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Encyclopedia > Campbell County, Virginia
Campbell County, Virginia
Seal of Campbell County, VirginiaSeal (Detail)
Map of Virginia highlighting Campbell County
Location in the state of Virginia
Formed 1782
Seat Rustburg
Area
 - Total
 - Water

1,314 km² (507 mi²)
7 km² (3 mi²) 0.55%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

51,078
39/km² 
Website: www.co.campbell.va.us

Campbell County is a county located in the state of Virginia. As of 2000, the population is 51,078. Its county seat is Rustburg6. The county is named after General William Campbell of the Revolutionary War. Campbell is an alcohol prohibition or dry county. Image File history File links This image depicts a seal, an emblem, a coat of arms or a crest. ... Seal on envelope A seal is an impression printed on, embossed upon, or affixed to a document (or any other object) in order to authenticate it, in lieu of or in addition to a signature. ... Image File history File links Public domain map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin, modified to show counties. ... 1782 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... A county seat is an administrative centre for a county. ... Rustburg is a census-designated place located in Campbell County, Virginia. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ... The United States Census of year 2000, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, together with the District of Columbia and Palmyra Atoll (an uninhabited incorporated unorganized territory), form the United States of America. ... State nickname: Old Dominion Official languages English Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Governor Mark R. Warner (D) Tim Kaine (D-Governor Elect) Senators John Warner (R) George Allen (R) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 35th 110,862 km² 7. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is an administrative centre for a county. ... Rustburg is a census-designated place located in Campbell County, Virginia. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... General is a high military rank, used by nearly every country in the world. ... Combatants American Revolutionaries, France, allies British Empire, allies Commanders George Washington Comte de Rochambeau Nathanael Greene William Howe Henry Clinton Charles Cornwallis Strength {{{strength1}}} {{{strength2}}} Casualties {{{casualties1}}} {{{casualties2}}} The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), also known as the American War of Independence was the military side of the American Revolution. ... A dry county is a county in the United States whose government forbids the sale of alcoholic beverages. ...

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History

Campbell County was established in 1782 from Bedford County. The county was named for Revolutionary War hero, General William Campbell, who is known for the 1780 Battle of King's Mountain. 1782 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Bedford County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. ... Combatants American Revolutionaries, France, allies British Empire, allies Commanders George Washington Comte de Rochambeau Nathanael Greene William Howe Henry Clinton Charles Cornwallis Strength {{{strength1}}} {{{strength2}}} Casualties {{{casualties1}}} {{{casualties2}}} The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), also known as the American War of Independence was the military side of the American Revolution. ... General is a high military rank, used by nearly every country in the world. ... 1780 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... The Battle of Kings Mountain was a fight in the Southern Campaign of the American Revolutionary War, fought on October 7, 1780. ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,314 km² (507 mi²). 1,307 km² (504 mi²) of it is land and 7 km² (3 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.55% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 51,078 people, 20,639 households, and 14,694 families residing in the county. The population density is 39/km² (101/mi²). There are 22,088 housing units at an average density of 17/km² (44/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 83.24% White, 14.71% Black or African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.62% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.33% from other races, and 0.90% from two or more races. 0.83% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 20,639 households out of which 30.80% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.00% are married couples living together, 11.40% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.80% are non-families. 24.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.80% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.45 and the average family size is 2.91. Marriage is a relationship between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. ...


In the county, the population is spread out with 24.00% under the age of 18, 7.70% from 18 to 24, 29.30% from 25 to 44, 25.60% from 45 to 64, and 13.50% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 95.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.30 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $37,280, and the median income for a family is $42,901. Males have a median income of $32,108 versus $22,286 for females. The per capita income for the county is $18,134. 10.60% of the population and 7.90% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 14.10% of those under the age of 18 and 10.90% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Towns


Altavista is a town located in Campbell County, Virginia. ... Brookneal is a town located in Campbell County, Virginia. ... Rustburg is a census-designated place located in Campbell County, Virginia. ... Timberlake is a census-designated place located in Campbell County, Virginia. ...

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Campbell County, Virginia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (425 words)
Campbell County was established in 1782 from Bedford County.
The county was named for Revolutionary War hero, General William Campbell, who is known for the 1780 Battle of King's Mountain.
In the county, the population was spread out with 24.00% under the age of 18, 7.70% from 18 to 24, 29.30% from 25 to 44, 25.60% from 45 to 64, and 13.50% who were 65 years of age or older.
Campbell County, Virginia - definition of Campbell County, Virginia in Encyclopedia (367 words)
Campbell County is a county located in the state of Virginia.
In the county, the population is spread out with 24.00% under the age of 18, 7.70% from 18 to 24, 29.30% from 25 to 44, 25.60% from 45 to 64, and 13.50% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $37,280, and the median income for a family is $42,901.
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