Goochland County

Goochland County, Virginia

1800 Sandy Hook Rd
Goochland, VA 23063
Phone: (804) 556-5800
Fax: (804) 556-4617

In central VA, northwest of Richmond; organized Feb 1, 1727 from Henrico County. Name Origin: For Sir William Gooch (1681-1751), governor of the colony of VA (1727-49)

Area (sq mi):: 289.99 (land 284.43; water 5.56) Population per square mile: 68.10
Population 2005: 19,360 State rank: 79 Population change: 2000-20005 14.80%; 1990-2000 19.10% Population 2000: 16,863 (White 72.30%; Black or African American 25.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.50%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 40.50
Income 2000: per capita $29,105; median household $56,307; Population below poverty level: 6.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $40,589-$42,442
Unemployment (2004): 3.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 32.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 72.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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They settled in Virginia, where Hairston and his sons secured 400 acres of fertile land for a tobacco plantation in Goochland County, and a succession of slaves to work it.
The Goochland County Sheriff soon arrived on the scene, where they found the injured Skinner laying on the lawn of a nearby house.
The county also has service agreements to supply limited amounts of water to Hanover County and Goochland County, and to treat a limited quantity of wastewater from Hanover County, Goochland County, and the city.
Republican Counties with Largest Gains: Carbon Tax and Wage Tax Cut State County Name Per Capita Income, % Change ND Divide County 0.58 ND Dunn County 0.39 ND Burke County 0.35 ND Mountrail County 0.35 MT Richland County 0.35 NJ Hunterdon County 0.33 NJ Morris County 0.32 ND Williams County 0.31 TX Karnes County 0.31 WY Sublette County 0.28 NJ Monmouth County 0.27 VA Goochland County 0.26 TX Reagan County 0.26 NY Putnam County 0.26 WI Ozaukee County 0.23 TX DeWitt County 0.23 NY Saratoga County 0.22 TX Kendall County 0.22 FL Monroe County 0.22 SD Union County 0.22 Table 4.
As of the 2016-2017 school year, every elementary and middle school student in Goochland County Public Schools, Virginia, has an iPad that he or she uses both at school and at home.
This location will proudly service customers in the following areas: Amelia County, Charles City County, Chesterfield County, Colonial Heights, Dinwiddie County, Goochland County, Hanover County, Henrico County, Hopewell, New Kent County, Petersburg, Powhatan County, Prince George County, and Richmond.
Moral to newly rural folk: buy as safe a tractor as you can afford, and use it properly.--Joe Essid, Goochland County, Virginia
Before 1770 Waller had guided three other daughter meetings of his church to become their own congregations with one in Goochland County (under Reuben Ford's care and embracing 500 families); in Buckingham County (under Rone Chastain with 200 families) and Ware's Church in lower King and Queen County.
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The Center for Rural Culture (CRC) is a nonprofit based in Goochland County, Va., where it operates a thriving farmers market each summer.
In June 2000, 144 limited liability companies (collectively, West Creek) purchased 2,500 acres in West Creek Business Park in Goochland County (County) for $34 million.