Hardy County

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Hardy County, West Virginia

204 Washington St Rm 111
Moorefield, WV 26836
Phone: (304) 530-0250
Fax: (304) 530-0251

In eastern panhandle of WV, south of Cumberland, MD; organized Oct 17, 1786 from Hampshire County. Name Origin: For Samuel Hardy (1758-85), member of VA house of delegates (1780) and a member of the Continental Congress (1783-85)

Area (sq mi):: 584.48 (land 583.39; water 1.09) Population per square mile: 22.80
Population 2005: 13,287 State rank: 42 Population change: 2000-20005 4.90%; 1990-2000 15.40% Population 2000: 12,669 (White 96.50%; Black or African American 1.90%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 38.90
Income 2000: per capita $15,859; median household $31,846; Population below poverty level: 13.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,159-$21,236
Unemployment (2004): 3.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 26.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 31.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Announcing this on Tuesday, Zhone said that the project, in cooperation with Zhone's partner Goldfield Telecom, will provide both fibre and copper connectivity to the underserved rural mountain communities of Hardy county, West Virginia.
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During January, the patient had spent several nights in a hunting cabin in a rural area of Hardy County, West Virginia. Flying squirrels had infested the cabin every winter for several years; evidence of nesting materials and rodent feces in the attic and wall spaces was visible.