Greenbrier County

Greenbrier County, West Virginia

PO Box 506
Lewisburg, WV 24901
Phone: (304) 647-6602
Fax: (304) 647-6694

On southeastern border of WV, northeast of Beckley; organized Oct 20, 1778 from Montgomery and Botetcourt counties (in VA). Name Origin: For the principal river of the county, whose name refers to the thorny vine Smilax rotundifolia found abundantly on its banks.

Area (sq mi):: 1024.43 (land 1021.26; water 3.17) Population per square mile: 34.30
Population 2005: 35,027 State rank: 16 Population change: 2000-20005 1.70%; 1990-2000 -0.70% Population 2000: 34,453 (White 94.70%; Black or African American 3.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 41.60
Income 2000: per capita $16,247; median household $26,927; Population below poverty level: 18.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,952-$23,680
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.50% Median travel time to work: 24.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 16.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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We also involved other agencies for a more realistic demonstration including the Lewisburg Fire Department, Greenbrier County EMS and the West Virginia State Police.
Frontier Communications has stated that it has flourished its broadband service to residents as well as businesses in the Caldwell and Ronceverte areas of Greenbrier County.
In a mill tucked away in a rural corner of West Virginia's Greenbrier County, old factories and barns are turned into hardwood flooring for customers throughout the country.
TSX:XRG)("Xinergy" or the "Company"), a Central Appalachian coal producer, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary,0x20South Fork Coal Company, LLC, received requisite approvals to begin construction of its preparation plant and rail loading facility at its mid-volatility metallurgical coal project in Greenbrier County, West Virginia.
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With assistance from the State Historic Preservation Office, a grant provided the money for this project, and the Greenbrier County Convention and Visitors Bureau assisted in the publication of the guidelines, saving the city more than $8,000.
In West Virginia's hard-hit Greenbrier County, FMCNA provided in-center dialysis for nearly 30 patients from another local dialysis provider, whose clinic initially lacked sufficient water supplies.
Xinergy Ltd declared that they loaded the first train of premium mid vol metallurgical coal at its recently finished load out facility at its South Fork mine in Greenbrier County, WV.
At the recently concluded Annual Convention of the WVSMAA, this August 24, 2012, the Sheriff of the Greenbrier County was invited to speak about his drop-off box initiative in Greenbrier County.
A recent report prepared by Brandeis University for the Pew Charitable Trusts found that cash transactions can be an indicator of questionable activity, such as doctor shopping," Greenbrier County Sheriff Jim Childers said.
Newly designated areas for ozone nonattainment include: Sussex County, DE; Jersey County, IL; Evansville, IN; Edmonson County Lexington/Fayette, Owensboro and Paducah, KY; Kent and Queen Anne's County, MD; Reno, NV; Albany, Schenectady, Troy, Buffalo, Niagara Falls, PoughKeepsie, and Essex and Jefferson Counties, NY; High Point and Raleigh-Durham, NC; Columbus, OH; Johnstown, PA; Cherokee County, SC; Knoxville, TN; Horfolk, Virginia Beach, and Newport News, VA; Seattle and Tacoma, WA; and Charleston, Greenbrier County and Parkersburg, WV.
Jim Justice, chairman and owner of The Greenbrier, Governor Joe Manchin III, Senator Jesse Guills and Betty Crookshanks, president of the Greenbrier County Commission along with numerous local business and political leaders were present at the airport to celebrate the first flight and welcome passengers.