Pocahontas County


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Pocahontas County, West Virginia

900C 10th Ave
Marlinton, WV 24954
Phone: (304) 799-4549
Fax: (304) 799-6947
www.pocahontascountywv.com

On central eastern border of WV; organized Dec 21, 1821 from Pendleton, Randolph, and Greenbrier counties (WV) and Bath County (in VA). Name Origin: For Indian princess Pocahontas (1595?-1617), daughter of Chief Powhatan (1550?-1618), whom she convinced to spare the life of VA colonist John Smith (c.1580-1631)

Area (sq mi):: 941.85 (land 940.29; water 1.56) Population per square mile: 9.40
Population 2005: 8,851 State rank: 48 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.10%; 1990-2000 1.40% Population 2000: 9,131 (White 98.00%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.80%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 41.90
Income 2000: per capita $14,384; median household $26,401; Population below poverty level: 17.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,144-$22,808
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.20% Median travel time to work: 31.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 16.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Pocahontas County, Iowa

99 Court Sq County Courthouse
Pocahontas, IA 50574
Phone: (712) 335-4208
Fax: (712) 335-5045

In north-central IA, northwest of Fort Dodge; established Jan 15, 1851 from Humboldt and Greene counties. Name Origin: For Pocahontas (Matoaka c. 1595-1617), daughter of chief Powhatan, who prevented the execution of Capt. John Smith (c. 1580-1631)

Area (sq mi):: 579.13 (land 577.70; water 1.42) Population per square mile: 13.70
Population 2005: 7,930 State rank: 87 Population change: 2000-20005 -8.50%; 1990-2000 -9.10% Population 2000: 8,662 (White 98.00%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 42.50
Income 2000: per capita $17,006; median household $33,362; Population below poverty level: 9.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,172-$23,790
Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.80% Median travel time to work: 18.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Notes: a complete list of all specifications and/or arrangements for an inspection of the premises may be made by contacting mike o~brien, pocahontas county emergency management/911 director at 304-799-3985 or by email to mobrien@pocahontasemergency.
com)-- Charles Town attorney/mediator Brenda Waugh will travel to Dunmore, West Virginia on Thursday to present a scholarship to a graduating senior from Pocahontas County High School.
NYSE: FE), is installing new automated switching equipment on a 47-mile, 69,000 volt transmission line serving around 6,000 customers in the Marlinton and Snowshoe Mountain Resort areas of Pocahontas County.
Dawn Baldwin owns and operates Brightside Acres, a small organic farm on a mountain in Pocahontas County, West Virginia.
In 1962 he returned to serve the residents of Pocahontas County from his office in Green Bank until his retirement in 2001 at the age of 94.
The gritty Deucey makes himself felt with remarks like, "This ain't the 4-H Club pony rides at the Pocahontas County Fair," and Jim Dale's repulsiveness oozes out in his "fatty" voice, sounding like "masculine gravy with metal shavings.
Westphal was born June 16, 1904, in rural Pocahontas County.
Free Library of Philadelphia; and Pocahontas County Free Library in Marlinton, W.
If a hot story breaks in Romney or Harrisville or Pocahontas County, a bigger newspaper or TV station may swoop in and maybe even dazzle the local sheriff's deputies into giving them a scoop.
The radio telescopes of Pocahontas County hum like giant refrigerators as they point their faces above the white pine, red maple, and oak forest of West Virginia.
Construction of a 123-megawatt wind facility in Pocahontas County in northwest Iowa is expected to begin later this year and is scheduled to be completed prior to the end of 2007.