King George County


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King George County, Virginia

9483 Kings Hwy Suite 3
King George, VA 22485
Phone: (540) 775-3322
Fax: (540) 775-5466
www.king-george.va.us

On the northeastern coast of VA, on west bank of the Potomac River; organized Nov 2, 1720 from Richmond and Westmoreland counties. Name Origin: For King George I of England (1660-1727)

Area (sq mi):: 187.79 (land 180.00; water 7.79) Population per square mile: 114.70
Population 2005: 20,637 State rank: 77 Population change: 2000-20005 22.80%; 1990-2000 24.20% Population 2000: 16,803 (White 76.50%; Black or African American 18.70%; Hispanic or Latino 1.80%; Asian 1.00%; Other 2.70%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 35.10
Income 2000: per capita $21,562; median household $49,882; Population below poverty level: 5.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,877-$30,425
Unemployment (2004): 2.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 31.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 46.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Counties USA: A Directory of United States Counties, 3rd Edition. © 2006 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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--Approximately $20 million special obligation school financing bonds, King George County series 2017.
A task force comprising FBI agents and analysts, Virginia State Police Officers, and Spotsylvania and King George County sheriffs' deputies investigated the case, following up on more than 12,000 leads.
King George County occupies a neck of land bordered by the Rappahannock and Potomac rivers as they flow into the Chesapeake.
Little space was devoted to the past practice, between 2003 and 2008, that reportedly saw the remains end up at the King George County landfill in Virginia.
“The well located property is close to King George County schools and minutes from Dalhgren,” noted Strauss.
Reports that incinerated remains from body parts of military casualties had been routinely sent to the King George County Landfill for years came as a surprise to the county and Waste Management Inc., which has operated the site for the past 15 years.