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Louisa County, Virginia

1 Woolfolk Ave
Louisa, VA 23093
Phone: (540) 967-0401
Fax: (540) 967-3411
www.louisacounty.com

In east-central VA, east of Charlottesville; organized May 6, 1742 from Hanover County. Name Origin: For Louisa, queen of Denmark (1724-51), daughter of George II (1683-1760) of England

Area (sq mi):: 510.79 (land 497.14; water 13.65) Population per square mile: 60.40
Population 2005: 30,020 State rank: 57 Population change: 2000-20005 17.10%; 1990-2000 26.10% Population 2000: 25,627 (White 76.20%; Black or African American 21.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 38.80
Income 2000: per capita $19,479; median household $39,402; Population below poverty level: 10.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,657-$27,491
Unemployment (2004): 3.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.90% Median travel time to work: 36.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 63.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Louisa County, Iowa

117 S Main St
Wapello, IA 52653
Phone: (319) 523-4541
Fax: (319) 523-4542
www.louisacountyiowa.org

On southeastern border of IA, north of Burlington; established Dec 7, 1836 (prior to statehood) from Des Moines County. Name Origin: For Louisa Massey, pioneer heroine who shot and wounded her brother's murderer. Some sources claim Louisa, queen of Denmark (1724-51), youngest daughter of George II of England

Area (sq mi):: 417.64 (land 401.92; water 15.73) Population per square mile: 29.50
Population 2005: 11,842 State rank: 66 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.80%; 1990-2000 5.10% Population 2000: 12,183 (White 86.40%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 12.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 5.70%). Foreign born: 6.80%. Median age: 35.90
Income 2000: per capita $17,644; median household $39,086; Population below poverty level: 9.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,284-$24,590
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 23.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 53.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Table 1--Captures, recaptures, and estimated size of the population of yellow mud turtles (Kinosternon flavescens) using the west side of Beatty's Pond, Big Sand Mound Nature Preserve, Louisa County, Iowa, 1988-2009.
On January 10, the closing day of the Iowa pheasant season, Will Tremont, an avid bird hunter from Wanconda, Illinois, was set to hunt his Uncle Lewie's farm in Louisa County, Iowa.