Rockingham County


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Rockingham County, New Hampshire

PO Box 1258
Kingston, NH 03848
Phone: (603) 642-5256
www.co.rockingham.nh.us

On southeastern border of NH, southeast of Concord; original county, organized Apr 29, 1769. Name Origin: For Charles Watson-Wentworth, Marquis of Rockingham (1730-82), British statesman, prime minister, and cousin of the NH Wentworths, largely responsible for repeal of the Stamp Act

Area (sq mi):: 793.96 (land 694.96; water 99.00) Population per square mile: 424.60
Population 2005: 295,076 State rank: 2 Population change: 2000-20005 6.40%; 1990-2000 12.80% Population 2000: 277,359 (White 96.10%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 1.10%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 3.70%. Median age: 37.20
Income 2000: per capita $26,656; median household $58,150; Population below poverty level: 4.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $38,478-$40,103
Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 28.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 47.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Portsmouth (20,786)

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    Rockingham County, Virginia

    Court Sq
    Harrisonburg, VA 22801
    Phone: (540) 564-3000
    Fax: (540) 564-3127
    www.co.rockingham.va.us

    On the northwestern border of VA, northwest of Charlottesville; organized Mar 1, 1778 from Augusta County. Name Origin: For Charles Watson Wentworth (1730-82), 2nd Marquess of Rockingham, prime minister of England who was largely responsible for the repeal of the Stamp Act

    Area (sq mi):: 853.29 (land 851.15; water 2.14) Population per square mile: 83.70
    Population 2005: 71,251 State rank: 23 Population change: 2000-20005 5.20%; 1990-2000 17.80% Population 2000: 67,725 (White 94.40%; Black or African American 1.40%; Hispanic or Latino 3.30%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 3.30%. Median age: 37.50
    Income 2000: per capita $18,795; median household $40,748; Population below poverty level: 8.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,054-$24,240
    Unemployment (2004): 2.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 22.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 52.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Rockingham County, North Carolina

    PO Box 206
    Wentworth, NC 27375
    Phone: (336) 342-8101
    Fax: (336) 342-8105
    www.co.rockingham.nc.us

    On the central northern border of NC, north of Greensboro; organized Nov 19, 1785 (prior to statehood) from Guilford County. Name Origin: For Charles Watson Wentworth (1730-82), second Marquis of Rockingham, prime minister of England (1765-66; 1782), and supporter of independence for American colonies

    Area (sq mi):: 572.33 (land 566.44; water 5.90) Population per square mile: 163.50
    Population 2005: 92,614 State rank: 27 Population change: 2000-20005 0.70%; 1990-2000 6.80% Population 2000: 91,928 (White 76.20%; Black or African American 19.60%; Hispanic or Latino 3.10%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.80%). Foreign born: 2.70%. Median age: 38.50
    Income 2000: per capita $17,120; median household $33,784; Population below poverty level: 12.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,227-$23,309
    Unemployment (2004): 7.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 26.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 38.70%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Eden (15,754)
  • Reidsville (14,780)

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    If there really is going to be something known as 'The Trump Effect" in NH and across the US of A this year, one bellwether could be in the Rockingham County town of Londonderry.
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    Rea serves on numerous committees and boards for the Harrisonburg Rockingham Chamber of Commerce, James Madison University College of Business, Rotary Club of Rockingham County, United Way of Harrisonburg & Rockingham County, Valley Business Keynote and numerous other organisations.
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    Located in Rockingham County, the state-of-the-art plant has an electric capacity of 620 megawatts (MW).
    Court records say McDonough is scheduled for the plea hearing and sentencing in Rockingham County Superior Court on July 25.
    Energy company Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK) reported on Wednesday the start of the 620 megawatts (MW) Dan River Natural Gas Combined Cycle Station in Rockingham County, Eden, NC.
    Both the birds travelled in a police-escorted motorcade from their birthplace in Rockingham County, Virginia, to Washington and then spent two nights at the swank W Hotel.
    Rodney Dwayne Valentine was released from Rockingham County jail after being behind bars since May 22.
    The Mid-Atlantic Connector expansion project is designed to offer power generation and local distribution customers in Virginia and Maryland, incremental firm transportation capacity from a Transco interconnection with East Tennessee Natural Gas, in Rockingham County.
    Locke, who worked in the Confederate enrolling office in Rockingham County, Virginia, received Circular #7 in January 1864, he was ready to enact its provisions.