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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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.
Joseph Troisi, a 47-year-old judge on the Pleasants County, W.
In March, Dominion began commercial operations at a $125 million electric generation facility in Pleasants County.
the 313-MW Pleasants Energy plant in Pleasants County, W.
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.
is performing start-up testing of its new 344 mega-watt (MW) Pleasants Energy Station located in Belmont, Pleasants County, West Virginia.
The project includes: -- Nine planned units totaling approximately 7,000 horsepower to be installed over the next three years in Harrison, Doddridge, Lewis, Gilmer and Kanawha counties -- A 10 million cubic feet per day processing plant in Pleasants County -- A 40 million cubic feet per day processing plant in Lewis County -- A 60,000 gallon per day expansion of the Hastings Extraction Plant in Wetzel County
Dominion is also developing a 300-megawatt natural gas-fired power station in Pleasants County.
s (POT) $21 million 1994 Series C Pleasants County, WV Pollution Control Bonds, expected to be issued in June 1994, are rated "A+" by Fitch.
Proceeds will be used to retire a like amount of outstanding Pleasants County 1978 Series B bonds, 6.
Fitch expects the bonds will be issued in June by the County Commission of Pleasants County, WV, with proceeds used to retire the 1979 Series B being called for redemption.

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