Monday, March 17, 2014

It's More Than 350 Miles from Fairfax County Virginia to McDowell County, West Virginia

Income Gap, Meet the Longevity Gap.  (The New York Times, 3/15/2014)

Miles and worlds away. Fairfax County, Va., and McDowell County, W.Va., are separated by 350 miles, about a half-day’s drive.

1950 population
  • Fairfax County: 98,557
  • McDowell County: 98,887

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