Anson County

Anson County, North Carolina

114 N Green St Courthouse Rm 30
Wadesboro, NC 28170
Phone: (704) 694-2796
Fax: (704) 694-7015

On the central-southern border of NC, southeast of Charlotte; organized Mar 17, 1749 (prior to statehood) from Bladen County. Name Origin: For George, Lord Anson (1697-1762), British admiral assigned to protect the Carolina coast from pirates

Area (sq mi):: 537.13 (land 531.57; water 5.56) Population per square mile: 48.00
Population 2005: 25,499 State rank: 73 Population change: 2000-20005 0.90%; 1990-2000 7.70% Population 2000: 25,275 (White 49.20%; Black or African American 48.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.60%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 36.60
Income 2000: per capita $14,853; median household $29,849; Population below poverty level: 17.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,033-$21,274
Unemployment (2004): 8.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.70% Median travel time to work: 27.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Anson County Beekeepers Association (Wadesboro, North Carolina)
An application seeking the county commissioners' approval for a plan to expand the Lake Norman Quarry could reduce the distance between an Anson County sand and gravel firm's quarry and a proposed large-scale residential development's property line.
In North Carolina, the rural Anson County School District an hour from Charlotte has forged a similar contract with Futures.
Polk, a farmer in Anson County, NC, who had been wounded in the battle at Gettysburg, was dismayed at what he saw when he returned home.
Anson County is the most rural in the study area, with an average population density of 18.
Democratic Senate nominee Erskine Bowles and the Rural Prosperity Task Force stopped at South Piedmont Community College (SPCC) one evening during a tour of the state and talked with interested citizens to find out what the people of Anson County needed and wanted.
High quality brownstone from adjacent Anson County and local lumber were ignored, and red brick used in the courthouse was shipped by sea to Wilmington and thence by rail to Monroe.
The county also purchases additional treatment capacity from the nearby Anson County pursuant to a 20-year agreement that expires in 2014.
Project Scope : Project provides for improvements within the Anson County Service Area including 47,000 LF of 12-inch water main and other necessary improvements.
The League commended the Lilesville Police Department and the Anson County Sheriff's Office for their swift and diligent investigation into the bias motivation of this crime.
Mariner and Anson County Schools proudly announces the roll out district's Strategic Commitments Performance Dashboard.
12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Building on a rich history of healthcare for Anson County residents for nearly one hundred years, Carolinas HealthCare System continues to reshape how it delivers care to better meet the unique healthcare needs of the community for the next century by creating the most ideal settings and services.