Barbour County


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Barbour County, Alabama

PO Box 398
Clayton, AL 36016
Phone: (334) 775-3203
Fax: (334) 775-1102

On southeastern border of AL, southwest of Columbus; organized Dec 18, 1832 from Pike County and territorial land. Name Origin: For James Barbour (1775-1842), governor of VA (1812-14), minister to England (1828-29)

Area (sq mi):: 904.52 (land 884.90; water 19.61) Population per square mile: 32.10
Population 2005: 28,414 State rank: 39 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.10%; 1990-2000 14.20% Population 2000: 29,038 (White 50.90%; Black or African American 46.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 1.50%. Median age: 35.80
Income 2000: per capita $13,316; median household $25,101; Population below poverty level: 26.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,820-$20,889
Unemployment (2004): 7.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.50% Median travel time to work: 23.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 16.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Eufaula (13,521)

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    Barbour County, West Virginia

    8 N Main St
    Philippi, WV 26416
    Phone: (304) 457-2232
    Fax: (304) 457-2790

    In northern WV, southeast of Clarksburg; organized Mar 3, 1843 from Harrison, Lewis, and Randolph counties. Name Origin: For Philip Pendleton Barbour (1783-1841), U.S. representative from VA (1814-25; 1827-30) and associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1836-41)

    Area (sq mi):: 342.75 (land 340.79; water 1.96) Population per square mile: 46.00
    Population 2005: 15,689 State rank: 37 Population change: 2000-20005 0.80%; 1990-2000 -0.90% Population 2000: 15,557 (White 97.00%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 38.70
    Income 2000: per capita $12,440; median household $24,729; Population below poverty level: 22.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,878-$19,551
    Unemployment (2004): 6.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.40% Median travel time to work: 28.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 44.90%
    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.
    References in periodicals archive ?
    Arch Coal announced that it has commenced development of a longwall mine in Barbour County, West Virginia, that will produce an estimated 3M tons of premium, High-Vol A coking coal annually for sale into an undersupplied global marketplace.
    Philippi, WV, September 22, 2015 --(PR.com)-- BCBank is proud to announce a donation of up to $1.75 million to the Promise Foundation of Barbour County, a 501C3 non-profit organization.
    Rose, a Republican candidate to represent Barbour County in the West Virginia House of Delegates, was killed Oct.
    (AP) -- When Derek Gregg was growing up and going to school at Philip Barbour High School in Barbour County, he wasn't really into science.
    "My dad navigated a fishing trawler with 400 passengers out to sea, where we were picked up by USS Barbour County (LST 1195) on May 2, 1975."
    The reserves are located in Barbour County and include around 15 million tons of high volatile coal.
    The small town of Philippi, originally called Anglin's Ford and the county seat of Barbour County, lay along the banks of the Tygart Valley River in northwestern Virginia.
    According to McAteer's report, ICG did not try to contact its contract rescue team in Barbour County, West Virginia, until ninety minutes after the 6:30 a.m.
    "Barbour County will have a county-wide antler restriction for buck harvest beginning with the 2005-06 hunting season," says Cook.
    The EPA also has awarded a $307,500 grant to the Barbour County Development Authority in Belington, WV, to help pay for new sewer lines, drinking water lines and a 150,000-gallon water storage tank to serve the Belington Industrial Park.
    CASE FACTS: In March 1998, Sara Collins was examined by Doctor Wallace McGahan in Barbour County, Alabama, after she experienced pain in her left side.