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Bertie County, North Carolina
Image:Bertie County nc seal.gif
Map
Map of North Carolina highlighting Bertie County
Location in the state of North Carolina
Map of the USA highlighting North Carolina
North Carolina's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1722
Seat Windsor
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,920 km² (741 mi²)
 sq mi ( km²)
109 km² (42 mi²), 5.67%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

19,773
21/km² 
Website: www.co.bertie.nc.us

Bertie County (pronounced BURT-TEE) is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of 2000, the population was 19,773. Its county seat is Windsor6. Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (901 km)  - % water 9. ... Image File history File links Map_of_USA_NC.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): North Carolina ... // Events Abraham De Moivre states De Moivres theorem connecting trigonometric functions and complex numbers Publication of the first book of Bachs Well-Tempered Clavier Fall of Persias Safavid dynasty during a bloody revolt of the Afghani people. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Windsor is a town located in Bertie County, North Carolina. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties/Parishes/Boroughs, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (901 km)  - % water 9. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Windsor is a town located in Bertie County, North Carolina. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...

Contents

History

The county was formed as Bertie Precinct in 1722 from the part of Chowan Precinct of Albemarle County lying west of the Chowan River. It was named for James Bertie, his brother Henry Bertie, or both, each having been one of the Lords Proprietors of Carolina. // Events Abraham De Moivre states De Moivres theorem connecting trigonometric functions and complex numbers Publication of the first book of Bachs Well-Tempered Clavier Fall of Persias Safavid dynasty during a bloody revolt of the Afghani people. ... Chowan County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Albemarle County is a former county located in the state of North Carolina. ... The Chowan River is a blackwater river formed with the merging of Virginias Blackwater and Nottoway rivers near the stateline between Virginia and North Carolina. ...


In 1729 parts of Bertie Precinct, Chowan Precinct, Currituck Precinct, and Pasquotank Precinct of Albemarle County were combined to form Tyrrell Precinct. With the abolition of Albemarle County in 1739, all of its constituent precincts became counties. In 1741 parts of Bertie County became Edgecombe County and Northampton County. Finally, in 1759 parts of Bertie County, Chowan County, and Northampton County were combined to form Hertford County, and Bertie was reduced to its present size. Events July 30 - Baltimore, Maryland is founded. ... Currituck County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Pasquotank County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Tyrrell County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... // About the number 1739 1739 is the smallest integer that can be written as sum of three perfect cubes, in two ways. ... // Events April 10 - Austrian army attack troops of Frederick the Great at Mollwitz August 10 - Raja of Travancore defeats Dutch East India Company naval expedition at Battle of Colachel December 19 - Vitus Bering dies in his expedition east of Siberia December 25 - Anders Celsius develops his own thermometer scale Celsius... Edgecombe County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Northampton County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... 1759 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Hertford County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ...


Law and government

Bertie County is a member of the Mid-East Commission regional council of governments. The Mid-East Commission is one of the 17 regional North Carolina Councils of Governments (Region Q) established by the North Carolina General Assembly for the purpose of regional planning and administration. ...


Pronunciation

A good way to raise the ire of a Bertie County resident is to mispronounce the county's name. Locals stress both syllables equally, with the "T" sound present in both (BURT-TEE). It's a good way to tell whether someone is native or visiting from afar.


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,920 km² (741 mi²). 1,811 km² (699 mi²) of it is land and 109 km² (42 mi²) of it (5.67%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


The county is home to the Sans Souci Ferry. is a cable ferry located on the Cashie River in Bertie County, NC. The ferry is operated by the North Carolina Department of Transportation. ...


Townships

The county is divided into nine townships: Colerain, Indian Woods, Merry Hill, Mitchells, Roxobel, Snake Bite, Whites, Windsor, and Lewiston-Woodville. A township in the United States refers to a small geographic area, ranging in size from 6 to 54 square miles (15. ...


Other Communities

Other communities in Bertie include Gatlinsville, Spring Branch, Kelford, Hexlena, Perrytown, Askewville, Pine Ridge, Todds Cross, Greens Cross and San Souci (home of the county's only ferry).


Adjacent Counties

Hertford County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Chowan County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Washington County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Martin County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Halifax County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Northampton County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ...

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 19,773 people, 7,743 households, and 5,427 families residing in the county. The population density was 11/km² (28/mi²). There were 9,050 housing units at an average density of 5/km² (13/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 36.30% White, 62.34% Black or African American, 0.44% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.33% from other races, 0.48% from two or more races. 0.99% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ...


There were 7,743 households out of which 29.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.00% were married couples living together, 20.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.90% were non-families. 27.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.07. This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 26.10% under the age of 18, 7.70% from 18 to 24, 26.40% from 25 to 44, 23.80% from 45 to 64, and 16.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 87.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.00 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $25,177, and the median income for a family was $30,186. Males had a median income of $26,866 versus $18,318 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,096. About 19.30% of families and 23.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 30.70% of those under age 18 and 28.30% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

Map of Bertie County, North Carolina With Municipal and Township Labels
Map of Bertie County, North Carolina With Municipal and Township Labels

Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Askewville is a town located in Bertie County, North Carolina. ... Aulander is a town located in Bertie County, North Carolina. ... Colerain is a town located in Bertie County, North Carolina. ... Merry Hill is a rural area that is composed of mostly farm land. ... Roxobel is a town located in Bertie County, North Carolina. ... Windsor is a town located in Bertie County, North Carolina. ...

External links

Coordinates: 36°04′N 76°58′W / 36.06, -76.96 Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Bertie County, North Carolina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (598 words)
The county was formed as Bertie Precinct in 1722 from the part of Chowan Precinct of Albemarle County lying west of the Chowan River.
With the abolition of Albemarle County in 1739, all of its constituent precincts became counties.
Bertie County is a member of the Mid-East Commission regional council of governments.
Bertie County, North Carolina Vital Statistics, 1700s-1920 -- Genealogy Database for Family History Research (867 words)
Bertie County, North Carolina was formed in 1722 from Chowan County.
Chowan County, North Carolina Cross Index to Deeds - Grantees 1696-1878 Vol B This is an extraction of the Chowan County, North Carolina Cross Index to Deeds-Grantees 1696-1878 Vol B. North Carolina Marriages to 1825 Database of North Carolina marriages to 1825
North Carolina - State Fact Sheet Save yourself hours of time and aggravation by ordering this information-packed, two-page coated reference sheet specially developed to simplify genealogical research in the state of North Carolina.
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