Augusta County

Augusta County, Virginia

18 Government Center Ln
Verona, VA 24482
Phone: (540) 245-5600
Fax: (540) 245-5621

On the northwestern border of VA, west of Charlottesville; organized Aug 1, 1738 from Orange County. Part annexed to Waynesboro (independent) city effective July 1, 1994. Name Origin: For Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha (1719?-72), mother of George III of England

Area (sq mi):: 970.93 (land 970.36; water 0.57) Population per square mile: 71.90
Population 2005: 69,725 State rank: 24 Population change: 2000-20005 6.30%; 1990-2000 20.00% Population 2000: 65,615 (White 94.40%; Black or African American 3.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 39.00
Income 2000: per capita $19,744; median household $43,045; Population below poverty level: 5.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,053-$25,847
Unemployment (2004): 2.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 23.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 50.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Counties USA: A Directory of United States Counties, 3rd Edition. © 2006 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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In his new role at First Bank & Trust Company, he will serve as Commercial Lender for Staunton, Virginia as well as greater Augusta County.
One was the Augusta County circuit judgeship vacated by the December retirement of Judge Victor V.
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Augusta County, Va., public schools temporarily closed in December due to public backlash to a World Geography lesson.
No, the school, Riverheads High School, is in Augusta County, in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley, and the threats - many from parents - included one that vowed to put the teacher's head on a spike.
In a world geography class in Augusta County, Virginia, students practiced their calligraphy skills by copying a segment of Arabic writing.
''It's a dark day for the Shenandoah Valley and our part of the country,'' said Nancy Sorrells, co-chair of the anti-pipeline group Augusta County Alliance of Tuesday's announcement.
Zeidler, who lives in Augusta County, Kentucky, close to her parents, and works in payroll and accounting, said that she doubted that her brother will ever marry.
Roane of the Augusta County, Virginia, Sheriff's Office received a call for service at a private residence.
Augusta County, Virginia and Franklin County, Pennsylvania each had their farms, villages and towns, but their respective fates would differ widely as they took their place in the Civil War.
Fred learned those lessons early on: He grew up on a family farm run jointly by his grandfather and father near Buffalo Gap in Augusta County, Va.
This book is a study of how the people from two valley counties--Franklin County, Pennsylvania and Augusta County, Virginia--experienced the period from August 1859 up to the days before the Battle of Gettysburg.

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