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Wyoming County, West Virginia

PO Box 309
Pineville, WV 24874
Phone: (304) 732-8000
Fax: (304) 732-9659

In southern WV, southwest of Beckley; organized Jan 26, 1850 from Logan County. Name Origin: For the Wyoming Valley of PA; the name was popularized by the 1809 Thomas Campbell (1777-1844) poem "Gertrude of Wyoming" about the Indian attack on the Wyoming Valley in 1778

Area (sq mi):: 501.82 (land 500.88; water 0.94) Population per square mile: 48.90
Population 2005: 24,479 State rank: 28 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.80%; 1990-2000 -11.30% Population 2000: 25,708 (White 98.10%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.70%). Foreign born: 0.20%. Median age: 40.10
Income 2000: per capita $14,220; median household $23,932; Population below poverty level: 25.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,572-$19,114
Unemployment (2004): 6.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 35.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 36.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Wyoming County, Pennsylvania

1 Courthouse Sq
Tunkhannock, PA 18657
Phone: (570) 836-3200
Fax: (570) 836-7244
www.pacounties.org/wyoming

In northeastern PA, west of Scranton; organized Apr 4, 1842 from Luzerne County. Name Origin: For the Wyoming Valley, the northern extent of which is in the county

Area (sq mi):: 404.79 (land 397.20; water 7.59) Population per square mile: 70.90
Population 2005: 28,160 State rank: 60 Population change: 2000-20005 0.30%; 1990-2000 0.00% Population 2000: 28,080 (White 97.80%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.30%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 37.80
Income 2000: per capita $17,452; median household $36,365; Population below poverty level: 10.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,798-$24,055
Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 26.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 48.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Wyoming County, New York

143 N Main St
Warsaw, NY 14569
Phone: (585) 786-8810
Fax: (585) 786-3703
www.wyomingco.net

In northwestern NY, southeast of Buffalo, organized May 19, 1841 from Genesee County. Name Origin: From an Indian word maughwauwame 'large meadows,' originally applied to a valley in northeastern PA, but made famous in the popular poem "Gertrude of Wyoming," published in 1809 by British poet Thomas Campbell (1777-1844).

Area (sq mi):: 596.44 (land 592.91; water 3.53) Population per square mile: 72.00
Population 2005: 42,693 State rank: 55 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.70%; 1990-2000 2.20% Population 2000: 43,424 (White 90.60%; Black or African American 5.50%; Hispanic or Latino 2.90%; Asian 0.40%; Other 2.30%). Foreign born: 2.30%. Median age: 36.70
Income 2000: per capita $17,248; median household $39,895; Population below poverty level: 8.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,758-$21,963
Unemployment (2004): 6.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 25.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 45.70%
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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