Hertford County

Hertford County, North Carolina

PO Box 86
Winton, NC 27986
Phone: (252) 358-7845
Fax: (252) 358-0793

On the northeastern border of NC, northeast of Rocky Mount; organized 1759 (prior to statehood) from Chowan, Bertie, and Northampton counties. Name Origin: For Francis Seymour Conway (1719-94), Earl (later Marquis) of Hertford, British statesman

Area (sq mi):: 360.42 (land 353.26; water 7.16) Population per square mile: 66.70
Population 2005: 23,574 State rank: 77 Population change: 2000-20005 4.30%; 1990-2000 0.30% Population 2000: 22,601 (White 37.10%; Black or African American 59.60%; Hispanic or Latino 1.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.70%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 39.20
Income 2000: per capita $15,641; median household $26,422; Population below poverty level: 18.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,022-$20,006
Unemployment (2004): 5.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.20% Median travel time to work: 25.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 31.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The new plant, to be built at the site of the former Georgia Pacific lumber facility site in Hertford County, will produce 330,000 tons of wood pellets annually from more than 600,000 tons of raw wood supplies.
This groundbreaking marked the beginning of the second project of its kind, with the first located in nearby Hertford County.
SECU Foundation, working with the Hertford County Public Schools and the Partners for Hertford County Public Schools Foundation, held a groundbreaking ceremony on December 15, 2006 for Hertford Pointe - a teacher housing initiative in Ahoskie, North Carolina.
As part of the reorganization, Doug Jellison, 49, Vice President and General Manager of Nucor's Seattle bar mill, replaces Stratman at Nucor- Yamato; and Giff Daughtridge, 48, Vice President and General Manager of Nucor's plate mill in Hertford County, North Carolina, replaces Hall in Berkeley County.
We purchased the CoJet system primarily because Nucor has had a lot of success with the technology throughout the corporation, and Praxair has had more experience with this type of technology than anyone else," said Scott Andrews, EAF metallurgist and project supervisor, Nucor Steel - Hertford County.
22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two employees of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) are facing felony animal-cruelty charges today in Hertford County Superior Court.
Hertford County students concurred, with statements such as, "These courses are challenging, but I feel like I am learning quite a bit.
In addition, our two newest steel mills (the sheet mill in Decatur, Alabama and the plate mill in Hertford County, North Carolina), which achieved significant turnarounds in the first quarter, have exceeded our performance expectations for the second quarter.
Our initial plans at our Hertford County, NC plate mill contemplated the future installation of coiled plate capability," said Joe Rutkowski, Executive Vice President of Nucor.
In addition, we are very pleased with the significant turnaround achieved at our two newest steel mills - the sheet mill in Decatur, Alabama and the plate mill in Hertford County, North Carolina.
In 2002, these costs primarily related to the start-up of the plate mill in Hertford County, North Carolina, the Vulcraft facility in Chemung, New York and the Castrip facility.
Other civic activities include membership on the board of trustees of Pitt County Memorial Hospital; vice chairman of the Roanoke Island Historical Association; chairman of the Hertford County Economic Development Commission; and founder of the Hertford County Committee of 100.

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