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Northumberland County, Virginia

PO Box 217
Heathsville, VA 22473
Phone: (804) 580-3700
Fax: (804) 580-2261

On central eastern coast of VA, on Chesapeake Bay; organized Oct 12, 1648 from Chicacoun Indian District. Name Origin: For the county in England, former home of many early settlers

Area (sq mi):: 285.67 (land 192.30; water 93.36) Population per square mile: 66.90
Population 2005: 12,874 State rank: 104 Population change: 2000-20005 5.00%; 1990-2000 16.50% Population 2000: 12,259 (White 71.80%; Black or African American 26.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 50.10
Income 2000: per capita $22,917; median household $38,129; Population below poverty level: 12.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,596-$27,511
Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.30% Median travel time to work: 28.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 53.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Northumberland County, Pennsylvania

201 Market St Rt 7
Sunbury, PA 17801
Phone: (570) 988-4151

In central PA, southeast of Williamsport; organized Mar 21, 1772 from Lancaster, Bedford, Berks, Northampton, and Cumberland counties. Name Origin: For the county of Northumberland in England

Area (sq mi):: 477.38 (land 459.91; water 17.47) Population per square mile: 201.40
Population 2005: 92,610 State rank: 33 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.10%; 1990-2000 -2.30% Population 2000: 94,556 (White 96.60%; Black or African American 1.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 40.80
Income 2000: per capita $16,489; median household $31,314; Population below poverty level: 11.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,388-$25,002
Unemployment (2004): 6.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 23.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 42.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Sunbury County seat (10,171)

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    Mr Stewart became the first ever chief executive to lead Northumberland County Council as a unitary authority, after being appointed in 2008 to oversee the council's transformation into a single-tier organisation.
    The contracting authority is seeking to appoint a contractor, or contractors, for the maintenance of all strategic and non-strategic highway verges throughout the northumberland county council highway network.
    Northumberland County Council's regeneration arm, Arch, has been subject to an internal strategic review for the last five months.
    Now Northumberland county FA will use barriers - wooden stakes joined with ribbon - to try and solve the problem in a pilot scheme.
    Northumberland county council (ncc) has a requirement to support homeless people in northumberland and wishes invite tenders from potential providers for the delivery of homeless accommodation support services to meet this need.
    Cath Homer, cabinet member for culture, arts and leisure at Northumberland County Council, said: "This is a fantastic acquisition for Northumberland Archives.
    IT seems that Northumberland County Council cannot run their own area when a separate committee can overrule their decision over who can do what.
    Northumberland county council is looking to establish a single supplier framework agreement to provide a library management system.
    The Northumberland County Show will be held at Bywell Hall, near Stocksfield on May 29, with previous events having attracted more than 26,000 visitors to its mix of agricultural competitions and rural-themed entertainment.
    Staff from across Northumberland County Council shared photographs and tweets throughout the day using the hashtag #OurDay as part of a national campaign.

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