Dickenson County

Dickenson County, Virginia

PO Box 190
Clintwood, VA 24228
Phone: (276) 926-1616
Fax: (276) 926-6465
www.dickensonctyva.com

On the southwestern border of VA, north of Bristol, TN; organized Mar 3, 1880 from Buchanan, Russell, and Wise counties. Name Origin: For William J. Dickenson (1828-1907), lawyer and legislator

Area (sq mi):: 333.63 (land 331.71; water 1.91) Population per square mile: 49.00
Population 2005: 16,243 State rank: 90 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.90%; 1990-2000 -7.00% Population 2000: 16,395 (White 98.60%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.60%). Foreign born: 0.20%. Median age: 39.70
Income 2000: per capita $12,822; median household $23,431; Population below poverty level: 21.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,231-$18,299
Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -10.70% Median travel time to work: 35.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 45.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Coalition partners are the Lonesome Pine Regional Industrial Facility Authority and Dickenson County.
The primary issue is whether certain documents subpoenaed by the plaintiff from lawyers who had advised defendant Dickenson County School Board are privileged from disclosure.
* Best Active Deep Mine: Paramont Contura, LLC, Dickenson County. The site is located three miles southeast of McClure on Rush Branch.
Gem has a 90% interest in 2 coal leases in Dickenson County Virginia which were the subject of a Technical report dated 21st December 2016 prepared in accordance with technical instrument NI 43 101.
A SIMILAR STORY has been playing out in nearby Dickenson County, where the board of supervisors created the Dickenson County Wireless Integrated Network (DCWIN) authority in 2004 as a way to connect businesses, government agencies, and residents to the internet.
Like his father, the first black man to own a mine (union) in Virginia, Gibbs started out as a miner in Dickenson County. He filled in the history I had half-heard from the women.
Dickenson County is where she makes her home, but she was originally from Boston.
* Dickenson County, Va., offers high-speed service through a county-wide Wireless Integrated Network.
recently located its newest customer service center in the Dickenson County Technology Park in Clintwood, Virginia.
Debra Colley was employed by the Dickenson County School Board from 2007 to 2015, as one of the small group of supervisors in the school division's Central Office.
This new facility in Dickenson County will allow the Health Wagon to continue providing health, vision and dental services to underserved patients in Southwest Virginia.
15-year Legacy Award: Jerry Wharton accepted the award for an area his company had surface mined and reclaimed in Dickenson County. The legacy award recognizes the successful implementation of these land uses as the reclaimed area is now a significant commercial area in Dickenson County.