Pittsylvania County

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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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