Culpeper County

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Culpeper County, Virginia

302 N Main St
Culpeper, VA 22701
Phone: (540) 727-3427
Fax: (540) 727-3460

In north-central VA, northeast of Charlottesville; organized Mar 23, 1748 from Orange County. Name Origin: For Sir Thomas Culpeper (1635-89), colonial governor of VA. Also spelled Culpepper or Colepeper

Area (sq mi):: 382.28 (land 381.00; water 1.27) Population per square mile: 111.60
Population 2005: 42,530 State rank: 38 Population change: 2000-20005 24.10%; 1990-2000 23.30% Population 2000: 34,262 (White 77.10%; Black or African American 18.20%; Hispanic or Latino 2.50%; Asian 0.70%; Other 2.80%). Foreign born: 3.50%. Median age: 36.50
Income 2000: per capita $20,162; median household $45,290; Population below poverty level: 9.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,360-$27,864
Unemployment (2004): 3.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 37.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 46.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Culpeper County seat (11,070)

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    Securities and Exchange Commission, affirmed the following Culpeper County, VA (the county) ratings at 'AAA'; --Issuer Default Rating (IDR); and --$14.89 million general obligation (GO) school bonds series 2012.
    In 1862, during the Civil War, Confederate forces drove back Union troops in the Battle of Cedar Mountain in Culpeper County, Va.
    Rural counties with populations under 50,000 are also experiencing savings: $546,000 saved in Culpeper County, Va.; $341,000 in Buffalo County, Neb.; $184,000 in Baxter County, Ark.; $179,000 in Brookings County, S.D.; and $119,000 in Humboldt County, Iowa.
    It's winter in Culpeper County, Va., but spring reigns in the eight-acre greenhouse of Fresh Tulips USA.
    Back east, Merillat Industries, manufacturer of kitchen and bath cabinetry, announced late last year that it would invest $13.4 million to expand its manufacturing plant in Culpeper County, VA.