Chatham, VA 24531
Phone: (434) 432-7879
Fax: (434) 432-7915

On the central southern border of VA, south of Lynchburg; organized Nov 6, 1766 from Halifax County. Name Origin: For William Pitt (the Elder; 1708-78), 1st Earl of Chatham, prime minister of England and supporter of the American colonies; with the addition of -sylvania 'Pitt's woods.'

Area (sq mi):: 978.18 (land 970.76; water 7.42) Population per square mile: 63.70
Population 2005: 61,854 State rank: 29 Population change: 2000-20005 0.20%; 1990-2000 10.90% Population 2000: 61,745 (White 74.40%; Black or African American 23.70%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 39.60
Income 2000: per capita $16,991; median household $35,153; Population below poverty level: 11.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,486-$23,310
Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.20% Median travel time to work: 25.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 66.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Easements to construct, operate, and maintain a natural gas pipeline over tracts of land in Giles County, Craig County, Montgomery County, Roanoke County, Franklin County, and Pittsylvania County, Virginia, Case No.
The Pittsylvania County facility occupies over 45 acres and employs nearly 300 workers.
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The Virginia Southside Expansion Project II includes construction of about 4 miles of 24-inch pipeline extending from the Transco Brunswick Lateral in Brunswick County, VA and terminating in Greensville County, one delivery metering and regulator station in Greensville County and an additional unit at a compressor facility station in Pittsylvania County.
Ashley Nauta, vineyards project coordinator and district extension agent for Pittsylvania County, told Wines & Vines that applications for existing vineyard expansion opened last fall, while a new grower program was launched during the first week of January.
The MVP would transport the abundant supply of Marcellus and Utica natural gas, commencing in Wetzel County, West Virginia and traversing south through 11 counties in West Virginia, southeast through six counties in Virginia, and ending in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.
WILL AND BECKY ROBERTS, current owners of Rawhide Ridge Farm in Pittsylvania County, Virginia, initially met at a local cattle show at the Olde Dominion Agricultural Complex in Chatham.
The Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors voted 5-2 to repeal the $5 per month solid waste disposal fee, which was placed on all county residents in 2012.
This project involves 100 miles of 24-inch pipeline extending from the Transco mainline in Pittsylvania County terminating in Brunswick County.
The institute says the Coles Hill uranium deposit, located in Pittsylvania County, is one of the world's most significant undeveloped deposits of uranium ore.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-April 24, 2012-Harris awarded USD10m contract by Pittsylvania county to deploy public safety communications system(C)1994-2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
Most of the contamination at a former rock quarry and industrial waste site, a designated Superfund site, in Pittsylvania County has been cleaned up and the site will continue to be monitored.