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Encyclopedia > Richmond County, Virginia
Richmond County, Virginia
Seal of Richmond County, Virginia
Seal (Detail)
Map
Map of Virginia highlighting Richmond County
Location in the state of Virginia
Statistics
Formed 1692
Seat Warsaw
Area
 - Total
 - Water

560 km² (216 mi²)
65 km² (25 mi²) 11.52%
Population
 - (2000)
 -
({{{census estimate yr}}})
 -
Density

8,809
15/km² 
Website: www.co.richmond.va.us

Richmond County is a county located on the Northern Neck in the state of Virginia. As of 2000, the population is 8,809. Its county seat is Warsaw6. Image File history File links Richmond County, Virginia seal 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. ... Public domain map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin, modified to show counties. ... Events February 13 - Massacre of Glencoe March 1 - The Salem witch trials begin in Salem Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony with the charging of three women with witchcraft. ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Warsaw is a town located in Richmond County, Virginia. ... -1... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5280 feet, 1760 yards, 1 609. ... The Twenty-second United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... 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. ... The Northern Neck is the northernmost of three peninsulas on the western shore of Chesapeake Bay in Virginia, USA. This peninsula is bounded by the Potomac River on the north and the Rappahannock River on the south. ... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, with the District of Columbia, forms the United States of America. ... Official language(s) English Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 35th 110,862 km² 320 km 690 km 7. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Warsaw is a town located in Richmond County, Virginia. ... 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. ...


Note this county is not the State Capital, which is located in the City of Richmond which is located in a different part of the state. Nickname: River City Motto: Sic Itur Ad Astra Official website: http://www. ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 560 km² (216 mi²). 496 km² (191 mi²) of it is land and 65 km² (25 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 11.52% 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 is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5280 feet, 1760 yards, 1 609. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 8,809 people, 2,937 households, and 2,000 families residing in the county. The population density is 18/km² (46/mi²). There are 3,512 housing units at an average density of 7/km² (18/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 64.77% White, 33.17% Black or African American, 0.09% Native American, 0.32% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 0.85% from other races, and 0.73% from two or more races. 2.10% 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 2,937 households out of which 27.20% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.30% are married couples living together, 11.80% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.90% are non-families. 28.30% 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 2.40 and the average family size is 2.93. To meet Wikipedias quality standards and appeal to a wider international audience, this article may require cleanup. ...


In the county, the population is spread out with 18.40% under the age of 18, 8.00% from 18 to 24, 31.80% from 25 to 44, 24.10% from 45 to 64, and 17.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 127.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 131.90 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $33,026, and the median income for a family is $42,143. Males have a median income of $30,722 versus $21,807 for females. The per capita income for the county is $16,675. 15.40% of the population and 11.90% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 21.20% of those under the age of 18 and 12.50% 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 total population. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Towns

Warsaw is a town located in Richmond County, Virginia. ...

External links

  • Richmond County's Historical Markers


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Richmond County, Virginia VaGenweb Page (859 words)
It is not to be confused with the city of Richmond, which is in Henrico County.
Researchers are fortunate to find this very old, eastern Virginia county, unlike many similarly situated counties, has had little in the way of record loss.
Also, Richmond County (Along with Essex) is part of what used to be the extinct (Old) Rappahannock County from the 17th century.
Richmond County, Virginia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (410 words)
Richmond County is a county located on the Northern Neck in the state of Virginia.
Note this county is not the State Capital, which is located in the City of Richmond which is located in a different part of the state.
In the county, the population is spread out with 18.40% under the age of 18, 8.00% from 18 to 24, 31.80% from 25 to 44, 24.10% from 45 to 64, and 17.70% who are 65 years of age or older.
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