Spotsylvania County

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Spotsylvania County, Virginia

1905 Courthouse Rd
Spotsylvania, VA 22553
Phone: (540) 582-7010
Fax: (540) 582-9308

In east-central VA, north of Richmond; organized 1721 from Essex, King William, and King and Queen counties. Name Origin: For Alexander Spotswood (1676-1740), lieutenant governor of the colony of VA (1710-22). Name is a combination of Spotswood and sylvania 'woodlands,' a play on the surname.

Area (sq mi):: 412.27 (land 400.86; water 11.41) Population per square mile: 290.70
Population 2005: 116,549 State rank: 15 Population change: 2000-20005 28.90%; 1990-2000 57.50% Population 2000: 90,395 (White 81.40%; Black or African American 12.50%; Hispanic or Latino 2.80%; Asian 1.40%; Other 3.20%). Foreign born: 3.20%. Median age: 34.30
Income 2000: per capita $22,536; median household $57,525; Population below poverty level: 4.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,359-$30,493
Unemployment (2004): 2.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 37.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 63.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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