Dickenson County

Dickenson County, Virginia

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

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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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.
In September, I contacted Dickenson County resident Gary Harless, the brave citizen who spoke up at that Board of Supervisors meeting 12 years ago to warn that poorly conceived infrastructure investment would end up "mortgaging everyone's property.
15-year Legacy Award: Jerry Wharton accepted the award for an area his company had surface mined and reclaimed in Dickenson County.
Best AML Enhancement: G0BC0 LLC was recognized for the McClure Creek Gob Pile Removal in Dickenson County.
Like his father, the first black man to own a mine (union) in Virginia, Gibbs started out as a miner in Dickenson County.
Dickenson County is where she makes her home, but she was originally from Boston.
recently located its newest customer service center in the Dickenson County Technology Park in Clintwood, Virginia.
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Notes: Mandatory site visits on march 23, 2016 using the following schedule: Cumberland Plateau Health district office 9:00 am to 9:15 am Russell county health department 9:50 am to 10:05 am Tazewell county health department 11:30 am 11:45 am Buchanan county health department 2:00 pm 2:15 pm Dickenson county health department 4:00 pm 4:15 pm.
8 megawatt hydroelectric station at the John Flannagan Dam in Dickenson County, delivering power to more than 800 homes and reducing yearly carbon dioxide emissions by more than 8,500 tons.