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Pocahontas is a town in Tazewell County, in the Bluefield metro area.
The community was named for the Indian princess
The latitude of Pocahontas is 37.303N. The longitude is -81.339W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,329 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 420.
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19% of Pocahontas residents report German ancestry, and 21% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pocahontas ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pocahontas was $12,124, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Pocahontas residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Pocahontas include Pocahontas Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Pocahontas, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $178. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $475.
Tazewell County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pocahontas political report.
The average commute time for Pocahontas workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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