Greensville County

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Greensville County, Virginia

337 S Main St
Emporia, VA 23847
Phone: (434) 348-4215
Fax: (434) 348-4020

On the southeastern border of VA, south of Richmond; organized Oct 16, 1780 from Brunswick County. Name Origin: For either Gen. Nathanael Greene (1742-86) or Sir Richard Grenville (1542-91), leader of the Roanoke settlement

Area (sq mi):: 296.81 (land 295.44; water 1.37) Population per square mile: 37.50
Population 2005: 11,088 State rank: 112 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.10%; 1990-2000 30.60% Population 2000: 11,560 (White 38.60%; Black or African American 59.70%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.40%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 38.10
Income 2000: per capita $14,632; median household $32,002; Population below poverty level: 14.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,388-$18,312
Unemployment (2004): 6.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 3.30% Median travel time to work: 22.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 59.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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