FACTOID # 12: It's not the government they hate: Washington DC has the highest number of hate crimes per capita in the US.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > Moore County, North Carolina
Moore County, North Carolina
Map of North Carolina highlighting Moore County
Location in the state of North Carolina
Formed 1784
Seat Carthage
Area
 - Total
 - Water

1,828 km² (706 mi²)
21 km² (8 mi²) 1.13% 
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

74,769
41/km² 
www.co.moore.nc.us

Moore County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 74,769. Its county seat is Carthage6. Image File history File links Public domain map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin, modified to show counties. ... 1784 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... A county seat is an administrative centre for a county. ... Carthage is a town located in Moore County, North Carolina. ... This article explains the meaning of area as a physical quantity. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile (symbol sq. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... Originally, in continental Europe, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count. ... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, together with the District of Columbia and Palmyra Atoll (an uninhabited incorporated unorganized territory), form the United States of America. ... State nickname: Tar Heel State Other U.S. States Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Governor Michael Easley (D) Official languages English Area 139,509 km² (28th)  - Land 126,256 km²  - Water 13,227 km² (9. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is an administrative centre for a county. ... Carthage is a town located in Moore County, North Carolina. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...

Contents


History

The county was formed in 1784 from Cumberland County. It was named for Alfred Moore, an officer in the American Revolutionary War and associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. 1784 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Cumberland County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Alfred Moore (May 21, 1755 - 1810) was a distinguished North Carolina judge and eventually a justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. ... The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), also known as the American War of Independence, was a war fought primarily between Great Britain and revolutionaries within thirteen North American colonies. ... Seal of the Supreme Court The Supreme Court of the United States is the highest court in the United States of America, and constitutes the Judicial Branch of the Federal Government, one of three separate and equal governmental bodies, along with the Legislative and the Executive branches. ...


In 1907 parts of Moore County and Chatham County were combined to form Lee County. 1907 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Chatham County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Lee County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ...


Moore County has several golf resorts in the Southern Pines/Pinehurst area, and has played host to the 1996 and 2001 Woman's US Opens as well as the 1999 and 2005 Men's US Opens. The Woman's Open will return to Southern Pines in 2007. Golfer teeing off at the start of a hole Golf is an outdoor sport where individual players or teams hit a small ball into a hole using various clubs. ... Southern Pines is a town located in Moore County, North Carolina. ... Pinehurst Resort is an upmarket spa resort in the U.S. state of North Carolina which is well known as a tournament golf venue. ... 1996 is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... The U.S. Womens Open Golf Championship is one of the LPGAs major championships along with the LPGA Championship, the Womens British Open, and the Kraft Nabisco Championship. ... 1999 is a common year starting on Friday Anno Domini (or the Current Era), and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... 2005(MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The United States Open Golf Tournament is an annual mens golf tournament staged by the United States Golf Association each June. ... 2007 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


As a result of the area's rare combination of prestige and isolation, many celebrities escape to this area from time to time. Among those who frequent or have private homes in the area are Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus, and Sean Connery. Past residents of the area include Annie Oakley, Adlai Stevenson, Harvey Firestone, and John D. Rockefeller. Celebrity is an abstract word stemming from the Latin celebritas, itself from the adjective celeber famous, celebrated. A celebrity is a person who is widely recognized in a society. ... Michael Jordan Michael Jeffrey Jordan (born February 17, 1963, in Brooklyn, New York) is a former American National Basketball Association player, and is considered by many to be the greatest basketball player of all time. ... Tiger Woods giving a driving demonstration aboard the USS George Washington. ... // Jack William Nicklaus (born January 21, 1940 in Columbus, Ohio), also known as The Golden Bear, was a major force in professional golf from the 1960s to the mid 1990s, and is regarded as the greatest golfer of all time. ... Sean Connery Sir Thomas Sean Connery (born August 25, 1930 in Edinburgh, Scotland) better known simply as Sean Connery, is a Scottish actor who has starred in many films and is best known as the original cinematic James Bond. ... Annie Oakley circa 1899. ... Portrait of Adlai Stevenson Adlai Ewing Stevenson II (February 5, 1900 – July 14, 1965) was an American politician and statesman, noted for his skill in debate and oratory. ... Harvey Samuel Firestone (December 20, 1868 - February 7, 1938) was the founder of one of the first global makers of automobile tires, and one of a handful of entrepreneurs who in the early 20th century turned the U.S. into the worlds industrial giant. ... 1917 painting by John Singer Sargent. ...


