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South Boston is a town in Halifax County.
The community was named for Boston, MA.
The latitude of South Boston is 36.698N. The longitude is -78.901W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 430 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,222.
Sections below provide additional information and links about South Boston demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Halifax County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 24592 ZIP code.
4% of South Boston residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the South Boston ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in South Boston was $15,872, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of South Boston residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in South Boston include South Boston Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in South Boston, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $266. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $735.
Libraries in South Boston include South Boston Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in South Boston include South Boston Gazette Virginian
Halifax County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our South Boston political report.
The average commute time for South Boston workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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