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Encyclopedia > Richlands, Virginia
Richlands, VA
Founded 1892
State Virginia
County Tazewell
Mayor Ken Wysor
http://www.town.richlands.va.us


Richlands is a town located in Tazewell County, Virginia. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 4,144. It is part of the Bluefield WV-VA micropolitan area which has a population of 107,578. 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 VAMap-doton-Richlands. ... 1892 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 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. ... Tazewell County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Tazewell County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... In 2003, the United States government, through the Census Bureau and the Office of Management and Budget, recognized a new community classification called the micropolitan area. ...


Geography

Richlands is located at 37°5'40" North, 81°48'22" West (37.094444, -81.806060)1. 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. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 6.9 km² (2.7 mi²). 6.9 km² (2.7 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with 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 4,144 people, 1,882 households, and 1,223 families residing in the town. The population density is 603.8/km² (1,565.7/mi²). There are 2,137 housing units at an average density of 311.4/km² (807.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 98.75% White, 0.05% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.51% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.19% from other races, and 0.39% from two or more races. 0.34% 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. ...


There are 1,882 households out of which 25.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.7% are married couples living together, 12.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 35.0% are non-families. 32.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 15.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.20 and the average family size is 2.76. Marriage is a legal, social, and religious relationship between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. ...


In the town the population is spread out with 20.1% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 25.4% from 45 to 64, and 18.5% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 41 years. For every 100 females there are 81.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 79.0 males.


The median income for a household in the town is $23,712, and the median income for a family is $30,257. Males have a median income of $30,682 versus $18,670 for females. The per capita income for the town is $15,548. 17.8% of the population and 13.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 24.1% of those under the age of 18 and 16.9% 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. ...

