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Brunswick County, North Carolina

PO Box 249
Bolivia, NC 28422
Phone: (910) 253-2000
Fax: (910) 253-2022
www.brunsco.net

On the southeastern border of NC, west of Wilmington; organized 1764 (prior to statehood) from New Hanover and Bladen counties. Name Origin: For the German city and duchy; the Duke of Brunswick was one of the titles of the British royal house of Hanover

Area (sq mi):: 1050.01 (land 854.79; water 195.21) Population per square mile: 104.30
Population 2005: 89,162 State rank: 31 Population change: 2000-20005 21.90%; 1990-2000 43.50% Population 2000: 73,143 (White 81.10%; Black or African American 14.40%; Hispanic or Latino 2.70%; Asian 0.30%; Other 3.00%). Foreign born: 2.90%. Median age: 42.20
Income 2000: per capita $19,857; median household $35,888; Population below poverty level: 12.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,411-$24,095
Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.20% Median travel time to work: 24.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 34.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Brunswick County, Virginia

216 N Main St
Lawrenceville, VA 23868
Phone: (434) 848-2215
Fax: (434) 848-4307
www.tourbrunswick.org

On the central southern border of VA, southwest of Richmond; organized Nov 2, 1720 from Prince George, Isle of Wight, and Surry counties (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the Royal House of Brunswick, one of the titles of the British royal house of Hanover (the latter was changed to Windsor during World War I to sound less German)

Area (sq mi):: 569.37 (land 566.14; water 3.23) Population per square mile: 31.70
Population 2005: 17,920 State rank: 81 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.70%; 1990-2000 15.20% Population 2000: 18,419 (White 41.40%; Black or African American 56.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.30%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 38.10
Income 2000: per capita $14,890; median household $31,288; Population below poverty level: 16.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,328-$18,802
Unemployment (2004): 7.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 30.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 50.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Under the plans the project consists of approximately 100 miles of new 24-inch diameter pipeline extending from the Transco mainline in Pittsylvania County, Virginia, and into Halifax, Charlotte, Mecklenburg and terminating in Brunswick County, Virginia. The pipe would run parallel to the existing Transco pipeline, alongside the existing utility corridor.
The evidence relied upon is largely contained in a set of depositions of witnesses taken in the courthouse of the town of Lawrenceville in neighboring Brunswick County, Virginia. See generally id.
A white oak in Brunswick County, Virginia, prevailed with 427 points.
Broadcaster Gwyn Llewelyn traces Owen's story, from his birth in 1723 as a poor tinker's son in the Brynteg area of Anglesey, to his death at the age of 46 in Brunswick County, Virginia, in 1769.

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