Dinwiddie County

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Dinwiddie County, Virginia

PO Drawer 70
Dinwiddie, VA 23841
Phone: (804) 469-4500
Fax: (804) 469-4503

In southeastern VA, south of Richmond; organized Feb 27, 1752 from Prince George County. Name Origin: For Robert Dinwiddie (1693-1770), lieutenant governor of VA (1751-58)

Area (sq mi):: 506.98 (land 503.67; water 3.31) Population per square mile: 50.40
Population 2005: 25,391 State rank: 63 Population change: 2000-20005 3.50%; 1990-2000 17.00% Population 2000: 24,533 (White 64.10%; Black or African American 33.70%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 38.50
Income 2000: per capita $19,122; median household $41,582; Population below poverty level: 9.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,506-$26,729
Unemployment (2004): 3.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 30.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 68.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Zehmer's central events took place in Dinwiddie County, Virginia, a rural community located between Richmond and the North Carolina border and home to several pivotal Civil War battles in early 1865.
NEW YORK -- Fitch Ratings has withdrawn its 'AA-' implied general obligation (GO) rating on Dinwiddie County, Virginia as Fitch no longer considers the rating to be analytically meaningful.
NEW YORK -- In the course of routine surveillance, Fitch Ratings affirms the 'A' rating on approximately $40 million of outstanding lease revenue bonds, series 2004B, issued by the Industrial Development Authority of Dinwiddie County, Virginia (the county).