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Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania

2 N Main St Courthouse Sq Suite 101
Greensburg, PA 15601
Phone: (724) 830-3100
Fax: (724) 830-3029

In southwestern PA, east of Pittsburgh; organized Feb 26, 1773 (prior to statehood) from Bedford County. Name Origin: For the former county of Westmorland in northwest England, with spelling change

Area (sq mi):: 1036.34 (land 1025.48; water 10.86) Population per square mile: 358.50
Population 2005: 367,635 State rank: 10 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.60%; 1990-2000 -0.10% Population 2000: 369,993 (White 96.20%; Black or African American 2.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.50%; Other 0.80%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 41.30
Income 2000: per capita $19,674; median household $37,106; Population below poverty level: 8.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,906-$28,803
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 25.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Murrysville (19,407)
  • Greensburg County seat (15,579)
  • New Kensington (14,245)
  • Lower Burrell (12,521)
  • Jeannette (10,309)

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    Westmoreland County, Virginia

    PO Box 1000
    Montross, VA 22520
    Phone: (804) 493-0130
    Fax: (804) 493-0134

    On the central eastern coast of VA, along the west bank of the Potomac River; organized Jul 5, 1653 from Northumberland County. Name Origin: For the county in England

    Area (sq mi):: 252.64 (land 229.18; water 23.46) Population per square mile: 75.20
    Population 2005: 17,227 State rank: 86 Population change: 2000-20005 3.00%; 1990-2000 8.00% Population 2000: 16,718 (White 64.10%; Black or African American 30.90%; Hispanic or Latino 3.50%; Asian 0.40%; Other 3.30%). Foreign born: 3.10%. Median age: 42.80
    Income 2000: per capita $19,473; median household $35,797; Population below poverty level: 14.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,136-$24,832
    Unemployment (2004): 4.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.70% Median travel time to work: 37.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 59.10%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    The Leechburg Area School District is a small, public school district serving the communities of Leechburg Borough and Gilpin Township in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania and West Leechburg Borough in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.
    A grant of USD87,000 has been received by the Westmoreland County Federated Library System, an alliance of the 25 public libraries in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for the upgrade of computers previously granted by the foundation.
    a developer and manufacturer of revolutionary sodium ion batteries and energy storage systems, today announced it has chosen Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania as the site for its first full-scale manufacturing facility.
    Akin Gump advised Diamond Generating Corporation, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation, in acquiring a 50 percent interest in an approximately 925 MW natural gas-fired power project located in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, near Pittsburgh.
    In the company's Marcellus Shale projects, the company has drilled the first of three planned vertical test wells in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania to a depth of approximately 9,000 feet.
    Intergraph Public Safety (IPS)(NASDAQ:INGR) has been selected by Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, to provide a multi-agency computer aided dispatch (CAD) system for law enforcement, fire, and emergency medical services (EMS).
    A pilot introducing the program is scheduled for the first quarter of 2001 in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, where Lowe's has two stores and Dominion has nearly 70,000 customers.

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