John Edwards, Charles Brady, and the Hardy Boyz were also raised here. This article is about the American politician, former Senator, and 2004 Vice Presidential candidate. ... Charles E. Brady, Jr. ... Matt & Jeff Hardy. ...


Law and government

Moore County is a member of the regional Triangle J Council of Governments. The Triangle J Council of Governments is one of the 17 regional North Carolina Councils of Governments (Region J) established by the North Carolina General Assembly for the purpose of regional planning and administration. ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,828 km² (706 mi²). 1,807 km² (698 mi²) of it is land and 21 km² (8 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.13% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile (symbol sq. ...


Townships

The county is divided into ten townships, which are both numbered and named: 1 (Carthage), 2 (Bensalem), 3 (Sheffields), 4 (Ritter), 5 (Deep River), 6 (Greenwood), 7 (McNeill), 8 (Sandhill), 9 (Mineral Springs), and 10 (Little River). The term township generally means the district or area associated with a town. ...


Adjacent Counties

Chatham County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Lee County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Harnett County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Cumberland County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Hoke County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Richmond County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... }}}}}} Location in the state of {{{state}}} Formed 1779 Seat Troy Area  - Total  - Water 1,299 km² (502 mi²) 26 km² (10 mi²) 2. ... Location in the state of North Carolina Formed 1779 Seat Asheboro Area  - Total  - Water 2,046 km² (790 mi²) 7 km² (3 mi²) 0. ...

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 74,769 people, 30,713 households, and 21,959 families residing in the county. The population density is 41/km² (107/mi²). There are 35,151 housing units at an average density of 19/km² (50/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 80.25% White, 15.50% Black or African American, 0.68% Native American, 0.44% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 2.20% from other races, and 0.88% from two or more races. 3.99% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. 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 Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 30,713 households out of which 26.70% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.10% are married couples living together, 10.20% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.50% are non-families. 24.90% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.30% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.38 and the average family size is 2.81. Marriage is a legal, social, and religious relationship between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. ...


In the county the population is spread out with 22.10% under the age of 18, 6.60% from 18 to 24, 25.80% from 25 to 44, 23.80% from 45 to 64, and 21.80% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 42 years. For every 100 females there are 93.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 89.80 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $41,240, and the median income for a family is $48,492. Males have a median income of $31,260 versus $23,526 for females. The per capita income for the county is $23,377. 11.40% of the population and 8.00% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 16.60% of those under the age of 18 and 10.10% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the number of people. ... 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

Aberdeen is a town located in Moore County, North Carolina. ... Cameron is a town located in Moore County, North Carolina. ... Carthage is a town located in Moore County, North Carolina. ... Foxfire is a village located in Moore County, North Carolina. ... Pinebluff is a town located in Moore County, North Carolina. ... Pinehurst, home of the 2005 Mens US Open (golf) tournament, is a village located in Moore County, North Carolina. ... Robbins is a city located in Moore County, North Carolina. ... Seven Lakes is a census-designated place located in Moore County, North Carolina. ... Southern Pines is a town located in Moore County, North Carolina. ... Taylortown is a town located in Moore County, North Carolina. ... Vass is a town located in Moore County, North Carolina. ... Whispering Pines is a village located in Moore County, North Carolina. ...