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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. ... File links The following pages link to this file: Alexandria, Virginia Virginia Wikipedia talk:WikiProject U.S. states Frederick County, Virginia Richmond, Virginia Norfolk, Virginia Montgomery County, Virginia Bedford, Virginia Roanoke, Virginia Hopewell, Virginia Greene County, Virginia Gloucester County, Virginia York County, Virginia Wythe County, Virginia Wise County, Virginia Westmoreland... Appomattox Basin is a region of Virginia, United States. ... The official U.S. Census Bureau-designated Washington-Baltimore-Northern Virginia, DC-MD-VA-WV Combined Statistical Area. ... The Eastern Shore of Virginia is on the Atlantic Coast of the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... Hampton Roads, from state map of pre-civil war Virginia circa 1858 Hampton Roads is the name of both a body of water and the land areas which surround it in southeastern Virginia in the United States. ... The Middle Peninsula is, as its name implies, the middle of three peninsulas on the western shore of Chesapeake Bay in Virginia. ... The Northern Neck is the northernmost of three peninsulas on the western shore of Chesapeake Bay in Virginia. ... Northern Virginia is an area in the northeastern part of the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... The James River winds its way among piedmont hills in central Virginia. ... The Ridge-and-valley Appalachians are a belt within the Appalachian Mountains extending from northern New Jersey westward into Pennsylvania and southward into Maryland, West Virginia, and Virginia. ... Richmond-Petersburg is a region located in a central part of the state of Virginia in the United States. ... Canoeing on the Shenandoah River near Winchester, Virginia. ... Southside is the colloquial name given to a broad swath of southeastern and/or south-central 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. ... The Commonwealth of Virginia is divided into 95 counties and 40 independent cities. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed Seat Accomac Area  - Total  - Water 3,393 km² (1,310 mi²) 2,214 km² (855 mi²) 65. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed Seat Charlottesville Area  - Total  - Water 1,881 km² (726 mi²) 9 km² (4 mi²) 0. ... Alleghany County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... Amelia County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... Amherst County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... Appomattox County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 9 July 1846 Seat Arlington Area  - Total  - Water 67. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1738 Seat Staunton Area  - Total  - Water 2,515 km² (971 mi²) 1 km² (1 mi²) 0. ... Bath County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Bedford County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1861 Seat Bland Area  - Total  - Water 929 km² (359 mi²) 0 km² (0 mi²) 0. ... Botetourt County is a county of the state of Virginia. ... Brunswick County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Buchanan County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Buckingham County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1782 Seat Rustburg Area  - Total  - Water 1,314 km² (507 mi²) 7 km² (3 mi²) 0. ... Caroline County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1842 Seat Hillsville Area  - Total  - Water 1,234 km² (476 mi²) 3 km² (1 mi²) 0. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1619 Seat Charles City Area  - Total  - Water 529 km² (204 mi²) 56 km² (21 mi²) 10. ... Charlotte County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed May 25, 1749 Seat Chesterfield Area  - Total  - Water 1,132 km² (437 mi²) 29 km² (11 mi²) 2. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1836 Seat Berryville Area  - Total  - Water 462 km² (178 mi²) 4 km² (2 mi²) 0. ... Craig County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Culpeper County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Cumberland County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Dickenson County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Dinwiddie County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Essex County is a county located in the Middle Peninsula in the state of Virginia. ... Location Location of Fairfax County within Virginia. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1759 Seat Warrenton Area  - Total  - Water 1,687 km² (651 mi²) 4 km² (2 mi²) 0. ... Floyd County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Fluvanna County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Franklin County is a county located in the US state of Virginia. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1743 Seat Winchester Area  - Total  - Water 1,076 km² (416 mi²) 3 km² (1 mi²) 0. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1806 Seat Pearisburg Area  - Total  - Water 933 km² (360 mi²) 8 km² (3 mi²) 0. ... Gloucester County is an historical Chesapeake county located on the Middle Peninsula in the state of Virginia. ... Goochland County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Grayson County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Greene County is a county in central Virginia in the eastern United States. ... Greensville County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Halifax County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1720 Seat Hanover Area  - Total  - Water 1,228 km² (474 mi²) 4 km² (1 mi²) 0. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1634 Seat Richmond Area  - Total  - Water 634 km² (245 mi²) 17 km² (7 mi²) 2. ... Henry County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Highland County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Isle of Wight County is a county located in the South Hampton Roads region of state of Virginia in the United States. ... James City County is a county located on the Virginia Peninsula in the state of Virginia. ... King and Queen County is a county located in the Middle Peninsula in the state of Virginia. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1720 Seat King George Area  - Total  - Water 486 km² (188 mi²) 20 km² (8 mi²) 4. ... King William County is a county located on the Middle Peninsula in the state of Virginia. ... Lancaster County is a county located on the Northern Neck in the state of Virginia. ... Lee County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1757 Seat Leesburg Area  - Total  - Water 1,350 km² (521 mi²) 3 km² (1 mi²) 0. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1742 Seat Louisa Area  - Total  - Water 1,323 km² (511 mi²) 35 km² (14 mi²) 2. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1746 Seat Lunenburg Area  - Total  - Water 1,120 km² (432 mi²) 2 km² (1 mi²) 0. ... Madison County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Mathews County is a county located on the Middle Peninsula in the state of Virginia. ... Mecklenburg County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1673 Seat Saluda Area  - Total  - Water 546 km² (211 mi²) 208 km² (80 mi²) 38. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1772 Seat Christiansburg Area  - Total  - Water 1,005 km² (388 mi²) 3 km² (1 mi²) 0. ... Nelson County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... New Kent County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Northampton County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Northumberland County is a county located on the Northern Neck in the state of Virginia. ... Nottoway County is a county located in the state of Virginia, USA. As of 2000, the population is 15,725. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1734 Seat Orange Area  - Total  - Water 889 km² (343 mi²) 4 km² (2 mi²) 0. ... Page County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1791 Seat Stuart Area  - Total  - Water 1,258 km² (486 mi²) 7 km² (3 mi²) 0. ... 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Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1778 Seat Harrisonburg Area  - Total  - Water 2,210 km² (853 mi²) 6 km² (2 mi²) 0. ... Russell County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... Scott County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Shenandoah County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1832 Seat Marion Area  - Total  - Water 1,171 km² (452 mi²) 1 km² (0 mi²) 0. ... Southampton County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1721 Seat Spotsylvania Area  - Total  - Water 1,068 km² (412 mi²) 30 km² (11 mi²) 2. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1634 Seat Stafford Area  - Total  - Water 725 km² (280 mi²) 25 km² (10 mi²) 3. ... Surry County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Sussex County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Tazewell County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... 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Motto: A Nice Place to Live Nickname: The Birthplace of Country Music Location in Virginia Founded  -Incorporated {{{incorporated}}}  County Independent city Mayor Dr. Douglas R. Weberling Area  - Total  - Water 34. ... Buena Vista, pronounced Byoona Vista by locals, despite the correct Spanish pronunciation, is an independent city located within the confines of Rockbridge County in the state of Virginia. ... Location in Virginia Founded  -Incorporated 1762   County Independent City Mayor David Brown Area  - Total  - Water 177. ... Chesapeake is an independent city located in the South Hampton Roads region of eastern Virginia in the United States. ... Colonial Heights is an independent city located in Virginia. ... Covington is an independent city within the confines of Alleghany County in the state of Virginia. ... Danville is an independent city located in Virginia, bounded by Pittsylvania County, Virginia and Caswell County, North Carolina. ... Emporia is an independent city located within the confines of Greensville County in Virginia. ... Fairfax is an independent city located within the confines of Fairfax County in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... Falls Church is an independent city located in Virginia. ... Location in Virginia Founded  -Incorporated {{{incorporated}}}  County Independent city Mayor James P. Councill Area  - Total  - Water 21. ... Fredericksburg is an independent city in the U.S. Commonwealth of Virginia, 50 miles south of Washington, D.C., and 55 miles north of Richmond, Virginia. ... Galax is an independent city located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... Hampton is an independent city located in Virginia. ... Harrisonburg is an independent city within the confines of Rockingham County in the U.S. state of Virginia. ... Waterfront at City Point, Virginia (now Hopewell) in 1865 Hopewell is an independent city in the state of Virginia. ... Lexington is an independent city within the confines of Rockbridge County in the state of Virginia. ... Lynchburg is an independent city located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... Manassas is an independent city located in the state of Virginia. ... Manassas Park is a city located in Virginia. ... Martinsville is an independent city located within the confines of Henry County, Virginia. ... Michael Vick, Marcus Vick, and Cassie all live in Newport News. ... Norfolk is a city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States of America. ... Norton is an independent city within the confines of Wise County in the state of Virginia. ... Petersburg is an independent city located in Virginia. ... Poquoson is an independent city located on the Virginia Peninsula, in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. ... Portsmouth (pronounced Port-smith) is an independent city located in Virginia. ... Radford is an independent city located in Virginia. ... This article is about the city in Virginia. ... panoramic view of Roanoke, Virginia from 1907 Roanoke (The Star City of the South) is an independent city located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... Salem is an independent city located in Virginia, bordered by the city of Roanoke and Roanoke County. ... Street in downtown Staunton Staunton is an independent city within the confines of Augusta County in the state of Virginia. ... Location in Virginia Founded  -Incorporated 1742 {{{incorporated}}}  County Independent city Mayor Bobby L. Ralph Area  - Total  - Water 1,111. ... 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. ... Waynesboro, deriving its name from General Anthony Wayne or possibly Waynes family home, is an independent city located within the confines of Augusta County in the state of Virginia. ... Williamsburg is a city located on the Virginia Peninsula in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. ... Winchester is a city located in the state of Virginia. ...

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