Mecklenburg County


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Mecklenburg County, Virginia

393 Washington St
Boydton, VA 23917
Phone: (434) 738-6191
Fax: (434) 738-6861
www.mecklenburgva.com

On the central southern border of VA, southwest of Richmond; organized Mar 1, 1765 from Lunenburg County. Name Origin: For Charlotte Sophia, Princess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744-1818), wife of George III (1738-1820) of England

Area (sq mi):: 679.29 (land 623.93; water 55.36) Population per square mile: 52.10
Population 2005: 32,529 State rank: 53 Population change: 2000-20005 0.50%; 1990-2000 10.70% Population 2000: 32,380 (White 58.70%; Black or African American 39.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 40.90
Income 2000: per capita $17,171; median household $31,380; Population below poverty level: 15.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,468-$22,052
Unemployment (2004): 6.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.50% Median travel time to work: 25.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 23.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

600 E 4th St 11th Fl Charlotte-Mecklenburg Govt Center
Charlotte, NC 28202
Phone: (704) 336-2472
Fax: (704) 336-5887
www.co.mecklenburg.nc.us

On the central southern border of NC, east of Gastonia; organized Nov 3, 1762 (prior to statehood) from Anson County. Name Origin: For Mecklenburg-Strelitz, home of Princess Charlotte Sophia (1744-1818), wife of King George III (1738-1820) of England

Area (sq mi):: 546.22 (land 526.28; water 19.94) Population per square mile: 1513.20
Population 2005: 796,372 State rank: 1 Population change: 2000-20005 14.50%; 1990-2000 36.00% Population 2000: 695,454 (White 61.10%; Black or African American 27.90%; Hispanic or Latino 6.50%; Asian 3.10%; Other 4.90%). Foreign born: 9.80%. Median age: 33.10
Income 2000: per capita $27,352; median household $50,579; Population below poverty level: 9.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $37,274-$38,376
Unemployment (2004): 5.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 26.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Charlotte County seat (594,359)
  • Huntersville (34,332)
  • Cornelius (17,875)
  • Mint Hill (17,480)

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    Highlights include: Mecklenburg County received $5.68 billion in domestic travelers expenditures to lead all of North Carolinas 100 counties.
    Griffin Industrial Realty announced that it closed on the purchases of two adjoining parcels of undeveloped land aggregating approximately 44 acres in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, located in the greater Charlotte area.
    M2 EQUITYBITES-April 10, 2019-SunTrust, SunTrust Foundation commit USD 15m to support affordable housing development in Mecklenburg County
    BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-April 10, 2019-SunTrust, SunTrust Foundation commit USD 15m to support affordable housing development in Mecklenburg County
    12, APHA and partners announced that Village HeartBEAT, an initiative of the Mecklenburg County Health Department, had won the Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge for communities with populations over 250,000.
    Some other troubling numbers: Mecklenburg County's overall infant mortality rate in 2016 was 7.0 per 1,000 births -- up from 6.2 in 2013 and 6.3 in 2014.
    The incident took place when the reporters were waiting for Harris outside of a Mecklenburg County GOP meeting.
    Earlier this year, the Mecklenburg County Health Department warned that anyone who ate at the Hardee's on Little Rock Road in Charlotte between June 13 and June 23 should get a Hepatitis A vaccine.
    Iredell County is located in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, immediately north of Mecklenburg County. With an estimated 2017 population of 175,711, the county's population has grown by over 10% since 2010.
    On June 4, 2018, the Mecklenburg County Community Resource Center (CRC) opened to provide integrated health and human services (H/HS) to county residents.
    The Charlotte metropolitan area is centered around Mecklenburg County (in which the city of Charlotte is located) and includes several nearby counties in North Carolina and South Carolina.
    A pair of contracts awarded by the Department of Transportation will bring improvements to 65 miles of state roads in Mecklenburg and Union counties.<br />A $6 million contract includes milling, resurfacing, and shoulder reconstruction of 22 miles in Mecklenburg County, including sections of N.C.

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