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
    See other counties in .
    References in periodicals archive ?
    Joining the Chief Social Worker Isabelle Trowler on the visit to Winchester, the Education Secretary met Hampshire County Council Chief Executive John Coughlan, the Director of Childrens Services, Councillors and social workers to hear how they are driving improvements through the Departments Partners in Practice Programme and their Innovation Programme projects.
    Developed over many years by Sir Harold, a renowned plantsman, it is now managed as a charity by Hampshire County Council and includes plants from its founder's trips to Korea, Japan, New Zealand, Australia and the US.
    As the project was led by Hampshire County Council there were several councillors present to cut the ribbon, including, Aldershot North's Councillor Charles Choudhary and Executive Member for Education, Councillor Peter Edgar.
    Upon request from Hampshire County Commissioner Bob Hott, Jeff Slack, Region 8 Solid Waste Authority director, told the commission that recycling is not feasible in Hampshire County.
    Hampshire County Council (HCC) Highways and HBC council officers have removed debris from the area and HCC officers are still clearing fallen trees.
    Working in partnership with Hampshire County Council and the 11 district councils involved in the scheme is not only widening our geographical coverage, but it helps to secure jobs and increase employment opportunities for both regions.
    I AM writing to express my dismay over the very poor changing facilities offered to the players of Hampshire County Cricket Club by Lancashire at the recent match played at Aigburth.
    US mobile network operator Verizon Wireless has announced details of recent investment in Hampshire County, Massachusetts with the activation of a new cell site in the area.
    Michael's Book Award; John and Abigail Adams Scholarship; Worcester Polytechnic Institute scholarship; Franklin Division All-League Soccer; Hampshire County Soccer Senior All-Star; Soccer Division III All-Western Massachusetts first team; Bi-County West All League Basketball; Hampshire County Basketball Senior All-Star; Division III Hall of Fame Senior All-Star Basketball, Basketball Division III All Western Massachusetts first team.
    Lawyers for Hampshire County Council denied negligence and said adequate training was given.
    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.

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