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Encyclopedia > Russell County, Virginia
Russell County, Virginia
[[Image:|100px|Seal of Russell County, Virginia]]
Seal (Detail)
Map
Map of Virginia highlighting Russell County
Location in the state of Virginia
Statistics
Formed
Seat Lebanon
Area
 - Total
 - Water

1,235 km² (477 mi²)
5 km² (2 mi²) 0.44%
Population
 - (2000)
 -
({{{census estimate yr}}})
 -
Density

30,308
25/km² 
Website: [http:// ]


Russell County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of 2000, the population is 30,308. Its county seat is Lebanon6. 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 Map_of_Virginia_highlighting_Russell_County. ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... -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. ... 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. ... 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 1,235 km² (477 mi²). 1,229 km² (475 mi²) of it is land and 5 km² (2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.44% 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 30,308 people, 11,789 households, and 8,818 families residing in the county. The population density is 25/km² (64/mi²). There are 13,191 housing units at an average density of 11/km² (28/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 96.07% White, 3.08% Black or African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.05% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.28% from other races, and 0.40% from two or more races. 0.78% 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 11,789 households out of which 31.00% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.90% are married couples living together, 10.10% have a female householder with no husband present, and 25.20% are non-families. 23.10% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.00% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.44 and the average family size is 2.87. 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 21.20% under the age of 18, 8.60% from 18 to 24, 30.90% from 25 to 44, 26.00% from 45 to 64, and 13.30% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 102.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 103.30 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $26,834, and the median income for a family is $31,491. Males have a median income of $26,950 versus $20,108 for females. The per capita income for the county is $14,863. 16.30% of the population and 13.00% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 21.30% of those under the age of 18 and 16.90% 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

Castlewood is a census-designated place located in Russell County, Virginia. ... Cleveland is a town located in Russell County, Virginia. ... Honaker is a town located in Russell County, Virginia. ...

Education

Public High Schools

  • Castlewood High School, Castlewood
  • Honaker High School, Honaker
  • Lebanon High School, Lebanon


Castlewood is a census-designated place located in Russell County, Virginia. ... Honaker is a town located in Russell County, Virginia. ...

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