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Tazewell is a town in Tazewell County, in the Bluefield metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Sen. Henry Tazewell.
The latitude of Tazewell is 37.114N. The longitude is -81.519W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,503 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,115.
The community incorporated in 1870.
The railroad arrived in the 1880s, greatly expanding business opportunities, which consisted of agriculture and coal.
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14% of Tazewell residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Tazewell ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Tazewell was $15,468, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Tazewell residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Tazewell, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $294. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $662.
Libraries in Tazewell include Tazewell County Public Library - Main Library ... View libraries
Tazewell County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Tazewell political report.
The average commute time for Tazewell workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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