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Encyclopedia > Stanly County, North Carolina
Stanly County, North Carolina
Seal of Stanly County, North Carolina
Map
Map of North Carolina highlighting Stanly County
Location in the state of North Carolina
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North Carolina's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1841
Seat Albemarle
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,047 km² (404 mi²)
 sq mi ( km²)
24 km² (9 mi²), 2.28%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

58,100
57/km² 
Website: www.co.stanly.nc.us

Stanly County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. As of 2000, the population was 58,100. Its county seat is Albemarle6. Image File history File links Stanly_County_nc_seal. ... 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 ... 1841 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... The old train depot, now used as a farmers market, in Albemarle. ... 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 Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the... 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. ... The old train depot, now used as a farmers market, in Albemarle. ... 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. ...

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History

The county was formed in 1841 from the part of Montgomery County west of the Pee Dee River. It was named for John Stanly of New Bern (1774-1834), who served several terms in the North Carolina House of Commons and two terms (1801-1803, 1809-1811) in the United States House of Representatives. 1841 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... }}}}}} Location in the state of {{{state}}} Formed 1779 Seat Troy Area  - Total  - Water 1,299 km² (502 mi²) 26 km² (10 mi²) 2. ... Shad Fishing in February Pee Dee River, Yauhanna, South Carolina The Pee Dee River, also known as the Great Pee Dee River, is a river in South Carolina. ... John Stanly (9 April 1774 - 2 August 1834) was a Federalist U.S. Congressman from North Carolina between 1801 and 1803 and again between 1809 and 1811. ... New Bern is a town in Craven County, North Carolina with a population of 23,128 as of the 2000 census. ... Chesma Column in Tsarskoe Selo, commemorating the end of the Russo-Turkish War. ... Year 1834 (MDCCCXXXIV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... The North Carolina General Assembly is the state legislature of the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... The Union Jack, flag of the newly formed United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. ... 1803 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1809 (MDCCCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar). ... 1811 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... The United States House of Representatives (or simply the House) is one of the two chambers of the United States Congress; the other is the Senate. ...


Law and government

Stanly County is a member of the regional Centralina Council of Governments. The Centralina Council of Governments is one of the 17 regional North Carolina Councils of Governments (Region F) 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 1,047 km² (404 mi²). 1,023 km² (395 mi²) of it is land and 24 km² (9 mi²) of it (2.28%) 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. ...


Townships

The county is divided into ten townships: Almond, Big Lick, Center, Endy, Furr, Harris, North Albemarle, Ridenhour, Sourightx|the Albemarle, and Tyson. A township in the United States refers to a small geographic area, ranging in size from 6 to 54 square miles (15. ...


Adjacent Counties

Rowan County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Davidson County is a county located in the U.S. 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. ... Anson County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Union County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... For the Spanish financier, see François Cabarrus. ...

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 58,100 people, 22,223 households, and 16,156 families residing in the county. The population density was 57/km² (147/mi²). There were 24,582 housing units at an average density of 24/km² (62/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 84.67% White, 11.46% Black or African American, 0.25% Native American, 1.81% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.01% from other races, and 0.79% from two or more races. 2.13% 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 22,223 households out of which 32.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.30% were married couples living together, 10.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.30% were non-families. 24.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.80% 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 3.00. “Spouse” redirects here. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 25.00% under the age of 18, 8.40% from 18 to 24, 29.00% from 25 to 44, 23.40% from 45 to 64, and 14.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 97.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.70 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $36,898, and the median income for a family was $43,956. Males had a median income of $31,444 versus $21,585 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,825. About 8.10% of families and 10.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.10% of those under age 18 and 10.30% 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, towns, and places

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

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Incorporated

The old train depot, now used as a farmers market, in Albemarle. ... Badin is a town located in Stanly County, North Carolina. ... Locust is a city located in Stanly County, North Carolina. ... New London is a town located in Stanly County, North Carolina. ... Norwood is a town in Stanly County, North Carolina, United States. ... Oakboro is a town located in Stanly County, North Carolina. ... Richfield is a town located in Stanly County, North Carolina. ... Stanfield is a town located in Stanly County, North Carolina. ... Misenheimer, North Carolina, is an unincorporated college town in the Southern piedmont region of North Carolina, near the city of Richfield. ...

Unincorporated

Palestine is an unincorporated community outside of Albemarle, North Carolina in Stanly County. ...

Places of Education

Universities

Pfeiffer University is a small private university located in the unincorporated community of Misenheimer near Richfield, North Carolina. ...

High schools

  • Albemarle High School - Bulldogs
  • Gray Stone Day School - Knights
  • North Stanly High School - Comets
  • South Stanly High School - Rebel Bulls
  • West Stanly High School - Colts

Middle schools

  • Albemarle Middle School
  • New London Choice Middle School
  • South Stanly Middle School

Elementary schools

  • Badin Elementary,
  • Richfield Elementary,
  • North Albemarle Elementary,
  • Central Elementary,
  • East Albemarle Elementary,
  • Norwood Elementary,
  • Aquadale Elementary,
  • Locust Elementary,
  • Millingport Elementary,
  • Oakboro Elementary,
  • Ridgecrest Elementary,
  • Endy Elementary,
  • Running Creek Elementary
  • Stanfield Elementary

External links

  • Stanly County government official website

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STANLY COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA (5037 words)
All contracts for extension of mains are subject to approval by the Stanly County Board of Commissioners or by the Stanly County Manager where allowed by law.
County water service is determined to be available and feasible according to the guidelines set forth in State rules 15A:18C:0900.
Any extensions requested by other County departments or by other governmental units within the SCU service area may be (but are not required to be) processed within the same guidelines as though an individual customer had applied.
Stanly County, North Carolina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (449 words)
The county was formed in 1841 from the part of Montgomery County west of the Pee Dee River.
Stanly County is a member of the regional Centralina Council of Governments.
In the county the population was spread out with 25.00% under the age of 18, 8.40% from 18 to 24, 29.00% from 25 to 44, 23.40% from 45 to 64, and 14.20% who were 65 years of age or older.
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