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Encyclopedia > Urbanna, Virginia

Urbanna is a town in Middlesex County, Virginia, United States. The population was 543 at the 2000 census. Middlesex County is a county located on the Middle Peninsula in the U.S. state of Virginia. ... This article contains a trivia section. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and 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. ...

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Geography

Urbanna is located at 37°38′16″N, 76°34′23″W (37.637796, -76.573149)GR1. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.3 km² (0.5 mi²). 1.1 km² (0.4 mi²) of it is land and 0.2 km² (0.1 mi²) of it (17.65%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 543 people, 266 households, and 160 families residing in the town. The population density was 499.2/km² (1,286.5/mi²). There were 354 housing units at an average density of 325.4/km² (838.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.58% White, 3.50% African American, and 0.92% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.55% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... 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 were 266 households out of which 20.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.6% were married couples living together, 11.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.5% were non-families. 35.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.04 and the average family size was 2.61. This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...


In the town the population was spread out with 18.6% under the age of 18, 3.7% from 18 to 24, 21.4% from 25 to 44, 30.9% from 45 to 64, and 25.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 49 years. For every 100 females there were 70.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 73.3 males.


The median income for a household in the town was $42,054, and the median income for a family was $49,583. Males had a median income of $33,214 versus $28,375 for females. The per capita income for the town was $32,944. About 4.6% of families and 4.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.3% of those under age 18 and 2.3% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Events

Every year on the first weekend of November, Urbanna hosts the Urbanna Oyster Festival. The Festival starts on Friday morning and ends on Saturday night. The Urbanna Oyster Festival has been a big highlight of Middlesex County for 50 years. There is music, arts and crafts, parades, a renowned oyster shucking contest, children's activities and food. Crassostrea gigas, Marennes-Oléron Crassostrea gigas, Marennes-Oléron Crassostrea gigas, Marennes-Oléron, opened The name oyster is used for a number of different groups of mollusks which grow for the most part in marine or brackish water. ...


External links

Urbanna Official Website http://www.urbanna.com

The Urbanna Oyster Festival has been one of the biggest highlights of Middlesex County for the past 50 years. There is music, arts and crafts, parades, the legendary oyster sucking contest, children activities and food, but most importantly the oysters. Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Urbanna, Virginia Guide (300 words)
The town was established as a port for the shipment of tobacco to England.
Urbanna's tobacco warehouse, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was built in 1766 and serves as a visitors center today.
The Urbanna Courthouse, also listed on the National Resister of Historic Places, was built in 1748 and is one 11 colonial era courthouses still standing in Virginia.
Urbanna Virginia Resource Guide, City or community of Urbanna, Virginia Facts, Information, Relocation, Real Estate, ... (408 words)
The population of Urbanna is approximately 529 (1990).
Urbanna is positioned 37.63 degrees north of the equator and 76.57 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Urbanna was established in 1680 when it and twenty other town sites were set aside as customs ports by the government in Jamestown, VA. It is the only one of the sites left with visble evidence of that time.
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