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Raphine is an unincorporated community in Rockbridge County in the Shenandoah Valley in the U.S. state of Virginia. The name "Raphine" came from an old Greek word "raphis", meaning "to sew." It was chosen in honor of James Edward Allen Gibbs (1829-1902), a local farmer who patented the first chain-stitch single-thread sewing machine on June 2, 1857. In partnership with James Wilcox, Gibbs became a principal in Wilcox & Gibbs Sewing Machine Company. Wilcox & Gibbs commercial sewing machines are still made and used in the 21st century. Nearby, the McCormick family farm, Walnut Grove, was the home of Cyrus McCormick (1809-1884). He became famous as the inventor of the mechanical reaper in 1831. He moved to Chicago, Illinois in 1847, and was the founder, with his brother Leander, of the McC... (from wikipedia)
 
 
 

 
General Information
Rockbridge County2,236 Population (as of 2000)
Virginia State2,039 Population (current)
67.2 Square Miles of Land2.0 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)
0.1 Square Miles of Water$106,300 Average House Value (as of 2000)
$39,688 Average House Income (as of 2000)

Business Information
38 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$2,924,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
485 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$12,174,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

Gender (as of 2000)
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Ethnicity (as of 2000)
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Median Ages (as of 2000)
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Regional TruckDriver | Intermodal | $3000 Transition Assistance All aboard! Get on the right track by joining the J.B. Huntteam as an Intermodal CD...
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