Surry County

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Surry County, North Carolina

202 Kapp St
Dobson, NC 27017
Phone: (336) 386-3700
Fax: (336) 386-9879
www.co.surry.nc.us

On the northwestern border of NC, northwest of Winston-Salem; organized 1771 (prior to statehood) from Rowan County. Name Origin: For Surrey County in England, home of then-incumbent governor, William Tryon. Possibly influenced by similarity to Saura, the local Indian tribe. Spelling the name without the 'e' seems to have been a common colonial practice.

Area (sq mi):: 537.79 (land 536.52; water 1.27) Population per square mile: 135.30
Population 2005: 72,601 State rank: 35 Population change: 2000-20005 1.90%; 1990-2000 15.40% Population 2000: 71,219 (White 88.00%; Black or African American 4.20%; Hispanic or Latino 6.50%; Asian 0.60%; Other 4.80%). Foreign born: 5.30%. Median age: 38.00
Income 2000: per capita $17,722; median household $33,046; Population below poverty level: 12.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,504-$24,051
Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 25.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 25.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Surry County, Virginia

PO Box 65
Surry, VA 23883
Phone: (757) 294-5271
Fax: (757) 294-5204
www.surrycounty.govoffice2.com

On southeastern coast of VA, on south bank of the James River; organized 1652 from James City County. Name Origin: For Surrey, England; spelling is a clerical error

Area (sq mi):: 310.31 (land 279.09; water 31.22) Population per square mile: 25.10
Population 2005: 7,013 State rank: 122 Population change: 2000-20005 2.70%; 1990-2000 11.10% Population 2000: 6,829 (White 46.40%; Black or African American 51.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 39.40
Income 2000: per capita $16,682; median household $37,558; Population below poverty level: 10.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,243-$22,629
Unemployment (2004): 4.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.40% Median travel time to work: 39.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 70.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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These six facilities are in addition to the two previously announced solar projects in Surry County, Va., Colonial Trail West and Spring Grove 1 which total 240 MW and were recently approved by the Virginia State Corporation Commission.
Oprah's interview with the National Football League (NFL) was supposed to highlight Vick's experience in prison after serving 18 months when implicated in a dogfighting operation in his property in Surry County, Va.
Surry Parks & Recreation Center, Surry County, VA. Info: (757) 654-9301 or (757) 6867-8602.