Upshur County


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Upshur County, West Virginia

40 W Main St Rm 101
Buckhannon, WV 26201
Phone: (304) 472-1068
Fax: (304) 472-1029
www.buchamber.com

In central WV, south of Clarksburg; organized Mar 26, 1851 from Randolph, Barbour, and Lewis counties. Name Origin: For Abel Parker Upshur (1791-1844), judge in VA courts (1826-41), U.S. secretary of the Navy (1841-43), and U.S. secretary of state (1843-44)

Area (sq mi):: 354.86 (land 354.76; water 0.10) Population per square mile: 66.80
Population 2005: 23,712 State rank: 30 Population change: 2000-20005 1.30%; 1990-2000 2.30% Population 2000: 23,404 (White 97.70%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 37.40
Income 2000: per capita $13,559; median household $26,973; Population below poverty level: 20.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,899-$19,412
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 25.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 24.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Upshur County, Texas

PO Box 730
Gilmer, TX 75644
Phone: (903) 843-4015
Fax: (903) 843-5492
www.countyofupshur.com

In northeastern TX, northeast of Tyler; organized Jul 13, 1846 from Harrison and Nacogdoches counties. Name Origin: For Abel Parker Upshur (1791-1844), judge in VA courts (1826-41), U.S. secretary of the navy (1841-43), and U.S. secretary of state (1843-44)

Area (sq mi):: 592.67 (land 587.64; water 5.02) Population per square mile: 64.50
Population 2005: 37,881 State rank: 76 Population change: 2000-20005 7.30%; 1990-2000 12.50% Population 2000: 35,291 (White 84.20%; Black or African American 10.10%; Hispanic or Latino 4.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 4.00%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 37.70
Income 2000: per capita $16,358; median household $33,347; Population below poverty level: 14.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,214-$21,810
Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 27.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 61.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The Bank operates nine full service branch offices -- three offices in Ohio County, one office in Brooke County, one office in Marshall County, one office in Wetzel County, one office in Upshur County, and one office in Lewis County.
He was a Literacy Volunteer of Buckhannon and loved to volunteer for the Upshur County Parrish House.
And redistricting also added territory in Upshur County - composed of mostly rural cattle land - to the district, which has both candidates going door to door in new areas to search for votes.
In the early-morning hours of January 2, 2006, a severe thunderstorm sailed through Upshur County, West Virginia.
Upshur County in central West Virginia is a marginal producer in the nation's second-leading coal producing state, ranking 18th of the 28 counties where coal is mined.
5 At Island View boat ramp, south side of lake Upshur County - 20 March, 1996 30 Barton Lake 6.
While awaiting trial tattooed McFadden fled from Upshur County Jail, Texas, for three days taking a female jailer hostage.
To sharpen my focus, I interviewed 16 people from Upshur County including representatives from the courts; city and county police; public school and West Virginia Wesleyan College (WVWC); St.
During the fourth quarter, CONSOL drilled two wells in Upshur County.
The Fairmont Municipal-Frankman Field Airport, the Elkins-Randolph County Airport Authority, the Raleigh County Memorial Airport, the Greenbrier Valley Airport, the Summersville Airport, the Upshur County Regional Airport, the Eastern WV Regional/Shepherd Field Airport, the Philippi/Barbour County Regional Airport, the Mercer County Airport, and the North Central West Virginia Airport will also receive funding.
The CENT 3A and AUD 3D were drilled as delineation wells to test the productivity between the Philippi Field to the North and the Alton Field in Southern Upshur County.
OTCBB:AOGS) has made significant progress on the identification of workover opportunities in the New Diana property located in Upshur County, Texas.