External links

  • Moore County government official website


Regions of North Carolina Flag of North Carolina
Coastal Plain | Land of the Sky | Metro Charlotte | Piedmont | Piedmont Triad | Blue Ridge Mountains | Outer Banks | Smoky Mountains | The Triangle
Largest cities

Asheville | Burlington | Cary | Chapel Hill | Charlotte | Concord | Durham | Fayetteville | Gastonia | Goldsboro | Greensboro | Greenville | Hickory | High Point | Jacksonville | Raleigh | Rocky Mount | Wilmington | Wilson | Winston-Salem State nickname: Tar Heel State Other U.S. States Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Governor Michael Easley (D) Official languages English Area 139,509 km² (28th)  - Land 126,256 km²  - Water 13,227 km² (9. ... File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The Atlantic Coastal Plain is the rather flat stretch of land that borders the Atlantic Ocean (including the Gulf of Mexico). ... The Land of the Sky is a book by Christian Reid. ... The Charlotte metropolitan area, formally known as the Charlotte-Gastonia-Salisbury CSA, is composed of ten counties in North Carolina and three counties in South Carolina, though four other counties in North Carolina also considered part of the region. ... The James River winds its way among piedmont hills in central Virginia. ... The Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina consists of the area surrounding the cities of Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and High Point. ... Blue Ridge Mountains (NPS) Most of the rocks that form the Blue Ridge Mountains, United States, are ancient granitic and metamorphosed volcanic formations, some exceeding one billion years in age. ... North Carolinas Outer Banks separating the Atlantic Ocean (east) from Albemarle Sound (north) and Pamlico Sound (south). ... The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a United States National Park that straddles the ridgeline of the Appalachian Mountains. ... The Research Triangle, commonly referred to as The Triangle, is a region in the piedmont of North Carolina in the United States, anchored by the cities of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill. ... Asheville City Hall. ... Burlington is a city located in Alamance County in North Carolina, a state of the United States of America. ... Cary is a town located in Wake County, North Carolina. ... City nickname: The Southern Part of Heaven County Orange County Mayor Kevin C. Foy Town Council Sally Greene Ed Harrison Cam Hill Mark Kleinschmidt Bill Strom Dorothy Verkirk Edith Wiggins (mayor pro tem) Area  - Total  - Water 51. ... For other places or people named Charlotte, see Charlotte (disambiguation). ... Concord is a city located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina, a suburb of Charlotte. ... City nickname: City of Medicine Location Government Country State County United States North Carolina Durham County Mayor Bill Bell Physical characteristics Area      Land      Water 94. ... Fayetteville is a city located in Cumberland County, North Carolina. ... Gastonia is a city located in Gaston County in North Carolina, a state of the United States of America. ... Goldsboro is a city located in Wayne County, North Carolina. ... Greensboro, North Carolina, is a city located in Guilford County in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Greenville, one of the fastest growing cities in the State of North Carolina, is located in Pitt County on the Tar River. ... Hickory is a city located in Catawba County, North Carolina. ... High Point is a city located in Guilford County, North Carolina. ... Jacksonville is a city located in Onslow County, North Carolina. ... Downtown Raleigh Skyline Raleigh is the capital of North Carolina, a state of the United States of America. ... Rocky Mount is a city located in North Carolina. ... For other places called Wilmington, see Wilmington Wilmington is a city currently located in New Hanover County, North Carolina. ... Wilson is a city located in Wilson County, North Carolina. ... County Forsyth County, NC Mayor Allen Joines Website Official Website Population 185,776 (2000) Winston-Salem is a city located in Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States. ...

