Giles County


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Giles County, Virginia

501 Wenonah Ave
Pearisburg, VA 24134
Phone: (540) 921-1722
Fax: (540) 921-3825
www.gilescounty.org

On the southwestern border of VA, west of Roanoke; organized Jan 16, 1806 from Montgomery and Tazewell counties, VA, and Monroe County (now WV). Name Origin: For William Branch Giles (1762-1830), U.S. senator from VA (1804-15) and governor (1827-30)

Area (sq mi):: 360.40 (land 357.33; water 3.07) Population per square mile: 47.80
Population 2005: 17,098 State rank: 87 Population change: 2000-20005 2.60%; 1990-2000 1.80% Population 2000: 16,657 (White 96.90%; Black or African American 1.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.80%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 40.20
Income 2000: per capita $18,396; median household $34,927; Population below poverty level: 9.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,813-$21,926
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.00% Median travel time to work: 28.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 46.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Giles County, Tennessee

1 Public Sq
Pulaski, TN 38478
Phone: (931) 363-1509
Fax: (931) 424-4795
www.gilescounty-tn.us

On the central southern border of TN, south of Columbia; organized Nov 14, 1809 from Maury County. Name Origin: For William Branch Giles (1762-1830), U.S. senator from VA (1804-15) and governor (1827-30)

Area (sq mi):: 611.17 (land 610.93; water 0.25) Population per square mile: 48.00
Population 2005: 29,297 State rank: 49 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.50%; 1990-2000 14.40% Population 2000: 29,447 (White 85.90%; Black or African American 11.80%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 38.00
Income 2000: per capita $17,543; median household $34,824; Population below poverty level: 11.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,940-$24,280
Unemployment (2004): 7.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 25.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 28.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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References in periodicals archive ?
Easements to Construct, Operate, and Maintain a Natural Gas Pipeline over Tracts of Land in Giles County, Case No.
A Giles County Grand Jury charged Toone with TennCare fraud and theft of services over $10,000, accusing her of obtaining TennCare by falsely claiming her minor children as dependents, when she actually did not have primary custody of them.
On top of that I have been lucky enough to live on a farm in southern Giles County where we have had a multitude of animals over the years and the most beautiful rolling hills you would ever want to see.
In total, this launch will benefit 18 communities in Madison County and Limestone County, Alabama, and Giles County and Lincoln County, Tennessee.
Union, WV, September 27, 2013 --(PR.com)-- On October 19th New Language Art will host their 2nd annual wine, beer, food and art festival from 12 Noon to 6 PM at the Old Sulphur Springs Resort, Union WV benefiting surrounding county artists to include the Monroe Arts Alliance, Giles County Arts Council, the Greenbrier, Summers and Mercer Counties artists.
For more than 12 years, the Commandments have hung on the walls of Giles County public schools.
The Giles County native grabbed his muzzleloader, looked through the scope and found a small space between limbs that led to the vitals of the buck.
Also unique was the hospital's relationship with the local Giles County Industrial Development Authority, which offered the new 26-acre site in trade for the present hospital building and property.
Beginning in 2005, for example, Alvis-Banks followed the Bryant family of Giles County, Va., in the wake of a Michigan gas explosion that killed six of the family's nine children.
OUR sons attend St Giles County Junior School in Exhall.
Many months since a secret society was organized in Giles County, called the Ku-Klux Klan.
She sent me any mention of Giles County in the Roanoke paper.