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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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