Currituck County

Currituck County, North Carolina

153 Courthouse Rd PO Box 39
Currituck, NC 27929
Phone: (252) 232-2075
Fax: (252) 232-3551
www.co.currituck.nc.us

On the northeastern shore of NC, east of Elizabeth City; organized by 1668 (prior to statehood) as a precinct of Albemarle District. Name Origin: From an obscure Indian name, said to mean 'wild geese.'

Area (sq mi):: 525.65 (land 261.70; water 263.95) Population per square mile: 88.30
Population 2005: 23,112 State rank: 78 Population change: 2000-20005 27.10%; 1990-2000 32.40% Population 2000: 18,190 (White 89.50%; Black or African American 7.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.40%; Other 2.00%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 38.30
Income 2000: per capita $19,908; median household $40,822; Population below poverty level: 10.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,521-$26,574
Unemployment (2004): 2.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 35.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 66.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Dominion's North Carolina solar fleet also includes the 20-megawatt Morgans Corner array in Pasquotank County and the 60-megawatt Summit Farms facility in Currituck County.
During the height of the season, traffic, weather and sheer volume of waste creates a whole different approach to collection, says Brenda McQueen, super intendant of buildings and solid waste director for Currituck County, which holds the contract with Bay Disposal.
For example, the Northeast corner of North Carolina is very rural and lightly populated; however, Currituck County is classified as Metro Urban, and Dare County as Non-Metro Urban more than likely because of their proximity to Norfolk, Virginia.
The rules governing hunting on Currituck Sound were established in 1957 by the Currituck County Game Commission, an autonomous board that has the legal power to dictate various regulations.
A recent directional bore into the Albemarle Sound was part of the Currituck County Mainland Water Treatment Plant Reverse Osmosis Expansion project.
Both stores were located in Currituck County on Highway 158 and 168, which is now Caratoke Highway.
A new cell site has been activated in Jarvisburg, Currituck County, North Carolina, US, by Verizon Wireless (Verizon), a US wireless voice and data network operator and joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE:VOD) (LSE:VOD)
Example: Currituck County >> A wild goose the Indians tamed and domesticated.
The first drainage alternative project was initiated in the Tull Creek watershed in Currituck County, North Carolina, in 1995.
Seniors in a civics class at North Carolina's Currituck County High were recently assigned to snap photos illustrating the freedoms guaranteed in the Bill of Rights.
The Norfolk-Portsmouth RMA; the independent cities of Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, and Virginia Beach; and Currituck County in North Carolina.