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Encyclopedia > Lunenburg County, Virginia
Lunenburg County, Virginia
Seal of Lunenburg County, Virginia
Seal (Detail)
Map of Virginia highlighting Lunenburg County
Location in the state of Virginia
Formed 1746
Seat Lunenburg
Area
 - Total
 - Water

1,120 km² (432 mi²)
2 km² (1 mi²) 0.16% 
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

13,146
12/km² 
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Lunenburg County is a county located in the state of Virginia. As of 2000, the population is 13,146. Its county seat is Lunenburg6. 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 8 - Bonnie Prince Charlie occupies Stirling April 16 - Battle of Culloden brings an end to the Jacobite Risings October 22 - The College of New Jersey is founded (it becomes Princeton University in 1896) October 28 - An earthquake demolishes Lima and Callao, in Peru Catharine de Ricci (born 1522... 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. ... 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

Lunenburg County was established on May 1, 1746 from Brunswick County. The county is named for the former Duchy of Brunswick-Lunenburg in Germany, because one of the titles also carried by Britain's Hanoverian kings was Duke of Brunswick-Lunenburg. May 1 is the 121st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (122nd in leap years). ... Events January 8 - Bonnie Prince Charlie occupies Stirling April 16 - Battle of Culloden brings an end to the Jacobite Risings October 22 - The College of New Jersey is founded (it becomes Princeton University in 1896) October 28 - An earthquake demolishes Lima and Callao, in Peru Catharine de Ricci (born 1522... Brunswick County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Brunswick-Lüneburg was an historical state within the Holy Roman Empire. ... The House of Hanover (the Hanoverians) were a German royal dynasty which succeeded the House of Stuart as kings of Great Britain in 1714. ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,120 km² (432 mi²). 1,118 km² (432 mi²) of it is land and 2 km² (1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.16% 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 13,146 people, 4,998 households, and 3,383 families residing in the county. The population density is 12/km² (30/mi²). There are 5,736 housing units at an average density of 5/km² (13/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 59.12% White, 38.58% Black or African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.21% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.75% from other races, and 1.14% 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 4,998 households out of which 27.30% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.50% are married couples living together, 13.30% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.30% are non-families. 28.70% of all households are made up of individuals and 14.70% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.39 and the average family size is 2.91. 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 21.30% under the age of 18, 8.00% from 18 to 24, 28.10% from 25 to 44, 25.80% from 45 to 64, and 16.80% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 113.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 115.70 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $27,899, and the median income for a family is $34,302. Males have a median income of $26,496 versus $20,237 for females. The per capita income for the county is $14,951. 20.00% of the population and 14.90% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 27.30% of those under the age of 18 and 22.80% 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


Kenbridge is a town located in Lunenburg County, Virginia. ... Victoria is an incorporated town located in Lunenburg County, Virginia. ...

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Lunenburg County, Virginia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (400 words)
Lunenburg County is a county located in the state of Virginia.
The county is named for the former Duchy of Brunswick-Lunenburg in Germany, because one of the titles also carried by Britain's Hanoverian kings was Duke of Brunswick-Lunenburg.
The median income for a household in the county is $27,899, and the median income for a family is $34,302.
Encyclopedia: Lunenburg County, Virginia (3611 words)
The Eastern Shore of Virginia is on the Atlantic Coast of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
The Tidewater region of Virginia is the southeastern portion of the Commonwealth of Virginia, centered on Hampton Roads.
Virginia Beach is an independent city located in the South Hampton Roads area in the Commonwealth of Virginia, on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
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