Tazewell County

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Tazewell County, Illinois

11 S 4th St
Pekin, IL 61554
Phone: (309) 477-2264
Fax: (309) 477-2244
www.tazewell.com

In central IL, south of Peoria; organized Jan 31, 1827 from Fayette County. Name Origin: For Littleton Waller Tazewell (1774-1860), VA legislator, U.S. senator (1824-32), and governor (1834-36)

Area (sq mi):: 657.89 (land 648.86; water 9.03) Population per square mile: 200.30
Population 2005: 129,999 State rank: 15 Population change: 2000-20005 1.20%; 1990-2000 3.90% Population 2000: 128,485 (White 96.70%; Black or African American 0.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.50%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 38.10
Income 2000: per capita $21,511; median household $45,250; Population below poverty level: 6.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,246-$29,584
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 20.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 44.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Pekin County seat (33,286)
  • East Peoria (22,502)
  • Morton (15,599)
  • Washington (12,394)

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    Tazewell County, Virginia

    PO Box 968
    Tazewell, VA 24651
    Phone: (276) 988-1222
    Fax: (276) 988-7501
    www.tazewellcounty.org

    On the southwestern border of VA, northeast of Bristol, TN; organized 1800 from Russell and Wythe counties. Name Origin: For Henry Tazewell (1753-99), VA legislator, chief justice (1785-93), and U.S. senator (1794-99)

    Area (sq mi):: 519.89 (land 519.74; water 0.15) Population per square mile: 86.20
    Population 2005: 44,795 State rank: 37 Population change: 2000-20005 0.40%; 1990-2000 -3.00% Population 2000: 44,598 (White 95.80%; Black or African American 2.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.60%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 40.70
    Income 2000: per capita $15,282; median household $27,304; Population below poverty level: 15.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,326-$22,353
    Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 26.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 31.90%
    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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    In 1999 a population of Chrosomus was discovered in Mudlick Creek in Tazewell County, Virginia, a tributary to the Clinch River.
    US wireless communications company Verizon Wireless announced on Thursday that its 4G LTE (Long Term Evolution) network will be available in Mercer County, West Virginia, and Tazewell County, Virginia, when it launches on 18 October 2012.
    Other new champs in the 300-400 point range include such familiar trees as California black oak (392 points, Tuolumne County, California), southern magnolia (358 points, Sussex County, Virginia), balsam poplar (341 points, Cheshire County, New Hampshire), and black cherry (338 points, Tazewell County, Virginia).
    Tazewell County, Virginia. See crafters demonstrate traditional mountain crafts: spinning, rug hooking, weaving, natural dyeing, soapmaking, woodworking, blacksmithing, mountain dulcimers, quilting, apple pressing for cider and lots more.
    After graduation, he worked for nine years as a welder and manufacturing supervisor then returned to the classroom as a teacher of welding in 1978 in Tazewell County, Virginia. In 1987, Lawrence moved to the Virginia Department of Education where he served as state director for the Commonwealth of Virginia.