Pleasants County

Pleasants County, West Virginia

301 Court Ln Rm 101
Saint Marys, WV 26170
Phone: (304) 684-7542
Fax: (304) 684-7569

On northwestern border of WV, northeast of Parkersburg; organized Mar 29, 1851 from Ritchie, Tyler, and Wood counties. Name Origin: For James Pleasants, Jr. (1769-1836), U.S. representative from VA (1811-19), U.S. senator (1819-22), and governor (1822-25)

Area (sq mi):: 134.59 (land 130.73; water 3.86) Population per square mile: 56.40
Population 2005: 7,376 State rank: 52 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.80%; 1990-2000 -0.40% Population 2000: 7,514 (White 98.00%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 38.90
Income 2000: per capita $16,920; median household $32,736; Population below poverty level: 13.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,249-$25,255
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.70% Median travel time to work: 24.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 51.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Every year there is a bill drafted in a back room like this one," the Pleasants County Republican said at a meeting of the Senate Finance Committee.
Federal and state agencies spend millions of dollars a year on chemical and biological spray treatments to slow the spread of the insect, whose current infestation includes parts of West Virginia from Pleasants County through Ritchie, Gilmer, Braxton, Nicholas and Greenbrier counties.
Applicant(s) Bank(s) The Citizens Banking Company, Century National Bank and Salineville, Ohio Trust of Rochester, Rochester, Pennsylvania Peoples Bank and Trust Company Winfield Banking Company, of Lincoln County, Winfield, Missouri Troy, Missouri The Pleasants County Bank, Pleasants County Interim Bank, St.
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In March, Dominion began commercial operations at a $125 million electric generation facility in Pleasants County.
is performing start-up testing of its new 344 mega-watt (MW) Pleasants Energy Station located in Belmont, Pleasants County, West Virginia.
Dominion is also developing a 300-megawatt natural gas-fired power station in Pleasants County.
NYSE: AYE), today celebrated the groundbreaking of a unique biomass project at Willow Island Power Station in Pleasants County, W.
Department of Energy (DOE) for a biomass project at its Willow Island Power Station in Pleasants County, W.
As evidence of West Virginia's importance to the combined company, Capps and Davidson noted the joint announcement last May of plans to locate a $100 million to $200 million, gas-fired electric power generation facility in Pleasants County, W.
The two companies are evaluating sites in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania; Muskingum County and Wood County, Ohio; and Pleasants County, West Virginia.
and Consolidated Natural Gas Company announced today that subsidiaries of the two companies are evaluating several sites in Pleasants County, West Virginia, to construct and operate a natural gas-fired electric generating facility.

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