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Figure 5. Agricultural Land, Shenandoah Valley Virginia Counties

Statistics computed from Federal Agricultural Census data for 1964, 1978, and 1987.

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County
     Year    Area(Mi2)    Acres         Number   Ave.     Percent
                       of farmland    of Farms   Acres    of land
                                                per Farm   Farmed
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Augusta   
     1987      972       292,191        1,536     190       45
     1978                303,370        1,483     205       48
     1964                316,234        1,905     166       49
Clarke
     1987      177       72,611           315     231       64
     1978                76,510           256     299       68
     1964                78,006           276     282       70
Frederick
     1987      415       111,116          555     200       41
     1978                123,220          565     218       46
     1964                157,434          793     198       56
Highland
     1987      416        94,880          303     313       36
     1978                107,787          329     328       40
     1964                137,497          432     318       52
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     1987      311        67,250          489     138       34
     1978                 70,245          448     148       35
     1964                 94,223          742     127       46
Rockingham
     1987      851       242,224        1,895     128       44
     1978                252,152        1,872     135       46
     1964                289,118        2,587     112       52
Shenandoah
     1987      512       138,883          830     167       42
     1978                137,888          819     151       42
     1964                159,593        1,131     141       49
Warren
     1987      214        40,901          223     183       30
     1978                 54,933          225     244       40
     1964                 70,841          298     238       51
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