New Kent County

New Kent County, Virginia

PO Box 98
New Kent, VA 23124
Phone: (804) 966-9520
Fax: (804) 966-9528

In east-central VA, east of Richmond; organized Nov 20, 1654 from York County. Name Origin: For Kent, England

Area (sq mi):: 223.48 (land 209.55; water 13.93) Population per square mile: 76.90
Population 2005: 16,107 State rank: 91 Population change: 2000-20005 19.60%; 1990-2000 28.90% Population 2000: 13,462 (White 79.70%; Black or African American 16.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.30%; Asian 0.50%; Other 3.00%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 38.40
Income 2000: per capita $22,893; median household $53,595; Population below poverty level: 4.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,341-$29,280
Unemployment (2004): 3.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 34.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 80.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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A 2-megawatt battery at a substation in New Kent County serving a 20 megawatt solar facility will show how batteries can help manage voltage and loading issues caused by reverse energy flow, to maintain grid stability.
REYNOLDS (University of Maryland University College) was elected vice president and president-elect of the New Kent Chamber of Commerce and first executive chairman of the New Kent County Republican Committee.
Since opening its doors in August 2014, eWaste Tech has conducted e-waste recycling drives in partnership with the Central Virginia Waste Management Authority ( for the City of Richmond, Hanover County, New Kent County, and Powhatan County.
In 1759, George Washington and Martha Dandridge Custis were married in New Kent County, Virginia.
Cantor also did himself no favors by supporting a 2010 redistricting in which Virginia's Legislature removed some heavily Democratic precincts in the Richmond area from Cantor's district and adding a heavily Republican swath of New Kent County, east of the state capital.
US broadband communications and entertainment company Cox Communications said on Friday that it is providing free Internet and phone services for residents of New Kent County and surrounding areas that have been hit by Hurricane Irene.
Additionally, Aqua Virginia Inc acquired the water system assets of the Brookwood Manor public water system in New Kent County for USD50,000 as well as the Cedarbrooke Subdivision public water system in Culpeper County for USD50,000.
Abstract In 1965, New Kent County, located just east of Richmond, Virginia, became the setting for the one of the most important school desegregation cases since Brown v.
Watkins School: From Freedom of Choice to Integration." The lesson features the two schools in New Kent County, Va., that were the subject of the 1968 U.S.
Watkins School, New Kent County, Virginia, are associated with the most significant public school desegregation case the Supreme Court decided after "Brown v.
Neighbours said they heard the father of Joseph Lewis Martinez screaming shortly before sheriff's deputies arrived at the house in a rural community in New Kent County.