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Emporia

(ĕmpôr`ēə), city (1990 pop. 25,512), seat of Lyon co., E central Kans., in the Flint Hills between the Neosho and Cottonwood rivers; inc. 1857. It is a commercial and shipping (railroad and highway) center for a large cattle and farm area. It has grain elevators, stockyards, industries processing beef and soybeans, and plants that make printing equipment, engines, and baked goods. William Allen WhiteWhite, William Allen,
1868–1944, American author, b. Emporia, Kans., studied (1886–90) at Kansas State Univ. As owner and editor of the Emporia Gazette from 1895 until his death, he represented grass roots political opinion throughout the nation.
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 made the small-town Emporia Gazette a nationally known newspaper. Emporia State Univ. is in the city.

Emporia (Independent City), Virginia

201 S Main St
Emporia, VA 23847
Phone: (434) 634-3332
Fax: (434) 634-0003
www.ci.emporia.va.us

In southeastern VA, southwest of Norfolk. Incorporated in 1887 from the merger of Hicksford and Belfield. Charter revoked in 1888; reincorporated in 1892; became a city in 1967. Serves as county seat for Greensville County. Name Origin: Named in 1887 to indicate that it was to be a center of trade

Area (sq mi):: 6.97 (land 6.89; water 0.07) Population per square mile: 810.90
Population 2005: 5,587 State rank: 130 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.40%; 1990-2000 6.80% Population 2000: 5,665 (White 41.30%; Black or African American 56.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.50%; Asian 0.50%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 3.20%. Median age: 38.80
Income 2000: per capita $15,377; median household $30,333; Population below poverty level: 16.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,388-$18,312
Unemployment (2004): 7.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 3.00% Median travel time to work: 19.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 55.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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