Page County, Virginia

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Page County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2000 census, the population was 23,177. Its county seat is Luray[1]. Page County was formed in 1831 from Shenandoah and Rockingham counties. It was named for John Page, Governor of Virginia from 1802-1805.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 314 square miles (813 km²), of which 311 square miles (806 km²) is land and 3 square miles (8 km²) (0.95%) is water.

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National protected area

Demographics


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 23,177 people, 9,305 households, and 6,634 families residing in the county. The population density was 74 people per square mile (29/km²). There were 10,557 housing units at an average density of 34 per square mile (13/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 96.65% White, 2.61% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.48% from other races, and 0.68% from two or more races. 1.08% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

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