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Berkeley County, West Virginia

100 W King St Rm 1
Martinsburg, WV 25401
Phone: (304) 264-1925
Fax: (304) 267-1794
www.berkeleycountycomm.org

In eastern panhandle of WV, southwest of Hagerstown, MD; organized Feb 10, 1772 (prior to statehood) from Frederick County (in VA). Name Origin: For Norborne Berkeley (1718-70), Lord Botetcourt, member of the British Parliament and colonial governor of VA (1768-70) who favored the colonists

Area (sq mi):: 321.58 (land 321.14; water 0.44) Population per square mile: 290.80
Population 2005: 93,394 State rank: 3 Population change: 2000-20005 23.00%; 1990-2000 28.10% Population 2000: 75,905 (White 91.90%; Black or African American 4.70%; Hispanic or Latino 1.50%; Asian 0.50%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 1.70%. Median age: 35.80
Income 2000: per capita $17,982; median household $38,763; Population below poverty level: 11.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,250-$25,276
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 28.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 43.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Martinsburg County seat (15,635)

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    Berkeley County, South Carolina

    PO Box 219
    Moncks Corner, SC 29461
    Phone: (843) 719-4403
    Fax: (843) 719-4511
    www.co.berkeley.sc.us

    On southeastern border of SC, north of Charleston; organized Jan 31, 1882 from Charleston County. Name Origin: For John Berkeley (1607-78), one of eight original lords proprietor of Carolina, and for his brother Sir William Berkeley (1610-77), governor of VA (1642-49; 1660-77)

    Area (sq mi):: 1228.07 (land 1097.72; water 130.35) Population per square mile: 138.20
    Population 2005: 151,673 State rank: 9 Population change: 2000-20005 6.30%; 1990-2000 10.80% Population 2000: 142,651 (White 66.80%; Black or African American 26.60%; Hispanic or Latino 2.80%; Asian 1.90%; Other 3.50%). Foreign born: 3.10%. Median age: 32.00
    Income 2000: per capita $16,879; median household $39,908; Population below poverty level: 11.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,156-$23,441
    Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 26.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 54.90%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Goose Creek (32,250)

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    Volvo Cars, a Sweden-based automaker, is planning to double its investment at its Berkeley County, South Carolina plant to USD1bn and hire a total of 4,500 workers, Post and Courier has reported citing sources close to the negotiations.
    Holly, located in Berkeley County, South Carolina, employs approximately 600 people and has an annual production capacity of 229,000metric tons of primary aluminum.
    When I began collecting the oral histories of long time Gullah residents in southern Berkeley County, South Carolina, some thirty miles inland from the sea, I found the unexpected--Turner's footprints.
    The automaker has started construction of the new facility in Berkeley County, South Carolina and will produce up to 100,000 cars per annum, including the global supply of S60s.
    3% stake in the Mt Holly aluminium smelter located in Berkeley County, South Carolina.
    7 million square feet of distribution space on 400 acres of industrial land near the I-26/Jedburg Road interchange in Berkeley County, South Carolina.
    Volvo Car Corporation, a Sweden-based automaker, has started construction of its first US factory in Berkeley County, South Carolina.
    Based in Berkeley County, South Carolina, Home Telephone provides full-service telecommunications to local hospitals, government offices, schools, businesses and residents throughout the county.
    Nasdaq/NM:STTX) today reported that its new steel processing facility in Berkeley County, South Carolina, has had a very strong start-up, surpassing management's initial forecasts.
    As a future development of that strategy, the proposed acquisition of Roberts Steel Company in northern Ohio, and our new market entry into Berkeley County, South Carolina, early in 1999 will allow us to further expand the range of value-added products and services to our markets," said Mr.
    NYSE:MKS) announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Berkeley County, South Carolina and the City of Charleston for the acquisition and development of a distribution facility on a site located in Charleston, South Carolina.

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