Rappahannock County

Rappahannock County, Virginia

290 Gay St PO Box 519
Washington, VA 22747
Phone: (540) 675-5330
Fax: (540) 675-3698

In north-central VA, west of Arlington; organized Feb 8, 1833 from Culpeper County (not to be confused with Old Rappahannock County, with county seat at Lancaster, organized 1656 from Lancaster County and abolished 1692). Name Origin: For the Rappahannock River

Area (sq mi):: 266.83 (land 266.57; water 0.26) Population per square mile: 27.30
Population 2005: 7,271 State rank: 120 Population change: 2000-20005 4.10%; 1990-2000 5.50% Population 2000: 6,983 (White 91.80%; Black or African American 5.40%; Hispanic or Latino 1.30%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 3.20%. Median age: 42.60
Income 2000: per capita $23,863; median household $45,943; Population below poverty level: 7.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,459-$30,423
Unemployment (2004): 2.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 38.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 56.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Counties USA: A Directory of United States Counties, 3rd Edition. © 2006 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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His legislative district includes Rappahannock County, part of the 20th Judicial Circuit.
Seven of the jurisdictions are already in the process of replacing them - Lee County, Rappahannock County, Russell County and the cities of Norfolk, Portsmouth, Poquoson and Martinsville.
Jackson, who grew up in Rappahannock County, Va., died in 2002, leaving a trove of recordings.
Instead, we were hunting a 700-acre farm in Rappahannock County, Virginia, hardly a well-known waterfowl destination.
RappVoice was started out of frustration with the inadequacy of local news coverage in Rappahannock County, where I've lived since I left daily journalism in the mid-1990's.
Revisiting the material used for the article A Statename Chain (Word Ways, November 1970), it's worth recording that there is a town called Virginia in Washington state (in Kitsap county), and a town called Washington in Virginia state (in Rappahannock county).
Two years ago, James Gannon felt a growing frustration with local news coverage in Rappahannock County, Virginia, a rural area about 70 miles southwest of Washington, D.C.
29 of colon cancer at his farm in Rappahannock County, Va.
Pals of the pair posted messages of tribute on the net describing Hilscher, from Rappahannock County, Virginia, as a vibrant, engaging girl.
Asked by a sheriff's deputy of Peter Kreyling, whom residents of Grand View Avenue in Rappahannock County, Virginia, spied riding a Harley Davidson buck-naked, but for a pair of boots.
Organic farming practices are going high-tech and getting organized--at least, that's the case in Rappahannock County, Virginia.

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