Bertie County

Bertie County, North Carolina

106 Dundee St PO Box 530
Windsor, NC 27983
Phone: (252) 794-5300
Fax: (252) 794-5327
www.co.bertie.nc.us

In northeastern NC, east of Rocky Mount; organized 1722 (prior to statehood) from Chowan County. Name Origin: For James (1673-1735) and Henry (1675-1735) Bertie, brothers who were Lords Proprietor of the colony of North Carolina

Area (sq mi):: 741.22 (land 699.19; water 42.03) Population per square mile: 27.90
Population 2005: 19,480 State rank: 83 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.50%; 1990-2000 -3.00% Population 2000: 19,773 (White 36.00%; Black or African American 62.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 38.60
Income 2000: per capita $14,096; median household $25,177; Population below poverty level: 23.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,856-$20,845
Unemployment (2004): 8.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.50% Median travel time to work: 28.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 41.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The Soundside Beach Club & Grill, sitting on the banks of the majestic Albemarle Sound, is the only restaurant in Bertie County with a true water view.
Bertie County, a sprawling, rural area in northeastern North Carolina, was the hardest hit.
Ten people were confirmed dead in Bertie County, county manager Zee Lamb said.
Area official Zee Lamb, of Bertie County, North Carolina, added: "There were several cases of houses being totally demolished except for a single room - and that's where people were found alive.
Within North Carolina, Bertie County – a farming area – was the hardest-hit, with at least 10 fatalities.
Among the worst-hit places was Bertie County, North Carolina, a rural area in the northeast part of the state.
The most notable losses were a 444-point overcup oak in Bertie County, North Carolina; and a 357- point white poplar in Charlevoix, Michigan.
Highlights from the Census 2000 Demographics Profiles for Bertie County, North Carolina.
We had been invited to give a poetry reading in Bertie County, in the northeastern part of the state, an almost wholly rural area with a predominantly African American population.
Boston University School of Medicine's CityLab - $50,000 to connect a select group of teachers and 18 students from Bertie County, NC with 80 Greater Boston area students through the school's 2011 SummerLab program and to continue the partnership during the academic year virtually through monthly lab challenges.
AMERICA REFRAMED follows designers-educators-activists, Emily Pilloton and Matthew Miller, to Bertie County, the poorest in North Carolina.
Eleven people were confirmed An dead in rural Bertie County, county manager Zee Lamb said.