Wythe County

Wythe County, Virginia

340 S 6th St
Wytheville, VA 24382
Phone: (276) 223-6020
Fax: (276) 223-6030

In southwestern VA, southwest of Roanoke; organized May 1, 1790 from Montgomery County. Name Origin: For George Wythe (1726-1806), VA patriot, first law professor in the U.S., member of the House of Burgesses (1758-68), and signer of the Declaration of Independence

Area (sq mi):: 464.62 (land 463.24; water 1.37) Population per square mile: 61.40
Population 2005: 28,421 State rank: 60 Population change: 2000-20005 3.00%; 1990-2000 8.40% Population 2000: 27,599 (White 95.40%; Black or African American 2.90%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 39.40
Income 2000: per capita $17,639; median household $32,235; Population below poverty level: 11.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,229-$21,677
Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -5.10% Median travel time to work: 24.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 30.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The victims were a male and female, Wythe County Sheriff Keith Dunagan said.
Black 27th District General District Wythe County Commonwealths Attorney Gerald E.
In that case, state troopers and agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives found a cache of weapons that included two semi-automatic military style rifles, including one with a bipod and flashlight and one with a bipod and scope, three .45-caliber handguns and several loaded ammunition magazines, Wythe County Deputy Commonwealth Attorney David Saliba said in a telephone interview.
Math with the use of pedometers; Science with leaves changing colors, seasons discussions (migration of animals); History of sites along the trail, for example, in the 200 year old Shot Tower along the trail in Wythe County. In, 1807 the construction was complete after 7 years.
This program was replicated in Wythe County schools with a grant from a local community foundation, the Wythe Bland Foundation.
CASE FACTS: Donna Turpin was employed by Wythe County Community Hospital (Wyeth) as a home hospice nurse.
He added the state medical examiner's office confirmed one person died in Gloucester, where a tornado hit, two died in flash flooding in Waynesboro, and one person died in Wythe County when a tree fell on a mobile home.
Timothy Bess was appointed CEO of 100-bed Wythe County Community Hospital in Wytheville, Va.
This R&D grant has been awarded by the Virginia Tobacco Commission through Wythe County's Joint Industrial Development Authority.
is installing more than two miles of 20-inch ductile iron pipeline that will connect the water systems of Wytheville, VA, and Wythe County. Company officials expect the project to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2006.
The Wythe County sheriff's office did not identify the girls because of their ages.