Duplin County


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Duplin County, North Carolina

PO Box 189
Kenansville, NC 28349
Phone: (910) 296-1686
Fax: (910) 296-2310
www.duplincounty.org

In southeastern NC, south of Goldsboro; organized 1750 (prior to statehood) from New Hanover County. Name Origin: For Thomas Hay (1710-87), Lord Duplin, member of the Board of Trade and Plantations

Area (sq mi):: 819.11 (land 817.73; water 1.38) Population per square mile: 63.60
Population 2005: 51,985 State rank: 51 Population change: 2000-20005 6.00%; 1990-2000 22.70% Population 2000: 49,063 (White 55.20%; Black or African American 28.90%; Hispanic or Latino 15.10%; Asian 0.20%; Other 12.30%). Foreign born: 11.30%. Median age: 34.90
Income 2000: per capita $14,499; median household $29,890; Population below poverty level: 19.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,901-$20,827
Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.40% Median travel time to work: 26.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 32.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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According to REACH, over the past 15-20 years, industrial animal operations have grown in Duplin County and the state as a whole, with North Carolina moving from fifteenth to second in hog production in the United States.
com), has announced that the communications solutions provider replaced a Centrex service system with a state-of-the-art Mitel 3300 Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) communications system for the Duplin County Department of Social Services (Duplin DSS), a county-operated agency administering state-supervised programs that are federally mandated and regulated.
Even so, until recently there have been monthly meetings held in conjunction with the Niche Pork Grower School session held at Duplin County Extension office.
In January 2009 we started recruiting participants for the pilot phase of the Study, testing the protocol, the plan that determines how to collect data, in the seven Vanguard locations--Orange County, CA; Duplin County, NC; Queens County, NY; Montgomery County, PA; Salt Lake County, UT; Waukesha County, WI; Lincoln, Pipestone, and Yellow Medicine Counties, MN; and Brookings County, SD.
June 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Strata Solar hired 188 new solar workers from the Fayetteville area to immediately begin work on a solar project in Duplin County.
In North Carolina, 10 million hogs produce as much fecal waste in a day as 100 million people, and Duplin County is the nation's top county for hog production, according to the U.
Sheriff Blake Wallace said in a statement that the system "is another tool in our arsenal to make Duplin County an even safer place to live, work and raise a family.
In contrast, 1 human case of pulmonary blastomycosis was identified in Duplin County from January 1995 through June 2001.
Cindy Watson, the first Republican elected to the North Carolina House from Duplin County in more than a century, won for her courage in co-sponsoring legislation to reduce hog waste.
In Duplin County, about 30 of 310 private wells tested at the time contained significant fecal coliform bacteria, a percentage significantly higher than average for eastern North Carolina.
A full-scale demonstration of such a system has been planned at a 4,360-pig farm in North Carolina's Duplin County, says Vanotti.