Hampshire County


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Hampshire County, Massachusetts

99 Main St Rm 205
Northampton, MA 01060
Phone: (413) 584-0557
Fax: (413) 584-1465

In west-central MA, north of Springfield, organized May 7, 1662 from Middlesex County. Name Origin: Named by Capt. John Mason (1586-1635) for the county of Hampshire, England

Area (sq mi):: 545.44 (land 529.03; water 16.41) Population per square mile: 289.80
Population 2005: 153,339 State rank: 10 Population change: 2000-20005 0.70%; 1990-2000 3.90% Population 2000: 152,251 (White 89.50%; Black or African American 2.00%; Hispanic or Latino 3.40%; Asian 3.40%; Other 3.60%). Foreign born: 6.60%. Median age: 34.40
Income 2000: per capita $21,685; median household $46,098; Population below poverty level: 9.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,395-$28,903
Unemployment (2004): 3.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 21.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 36.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Northampton County seat (28,930)
  • Easthampton (16,089)

  • See other counties in .

    Hampshire County, West Virginia

    PO Box 806
    Romney, WV 26757
    Phone: (304) 822-5112
    Fax: (304) 822-4039
    www.co.hampshire.wv.us

    In eastern panhandle of WV, southeast of Cumberland, MD. Oldest county of what is now WV; organized Feb 27, 1754 from Frederick and Augusta counties (in VA). Name Origin: For the county in England

    Area (sq mi):: 644.62 (land 641.72; water 2.90) Population per square mile: 34.30
    Population 2005: 22,025 State rank: 32 Population change: 2000-20005 9.00%; 1990-2000 22.50% Population 2000: 20,203 (White 97.70%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 38.50
    Income 2000: per capita $14,851; median household $31,666; Population below poverty level: 16.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,758-$19,929
    Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 39.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 56.60%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Hampshire County Council found itself embroiled in a court row over the issue - highlighted in the Examiner earlier this month.
    The Sixties star passed away at the Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester.
    A Hampshire police spokewoman said the six women were taken to the Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester, but none is suffering from serious injuries.
    But the plan, submitted to Hampshire county council faces stiff opposition from local residents.
    But this year, after he placed extra tinsel around the edge of the circular sign, a member of the public complained to his employers, Hampshire County Council.
    From 1964-1987 Robert was a guard at the Hampshire County House of Correction.
    Surrey and Hampshire county councils' trading standards teams were hand-delivering information packs yesterday to all livestock keepers in the protection and surveillance zones established by Defra in the wake of the outbreak.
    Father-of-two Tony Stringer, 37, from Andover, Hampshire, is on a life-support machine in the Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester.
    The guidelines laid down by Hampshire County Council, which critics believe should be considered by authorities in Wales 'Physical contact may be misconstrued by a young person, parent or observer.
    The man was taken to the Royal Hampshire County Hospital before being transferred to the neurological unit at Southampton General, where he remains in a critical condition.
    The first mobile Spar store will take to the road at the end of August as part of a trial with Hampshire County Council to provide essential services to outlying villages in the region.

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