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Gloucester County, Virginia

PO Box 329
Gloucester, VA 23061
Phone: (804) 693-4042
Fax: (804) 693-6004
www.co.gloucester.va.us

On the central eastern border of VA, on east bank of the York River; organized 1651 from York County. Name Origin: For Henry, Duke of Gloucester (1639-60), brother of Charles II (1630-85) and James II (1633-1701) of England

Area (sq mi):: 288.00 (land 216.61; water 71.39) Population per square mile: 174.40
Population 2005: 37,787 State rank: 44 Population change: 2000-20005 8.60%; 1990-2000 15.40% Population 2000: 34,780 (White 85.70%; Black or African American 10.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.60%; Asian 0.70%; Other 2.30%). Foreign born: 1.90%. Median age: 38.00
Income 2000: per capita $19,990; median household $45,421; Population below poverty level: 7.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,462-$26,480
Unemployment (2004): 3.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 33.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 59.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Gloucester County, New Jersey

1 N Broad St Rm 101
Woodbury, NJ 08096
Phone: (856) 853-3237
Fax: (856) 853-3327
www.co.gloucester.nj.us

In southwestern NJ, southeast of Philadelphia; original county, organized May 26, 1686. Name Origin: For Henry, Duke of Gloucester (1639-60), third son of Charles I (1600-49), king of England

Area (sq mi):: 336.92 (land 324.72; water 12.20) Population per square mile: 852.80
Population 2005: 276,910 State rank: 14 Population change: 2000-20005 8.70%; 1990-2000 10.70% Population 2000: 254,673 (White 85.70%; Black or African American 9.10%; Hispanic or Latino 2.60%; Asian 1.50%; Other 2.40%). Foreign born: 3.40%. Median age: 36.10
Income 2000: per capita $22,708; median household $54,273; Population below poverty level: 6.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,134-$31,056
Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 28.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 53.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Glassboro (19,177)
  • Woodbury County seat (10,437)

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    Senator Bob Menendez met with members of ArtPride NJ and other arts advocates, including students and educators from Gloucester County Institute of Technology to talk about the importance of arts education and increased public funding for the arts.
    The former Gloucester County counsel and Washington Township mayor joined Gebhardt & Kiefer as partner in 2017 after two years as senior litigator at Vigilante Law Firm in Gloucester County.
    * Rowan College at Gloucester County, a 266-acre New Jersey community college, is updating Wi-Fi space by space, focusing on traffic-heavy areas like the cafeteria, where students use multiple wireless devices.
    All properties are located in Gloucester County just off Interstate 295 and Exit 2 off the New Jersey Turnpike, which connects the property to Philadelphia and New York as well the rest of New Jersey.
    In 2014, the Gloucester County (NJ) Prosecutor's Office expanded its veterans program and created the Gloucester County Veterans Initiative (GCVI) to address the challenge of returning veterans becoming entangled in our criminal justice system.
    South Jersey Biz magazine recently named Rowan College at Gloucester County President Frederick Keating one of South Jersey's top 50 industry professionals.
    A shuttered DuPont-owned dynamite plant in Gloucester County will become a new Delaware River port, state officials announced.
    Theft was the only option for many impoverished children, said the report, which lists these examples: | Moses Aaron, 10, who was tried at the Gloucester County Sessions after stealing two horses, receiving a 12-month prison sentence.
    Society and the Gloucester County Nature Club, this sanctuary is certified by the Wildlife Habitat Council as a "Wildlife at Work" site that offers a meandering trail system designed to provide an optimal outdoor experience for visitors while minimizing the human impact on wildlife.
    Gateway is the mid-tier holding company for GCF Bank which operates four branches in Gloucester County, New Jersey.
    is the mid-tier holding company for GCF Bank and operates four branches in Gloucester County, New Jersey.
    Flowers Foundation selected the Food Bank of South Jersey's Kids Cafe and Snack Zone programs to receive a $5,000 grant to help feed food insecure latch key kids in Gloucester County.

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