Mathews County

Mathews County, Virginia

PO Box 463
Mathews, VA 23109
Phone: (804) 725-2550
Fax: (804) 725-7456

On the southeastern border of VA, on the western shore of Chesapeake Bay; organized 1791 from Gloucester County. Name Origin: For Thomas Mathews, American Revolutionary general and patriot

Area (sq mi):: 251.96 (land 85.68; water 166.28) Population per square mile: 107.30
Population 2005: 9,194 State rank: 117 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.10%; 1990-2000 10.30% Population 2000: 9,207 (White 86.80%; Black or African American 11.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 2.20%. Median age: 46.20
Income 2000: per capita $23,610; median household $43,222; Population below poverty level: 6.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $30,511-$35,117
Unemployment (2004): 3.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 45.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 60.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Description : Sealed bids are invited for the construction of site improvements at the Town Point Boat Landing Site in the Mathews County, VA.
Photos that Fawley saved on one of his many computers led police to Behl's shallow grave, a spot near a lake in Mathews County.
The Bay School Cultural Arts Center is o onprofit, arts educational organization located in rural Mathews County, Virginia.
The Newport News-Hampton RMA; the Cities of Newport News, Hampton, Poquoson, and Williamsburg; the non-RMA portion of James City County; and Mathews County.
I am a fifteen-year-old dancer in Mathews County, VA, a very small place on the Chesapeake Bay, about fifty miles from any cities worth mentioning.
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has proposed a project in the Mathews Courthouse area of Mathews County to reduce flooding issues.
June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a continuing effort to provide the best wireless service for local residents in Virginia, Verizon Wireless has completed work that increases the 3G data handling capacity of its network in Mathews County.
Mathews Memorial Library supports a thriving community in rural Mathews County, Virginia.