Duplin County

Duplin County, North Carolina

PO Box 189
Kenansville, NC 28349
Phone: (910) 296-1686
Fax: (910) 296-2310

In southeastern NC, south of Goldsboro; organized 1750 (prior to statehood) from New Hanover County. Name Origin: For Thomas Hay (1710-87), Lord Duplin, member of the Board of Trade and Plantations

Area (sq mi):: 819.11 (land 817.73; water 1.38) Population per square mile: 63.60
Population 2005: 51,985 State rank: 51 Population change: 2000-20005 6.00%; 1990-2000 22.70% Population 2000: 49,063 (White 55.20%; Black or African American 28.90%; Hispanic or Latino 15.10%; Asian 0.20%; Other 12.30%). Foreign born: 11.30%. Median age: 34.90
Income 2000: per capita $14,499; median household $29,890; Population below poverty level: 19.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,901-$20,827
Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.40% Median travel time to work: 26.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 32.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Special agents, along with Duplin County sheriff's deputies, arrested Sawyer on May 1.
In 2015, an undercover detective with the Duplin County Police Department arranged to pay James Williams $1,200 for an ounce of cocaine.
State officials said they have received reports that the earthen dam at one hog lagoon in Duplin County had breached over the weekend, spilling feces and urine.
The Department of Environmental Quality said the earthen dam at one hog lagoon in Duplin County had breached, spilling its contents.
--Three people died in Duplin County, North Carolina, because of flash flooding and swift water on roadways
They included three who died "due to flash flooding and swift water on roadways," the Duplin County Sheriff's Office reported.
CNN quoted the sheriff's office, as saying, that two persons died in Duplin County, North Carolina due to flash flooding.
Keith Beavers, a farmer in Duplin County, North Carolina, was rushing on Thursday to harvest as much corn as he could ahead of the storm.
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The workers have been chosen to immediately begin work on a solar project in Duplin County.