Summers County

Summers County, West Virginia

PO Box 97
Hinton, WV 25951
Phone: (304) 466-7104
Fax: (304) 466-7146

In southern WV, east of Beckley; organized Feb 27, 1871 from Greenbrier, Monroe, and Mercer counties. Name Origin: For George William Summers (1804-68), U.S. representative from VA (1831-45) and judge of VA's eighteenth judicial circuit (1852-58)

Area (sq mi):: 367.72 (land 361.17; water 6.54) Population per square mile: 38.00
Population 2005: 13,740 State rank: 40 Population change: 2000-20005 5.70%; 1990-2000 -8.50% Population 2000: 12,999 (White 96.10%; Black or African American 2.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 43.40
Income 2000: per capita $12,419; median household $21,147; Population below poverty level: 24.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $14,800-$17,325
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 33.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 44.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Justice, advocated for eight BUILD grants this year including the two that were awarded, the New River Parkway in Summers County, Culloden Interchange, U.S.
The rural library system of Summers County, West Virginia, last summer received $35,000 to buy a new bookmobile, in the form of a grant from the US Department of Agriculture's rural development program.
In 1992, when Cleo Mathews was the Democratic Party chair for Summers County, W.Va., the West Virginia state chair asked her to be the state Democratic Party convention chair.
Summers County Commissioner Jack David Woodrum said some residents in his southern county face poor water quality or well contamination from septic systems that empty near or into water systems.
"I came to Summers County right after I completed my residency," he explained.
This network expansion into Mercer County and Tazewell County extends the company's existing footprint west of Summers County and south of Raleigh County, West Virginia.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-2 January 2009-Increased coverage for Verizon customers in Summers County, WV, USA(C)1994-2009 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD
The Beckley, West Virginia, banking market is defined as the Beckley Ranally Metro Area ("RMA") and includes the town of Whitesville in Boone County, the remainder of Raleigh County, Summers County, and the portion of Fayette County that excludes the towns of Montgomery and Smithers.
West Virginia saw 10.85 percent growth in business registrations in a 12-month period, led by Jackson County for a third month in a row, followed again by Summers County, with Berkeley County ranked third.
Verizon said that additional network expansion in Summers County is planned for 2008 and into 2009.
James Monroe High School student Whitney Hunt, and Summers County High School student Kanyon Brogan were selected for this prestigious program.
$24,500 Summers County Commission: Funding will go towards replacing sheriffs office vehicles.