Granville County

Granville County, North Carolina

PO Box 906
Oxford, NC 27565
Phone: (919) 693-4761
Fax: (919) 690-1766

On the central northern border of NC, north of Raleigh; organized Jun 28, 1746 (prior to statehood) from Edgecombe County. Name Origin: For John Carteret (1690-1763), Earl Granville, a lord proprietor who owned the district in which the new county was located

Area (sq mi):: 536.56 (land 531.12; water 5.45) Population per square mile: 101.10
Population 2005: 53,674 State rank: 50 Population change: 2000-20005 10.70%; 1990-2000 26.50% Population 2000: 48,498 (White 59.30%; Black or African American 34.90%; Hispanic or Latino 4.00%; Asian 0.40%; Other 4.00%). Foreign born: 4.00%. Median age: 36.20
Income 2000: per capita $17,118; median household $39,965; Population below poverty level: 11.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,352-$21,433
Unemployment (2004): 6.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 27.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 46.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The result,Birch said in a May 2017 interview, was the documented loss by Nielsen Audio of 8,800 WLUS listeners in Orange, Durham and Wake and southern Granville County, N.C., representing the southern end of WLUS'scoverage area.
The decision to end a mother's parental rights has been overturned by the North Carolina Court of Appeals, despite her failure to improve on a number of personal problems, including drug abuse, cited by the Granville County Department of Social Services.
AGE William Blakely 52 Elizabeth Blakely 54 Mary Blakely 4 David Blakely 22 Chambers Blakely 18 Elizabeth Blakly 28 Sarah Blakly 24 They received warrants for land and lived in Granville County, District 96, in South Carolina.
A native of Granville County and a graduate of Oxford High School, Currin received his bachelor's degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1959.
The facility is situated on a 40-acre site in Granville County North Carolina near Oxford.
Raleigh, NC, June 06, 2012 --( Robert Macia, PE, LEED AP, President of Stewart Engineering (, has announced that Frank Mundy II, PLS, director of geomatics for Stewart Engineering, has graduated from the Granville County Chamber of Commerce Leadership program.
For each story, the 9- to 11-year-olds from Granville County, N.C., and Providence, R.I., were asked how they would feel if the incident really happened to them, how they would interpret the friend's behaviour, what they would do and how much the incident would bother them.
The case was heard in Granville County Superior Court on May 22, 2009.
7 May 2010 - S&P on Thursday raised to AA- from A+ the ratings on Granville County, North Carolina's general obligation (GO) school bonds, series 1999 and 2006, thus correcting an administrative error.
Commissioners in Granville County, North Carolina, approved a resolution that would impose a stiff fine on hunters who released dogs on posted land, a move that is expected to pass.
This evaluation study examined changes in school readiness among 35 children who participated during the 2002-2003 fiscal year in two programs: (1) Project Family Read, an educational and parent education program operating during the school year for families of children not enrolled in regulated child care in Granville County, North Carolina; and (2) Kinder Camp, a more focused summer readiness program for children from Project Family Read who entered kindergarten in August.