Mingo County

Mingo County, West Virginia

PO Box 1197
Williamson, WV 25661
Phone: (304) 235-0381
Fax: (304) 235-0365

On southwestern border of WV, southeast of Huntington; organized Jan 30, 1895 from Logan County. Name Origin: For the Indian tribe of Iroquoian linguistic stock. The name derives from Algonquian Mingwe, probably 'stealthy, treacherous.'

Area (sq mi):: 423.64 (land 422.61; water 1.03) Population per square mile: 64.40
Population 2005: 27,210 State rank: 22 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.70%; 1990-2000 -16.30% Population 2000: 28,253 (White 96.00%; Black or African American 2.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 37.20
Income 2000: per capita $12,445; median household $21,347; Population below poverty level: 29.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,381-$20,344
Unemployment (2004): 7.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 29.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 37.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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$158,266 East Fork Volunteer Fire Department (Mingo County)
Major organization : MINGO COUNTY REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
$1,392,480 Mingo County Redevelopment Authority and Mingo County Public Service District: to fund construction of a waterline to provide water services to the new Twisted Gun Gap development and the Hatfield-McCoy trail system in Mingo County, West Virginia.
Major organization : MINGO COUNTY HOUSING AUTHORITY
for hotspots at the center and at the Mingo County Courthouse.
Last year, I visited Williamson Health and Wellness Center in Mingo County and learned how they are using commonsense approaches to better the health and well-being of those living in rural West Virginia.
Opening day is in sight for an 18-hole golf course built on a reclaimed mountaintop mine site in Mingo County, W.Va., at a cost of about $30 million.
Secretary of State Mac Warner is proud to announce that students from Mingo County have been selected as Honorary Secretaries of State for their efforts to register their classmates to vote.
Others with smaller fines include Mate Creek Loading of Mingo County and Okemo Corp.
1 (Boone County); Marrowbone Development, East Development (Mingo County); North American Drillers, Contractor (Monongalia County); Performance Coal Co., UBBMC Montcoal Eagle (Raleigh County); Pritchard Mining Co., Lens Creek No.
Marrowbone's operations in Mingo County, W.Va., include the North Marrowbone Creek, Morris Way Lovins and East Dingess Tunnel underground mines, the Triad surface mine and the Tug Valley prep plant.
Mingo County Circuit Judge Michael Thornsbury upheld the ruling of the State Surface Mine Board, to which the company had appealed after the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) had taken action, the first under a 1992 federal law giving mining companies 90 days to repair or replace residential water supplies damaged by mining.