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Encyclopedia > Nottoway County, Virginia

Nottoway County is a county located in the state of Virginia, USA. As of 2000, the population is 15,725. Its county seat is Nottoway6. Image File history File links Public domain map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin, modified to show counties. ... 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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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 819 km² (316 mi²). 815 km² (315 mi²) of it is land and 4 km² (1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.46% 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 15,725 people, 5,664 households, and 3,885 families residing in the county. The population density is 19/km² (50/mi²). There are 6,373 housing units at an average density of 8/km² (20/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 57.16% White, 40.56% Black or African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.39% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.01% from other races, and 0.72% from two or more races. 1.58% 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 5,664 households out of which 29.90% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.60% are married couples living together, 15.40% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.40% are non-families. 27.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 14.20% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.48 and the average family size is 3.00. Marriage is a relationship and bond between two individuals that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the county, the population is spread out with 22.90% under the age of 18, 8.10% from 18 to 24, 29.30% from 25 to 44, 22.60% from 45 to 64, and 17.10% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 106.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 106.60 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $30,866, and the median income for a family is $39,625. Males have a median income of $28,533 versus $19,718 for females. The per capita income for the county is $15,552. 20.10% of the population and 15.50% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 27.70% of those under the age of 18 and 18.40% 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. ...


Towns

Blackstone is a town located in Nottoway County, Virginia. ... Burkeville is a town located in Nottoway County, Virginia. ... Crewe is a town located in Nottoway County, Virginia. ...

External links

  • Nottoway County's Historical Markers


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Nottoway County, Virginia - definition of Nottoway County, Virginia in Encyclopedia (368 words)
Nottoway County is a county located in the state of Virginia, USA.
In the county, the population is spread out with 22.90% under the age of 18, 8.10% from 18 to 24, 29.30% from 25 to 44, 22.60% from 45 to 64, and 17.10% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $30,866, and the median income for a family is $39,625.
Encyclopedia: Nottoway County, Virginia (3075 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.
The Virginia Peninsula is a peninsula in southeast Virginia, bounded by the York River, James River, Hampton Roads, and Chesapeake Bay.
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