Alleghany County


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Alleghany County, Virginia

9212 Winterberry Ave Suite C
Covington, VA 24426
Phone: (540) 863-6600
Fax: (540) 863-6606
www.co.alleghany.va.us

On the central western border of VA, north of Roanoke; organized 1822 from Bath and Botetourt counties, VA, and Monroe County (now WV). Name Origin: Probably for the Allegheny River, with a variant spelling

Area (sq mi):: 445.67 (land 444.63; water 1.04) Population per square mile: 37.60
Population 2005: 16,715 State rank: 88 Population change: 2000-20005 29.30%; 1990-2000 -1.90% Population 2000: 12,926 (White 96.10%; Black or African American 2.50%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 41.10
Income 2000: per capita $19,635; median household $38,545; Population below poverty level: 7.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,387-$23,950
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 24.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 42.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Alleghany County, North Carolina

PO Box 61
Sparta, NC 28675
Phone: (336) 372-8949
Fax: (336) 372-4899
www.alleghanycounty-nc.gov

On the northwestern border of NC, northwest of Winston-Salem; organized 1859 from Ashe County. Name Origin: For the Allegheny River, with a variant spelling

Area (sq mi):: 235.52 (land 234.65; water 0.87) Population per square mile: 46.50
Population 2005: 10,900 State rank: 94 Population change: 2000-20005 2.10%; 1990-2000 11.30% Population 2000: 10,677 (White 93.00%; Black or African American 1.20%; Hispanic or Latino 5.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 3.00%). Foreign born: 4.10%. Median age: 43.00
Income 2000: per capita $17,691; median household $29,244; Population below poverty level: 17.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,833-$24,023
Unemployment (2004): 6.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.20% Median travel time to work: 24.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 22.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Kalie Conner, Community College of Alleghany County
Founded in 1900, Grayson National Bank maintains local ownership, local leadership and long-standing dedication to offering a full range of business and personal financial services in Grayson, Carroll, Wythe, Montgomery, city of Galax, and Alleghany County, NC.
First Citizens Community Bank is headquartered in Mansfield, Pennsylvania and currently operates 24 offices in Tioga, Bradford, Potter, Clinton, Lebanon, Berks, and Schuylkill Counties in PA, and Alleghany County, NY.
The Kim-Stan landfill in Alleghany County, where medical waste, waste oil and other trash piled up an estimated 80 feet deep, and polluted garbage juice leaked out.
Mitchell has represented Alleghany County on the board of directors of Skyline for more than half a century As the longest serving board member in Skyline's history Mitchell remains at the helm of the second largest telephone cooperative in North Carolina and the eighth largest in the nation.
For example, Alleghany County has a different code for each classification scheme.
Verizon Wireless customers resident in or visiting Alleghany County in the US State of Virginia will benefit from the activation of a new cell site by mobile operator Verizon Wireless, the company said yesterday.
In the meantime, we will steer clear of Alleghany County ...
Alleghany County Farmers' Market Intersection, NC 18N and Grayson St, Sparta, NC Sat 8am-12pm
In Alleghany County, to the east, a Colombian Baptist pastor and a Catholic doctor opened a low-cost health clinic for uninsured patients, with a team of volunteer interpreters.
They stumped through Alleghany County, where Kerry won 44.5 percent of the vote but where Warner, in his 2001 election, had pulled down 59 percent.