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Gloucester County, VA
The county was named for Henry, Duke of Gloucester, third son of Charles I

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Gloucester County is one of 95 counties in Virginia.

The county is in the Virginia Beach-Norfolk metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 37,262. This was an increase of  7.14% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
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$45,421
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Gloucester County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Gloucester County was $26,260. This was an increase of 24.2% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 85% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Gloucester
Year founded: 1651

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14% of Gloucester County residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gloucester County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Gloucester County include Abingdon Cemetery, Church Hill Cemetery, Gloucester Field Cemetery, Gloucester Point Cemetery, Newington Cemetery, Oak Grove Cemetery, Old Bellamy Cemetery, Old Groves Memorial Cemetery, Pole Bridge Cemetery, Providence Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Gloucester County include Achilles, Ark, Bena, Dutton, Gloucester, Gloucester Point, Hayes, Maryus, Naxera, Ordinary ... View communities

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School districts in Gloucester County include Gloucester County Public Schools ... View school districts

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Libraries in Gloucester County include Gloucester Library, Gloucester Library Point Branch ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Gloucester County include Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal ... View newspapers

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Gloucester County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gloucester County political report.

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