Westmoreland County

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Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania

2 N Main St Courthouse Sq Suite 101
Greensburg, PA 15601
Phone: (724) 830-3100
Fax: (724) 830-3029

In southwestern PA, east of Pittsburgh; organized Feb 26, 1773 (prior to statehood) from Bedford County. Name Origin: For the former county of Westmorland in northwest England, with spelling change

Area (sq mi):: 1036.34 (land 1025.48; water 10.86) Population per square mile: 358.50
Population 2005: 367,635 State rank: 10 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.60%; 1990-2000 -0.10% Population 2000: 369,993 (White 96.20%; Black or African American 2.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.50%; Other 0.80%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 41.30
Income 2000: per capita $19,674; median household $37,106; Population below poverty level: 8.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,906-$28,803
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 25.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Murrysville (19,407)
  • Greensburg County seat (15,579)
  • New Kensington (14,245)
  • Lower Burrell (12,521)
  • Jeannette (10,309)

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    Westmoreland County, Virginia

    PO Box 1000
    Montross, VA 22520
    Phone: (804) 493-0130
    Fax: (804) 493-0134

    On the central eastern coast of VA, along the west bank of the Potomac River; organized Jul 5, 1653 from Northumberland County. Name Origin: For the county in England

    Area (sq mi):: 252.64 (land 229.18; water 23.46) Population per square mile: 75.20
    Population 2005: 17,227 State rank: 86 Population change: 2000-20005 3.00%; 1990-2000 8.00% Population 2000: 16,718 (White 64.10%; Black or African American 30.90%; Hispanic or Latino 3.50%; Asian 0.40%; Other 3.30%). Foreign born: 3.10%. Median age: 42.80
    Income 2000: per capita $19,473; median household $35,797; Population below poverty level: 14.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,136-$24,832
    Unemployment (2004): 4.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.70% Median travel time to work: 37.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 59.10%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    References in classic literature ?
    In the next place, we were full a hundred miles up Potomac River, in a part which they call Westmoreland County, and as that river is by far the greatest in Virginia, and I have heard say it is the greatest river in the world that falls into another river, and not directly into the sea, so we had base weather in it, and were frequently in great danger; for though we were in the middle, we could not see land on either side for many leagues together.
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    30 Redevelopment Project in Jeannette from the Westmoreland County Land Bank for $2.1 million.
    Target: Two solar development projects, totaling approximately 46MWp/34MWac, in Henrico County and Westmoreland County, Virginia
    CNX Resources released the following statement regarding its Shaw 1G Utica shale well in Washington Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania: "Over the weekend, we commenced efforts to remediate the Shaw 1G well in order to arrest the subsurface flow of gas.
    The facility is situated near Smithton in South Huntingdon Township, Westmoreland County and can generate enough power for around 940,000 homes in the PJM Interconnection market, which coordinates the delivery of reliable power in all or parts of 13 eastern states, including Pennsylvania, and the District of Columbia.
    Greensburg, PA, March 14, 2018 --(PR.com)-- CyberCrunch, a certified, full-service data destruction and e-waste recycler servicing company is extending their goodwill to Westmoreland County residents.
    Westmoreland County Community College (Pa.) has been awarded a $2.25 million Title III Strengthening Institutions Grant by the U.S.
    PHMSA said the other lines in Salem Township, Westmoreland County, "potentially have been damaged or adversely affected" by the April 29 blast.
    Westmoreland County District Attorney John Peck tells the Pittsburgh Tribune Review that the photo ''was a key piece of evidence that led investigators to the defendant.''
    LCT Energy LP, a subsidiary of Armagh, Pennsylvania-based Robindale Energy & Associated Cos., is developing a new underground metallurgical coal mine in Pennsylvania's Westmoreland County.
    The boy has been charged with four counts of attempted homicide, 21 counts of aggravated assault and one count of possessing a prohibited weapon on school property, according to a criminal complaint released by the Westmoreland County District Attorney's office.

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