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Encyclopedia > Fluvanna County, Virginia
Fluvanna County, VA
Founded 1777
State Virginia
County Seat Palmyra
http://www.co.fluvanna.va.us/

Fluvanna County is a county located in the state of Virginia. As of 2000, the population is 20,047. Its county seat is Palmyra6. Image File history File links File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links Public domain map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin, modified to show counties. ... 1777 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... State nickname: Old Dominion Other U.S. States Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Governor Mark R. Warner Official languages English Area 110,862 km² (35th)  - Land 102,642 km²  - Water 8,220 km² (7. ... Originally, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count (in Great Britain, an earl, though the original earldoms covered larger areas) by reason of that office. ... A U.S. state is any one of the 50 states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, together with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... State nickname: Old Dominion Other U.S. States Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Governor Mark R. Warner Official languages English Area 110,862 km² (35th)  - Land 102,642 km²  - Water 8,220 km² (7. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A county seat is a town which is the capital of a county. ... Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} 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. ...

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History

Fluvanna County was established in 1777 from Albemarle County. The county is named for the Fluvanna River. 1777 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed Seat Charlottesville Area  - Total  - Water 1,881 km² (726 mi²) 9 km² (4 mi²) 0. ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 752 km² (290 mi²). 744 km² (287 mi²) of it is land and 7 km² (3 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.98% 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. ... This article is about the unit of measure. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 20,047 people, 7,387 households, and 5,702 families residing in the county. The population density is 27/km² (70/mi²). There are 8,018 housing units at an average density of 11/km² (28/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 79.44% White, 18.41% Black or African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.38% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.29% from other races, and 1.25% from two or more races. 1.17% 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). ... Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} 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. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 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 7,387 households out of which 32.50% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.60% are married couples living together, 9.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 22.80% are non-families. 18.80% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.00% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.59 and the average family size is 2.93. Marriage is a relationship and bond between individuals that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the county, the population is spread out with 23.60% under the age of 18, 6.40% from 18 to 24, 31.70% from 25 to 44, 24.40% from 45 to 64, and 14.00% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 86.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 82.20 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $46,372, and the median income for a family is $51,141. Males have a median income of $32,346 versus $24,774 for females. The per capita income for the county is $20,338. 5.90% of the population and 3.90% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 5.60% of those under the age of 18 and 7.30% 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 number of people. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Towns

Lake Monticello is a census-designated place located in Fluvanna County, Virginia. ...

External Links

  • Fluvanna County's Historical Markers


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