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Encyclopedia > King George County, Virginia
King George County, Virginia
Seal of King George County, Virginia
Seal (Detail)
Map of Virginia highlighting King George County
Location in the state of Virginia
Formed 1720
Seat King George
Area
 - Total
 - Water

486 km² (188 mi²)
20 km² (8 mi²) 4.15% 
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

16,803
36/km² 
www.king-george.va.us

King George County is a county located in the state of Virginia. As of 2000, the population is 16,803. Its county seat is located primarily on Courthouse Road. 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. ... 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. ... // Events January 6 - The Committee of Inquiry on the South Sea Bubble publishes its findings February 11 - Sweden and Prussia sign the (2nd Treaty of Stockholm) declaring peace. ... A county seat is an administrative centre for a county. ... This article explains the meaning of area as a physical quantity. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile (symbol sq. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... Originally, in continental Europe, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count. ... 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 Other U.S. States Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Governor Mark R. Warner (D) Official languages English Area 110,862 km² (35th)  - Land 102,642 km²  - Water 8,220 km² (7. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is an administrative centre for a county. ...


This county is NOT a part of the Washington-Baltimore Metropolitan Area. The official U.S. Census Bureau-designated Washington-Baltimore-Northern Virginia, DC-MD-VA-WV Combined Statistical Area. ...


President of the United States James Madison was born in King George County. The President of the United States (often abbreviated POTUS) is the head of state of the United States. ... James Madison (March 16, 1751 – June 28, 1836) was the fourth (1809–1817) President of the United States. ...

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History

King George County was established in 1720 from Richmond County, Virginia. The county is named for King George I of England. While trying to elude Union cavalry, John Wilkes Booth and David Herold crossed into the county from Maryland on April 21, 1865. George I King of Great Britain and Ireland George I (George Ludwig von Guelph-dEste) (28 May 1660–11 June 1727) was Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (Hanover) from 23 January 1698, and King of Great Britain and King of Ireland from 1 August 1714, until his death. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population - Total (mid-2004) - Density Ranked 1st UK 50. ... Union states are shaded blue; light blue states allowed slavery to continue during the War During the American Civil War, the Union was a name used to refer to the United States, the northern states that did not secede. ... Italian cavalry officers practice their horsemanship in 1904 outside Rome. ... John Wilkes Booth John Wilkes Booth (May 10, 1838 – April 26, 1865) was an American actor who is most famous for assassinating Abraham Lincoln. ... David Herold, Washington Navy Yard, 1865 David Herold (16 June 1842 – 7 July 1865) conspired to kill United States President Abraham Lincoln. ... State nickname: Old Line State; Free State Other U.S. States Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Governor Robert L. Ehrlich (R) Official languages English Area 32,160 km² (42nd)  - Land 25,338 km²  - Water 6,968 km² (21%) Population (2000)  - Population 5,296,486 (19th)  - Density 165 /km² (5th) Admission... April 21 is the 111th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (112th in leap years). ... 1865 is a common year starting on Sunday. ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 486 km² (188 mi²). 466 km² (180 mi²) of it is land and 20 km² (8 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 4.15% 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 (symbol sq. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 16,803 people, 6,091 households, and 4,525 families residing in the county. The population density is 36/km² (93/mi²). There are 6,820 housing units at an average density of 15/km² (38/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 77.69% White, 18.73% Black or African American, 0.48% Native American, 1.01% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 0.45% from other races, and 1.57% from two or more races. 1.79% 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 6,091 households out of which 38.00% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.50% are married couples living together, 10.50% have a female householder with no husband present, and 25.70% are non-families. 20.40% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.00% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.70 and the average family size is 3.12. Marriage may be a relationship and bond between individuals (termed spouses -- a male spouse is a husband and a female spouse, a wife) that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the county, the population is spread out with 27.80% under the age of 18, 8.20% from 18 to 24, 31.70% from 25 to 44, 22.70% from 45 to 64, and 9.60% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 101.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 99.40 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $49,882, and the median income for a family is $55,160. Males have a median income of $38,600 versus $26,350 for females. The per capita income for the county is $21,562. 5.60% of the population and 4.40% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 6.10% of those under the age of 18 and 6.40% 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. ...


Localities

Unincorporated Communities

  • Jersey
  • King George
  • Ninde
  • Owens
  • Passapatanzy
  • Port Conway
  • Rollins Fork
  • Sealston
  • Shiloh
  • Weedonville



Dahlgren is a census-designated place located in King George County, Virginia. ... Fairview Beach is a census-designated place located in King George County, Virginia. ... Shiloh is the name of five places in the State of Virginia in the United States of America: Shiloh, King George County, Virginia Shiloh, Pulaski County, Virginia Shiloh, Southampton County, Virginia Shiloh, Stafford County, Virginia Shiloh, Wythe County, Virginia This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other...

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King George County, Virginia - Academic Kids (387 words)
King George County is a county located in the state of Virginia.
In the county, the population is spread out with 27.80% under the age of 18, 8.20% from 18 to 24, 31.70% from 25 to 44, 22.70% from 45 to 64, and 9.60% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $49,882, and the median income for a family is $55,160.
King George County, Virginia at AllExperts (516 words)
King George County was established in 1720 from Richmond County, Virginia.
It is bounded on the north by the Potomac River; across the river is Charles County, Maryland.
It is bounded on the south by Caroline and Essex Counties; on the east by Westmoreland County and on the west by Stafford County.
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