Bladen County

Bladen County, North Carolina

166 E Broad St Rm 105
Elizabethtown, NC 28337
Phone: (910) 862-6700
Fax: (910) 862-6767
www.bladeninfo.org

In south-central NC, southeast of Fayetteville; organized 1734 (prior to statehood) from New Hanover County. Name Origin: For Martin Bladen (1680-1746), English soldier and commissioner of trade and plantations (1717-46)

Area (sq mi):: 887.13 (land 874.94; water 12.19) Population per square mile: 37.60
Population 2005: 32,938 State rank: 68 Population change: 2000-20005 2.00%; 1990-2000 12.60% Population 2000: 32,278 (White 55.90%; Black or African American 37.90%; Hispanic or Latino 3.70%; Asian 0.10%; Other 4.70%). Foreign born: 2.30%. Median age: 37.90
Income 2000: per capita $14,735; median household $26,877; Population below poverty level: 21.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,083-$21,244
Unemployment (2004): 7.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 26.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Highway 87 in Bladen County near the Cumberland County line, the 23-megawatt facility will cover 120 acres and have about 105,000 solar panels.
Bladen County District Attorney Jon David said Friday he also asked the FBI to review the case because the family and the NAACP said they had information they would provide only to federal authorities.
Bladen County Sheriff's Department Captain Rodney Hester said 300 to 400 residents and employees of local businesses were evacuated due to the afternoon derailment of nine tank cars in a 105-car, CSX Corp train headed to Wilmington, North Carolina, Reuters reported Saturday.
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Delilah Blanks, a public health expert on the panel who is also a Bladen County commissioner, acknowledges that water quality is perhaps the factor in hog waste treatment that raises the most public concern.
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Washington - Harold Wright has been growing tobacco, corn and soybeans in the rich south-central North Carolina soil of Bladen County for years, as did his father and grandfather before him.
In Bladen County, North Carolina, the books are placed on the top shelf of the adult section.
The 23 MW Fayetteville Solar Facility in Bladen County, near the Cumberland County border.
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