Rappahannock County

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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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