Counties

Alamance | Alexander | Alleghany | Anson | Ashe | Avery | Beaufort | Bertie | Bladen | Brunswick | Buncombe | Burke | Cabarrus | Caldwell | Camden | Carteret | Caswell | Catawba | Chatham | Cherokee | Chowan | Clay | Cleveland | Columbus | Craven | Cumberland | Currituck | Dare | Davidson | Davie | Duplin | Durham | Edgecombe | Forsyth | Franklin | Gaston | Gates | Graham | Granville | Greene | Guilford | Halifax | Harnett | Haywood | Henderson | Hertford | Hoke | Hyde | Iredell | Jackson | Johnston | Jones | Lee | Lenoir | Lincoln | Macon | Madison | Martin | McDowell | Mecklenburg | Mitchell | Montgomery | Moore | Nash | New Hanover | Northampton | Onslow | Orange | Pamlico | Pasquotank | Pender | Perquimans | Person | Pitt | Polk | Randolph | Richmond | Robeson | Rockingham | Rowan | Rutherford | Sampson | Scotland | Stanly | Stokes | Surry | Swain | Transylvania | Tyrrell | Union | Vance | Wake | Warren | Washington | Watauga | Wayne | Wilkes | Wilson | Yadkin | Yancey List of North Carolina counties: Alamance County Alexander County Alleghany County Anson County Ashe County Avery County Beaufort County Bertie County Bladen County Brunswick County Buncombe County Burke County Cabarrus County Caldwell County Camden County Carteret County Caswell County Catawba County Chatham County Cherokee County Chowan County Clay County Cleveland... Alamance County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Alexander County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Alleghany County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Anson County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Ashe County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Avery County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Beaufort County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Bertie County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Bladen County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Brunswick County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Location in the state of North Carolina Formed 1791 Seat Asheville Area  - Total  - Water 1,709 km² (660 mi²) 10 km² (4 mi²) 0. ... Burke County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Cabarrus County is a county located in the south-central part of the state of North Carolina. ... Caldwell County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Camden County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Carteret County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Caswell County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Catawba County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Chatham County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Cherokee County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Chowan County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Cleveland County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Columbus County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Craven County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Cumberland County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Currituck County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Dare County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Location in the state of North Carolina Formed 1822 Seat Lexington Area  - Total  - Water 1,468 km² (567 mi²) 38 km² (15 mi²) 2. ... Davie County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Duplin County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Durham County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Edgecombe County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Forsyth County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Franklin County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Gaston County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Gates County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Graham County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Granville County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Greene County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Guilford County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Halifax County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Harnett County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Haywood County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Henderson County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Hertford County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Hoke County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Hyde County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Location in the state of North Carolina Formed 1788 Seat Statesville Area  - Total  - Water 1,546 km² (597 mi²) 56 km² (21 mi²) 3. ... Jackson County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Johnston County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Jones County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Lee County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Lenoir County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Lincoln County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Macon County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Madison County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Martin County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Location in the state of North Carolina Formed 1842 Seat Marion Area  - Total  - Water 1,156 km² (446 mi²) 12 km² (5 mi²) 1. ... Location in the state of North Carolina Formed 1762 Seat Charlotte Area  - Total  - Water 1,415 km² (546 mi²) 52 km² (20 mi²) 3. ... Mitchell County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... }}}}}} Location in the state of {{{state}}} Formed 1779 Seat Troy Area  - Total  - Water 1,299 km² (502 mi²) 26 km² (10 mi²) 2. ... Nash County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Location in the state of North Carolina Formed 1729 Seat Wilmington Area  - Total  - Water 849 km² (328 mi²) 334 km² (129 mi²) 39. ... Northampton County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Onslow County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Orange County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Pamlico County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Pasquotank County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Pender County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Perquimans County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Location in the state of North Carolina Formed 1791 Seat Roxboro Area  - Total  - Water 1,047 km² (404 mi²) 31 km² (12 mi²) 2. ... Pitt County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Polk County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Location in the state of North Carolina Formed 1779 Seat Asheboro Area  - Total  - Water 2,046 km² (790 mi²) 7 km² (3 mi²) 0. ... Richmond County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Robeson County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Rockingham County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Rowan County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Rutherford County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Sampson County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Scotland County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Stanly County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Stokes County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Surry County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Swain County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Transylvania County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Tyrrell County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Union County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Vance County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Wake County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Warren County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Washington County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Location in the state of North Carolina Formed 1799 Seat Boone Area  - Total  - Water 810 km² (313 mi²) 1 km² (0 mi²) 0. ... Wayne County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Wilkes County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Wilson County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Yadkin County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Yancey County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Chatham County, North Carolina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (476 words)
Chatham County is a county located in the state of North Carolina.
Chatham County is a member of the regional Triangle J Council of Governments.
In the county the population is spread out with 22.50% under the age of 18, 7.30% from 18 to 24, 30.40% from 25 to 44, 24.60% from 45 to 64, and 15.30% who are 65 years of age or older.
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m