Guilford County

Guilford County, North Carolina

PO Box 3427
Greensboro, NC 27402
Phone: (336) 641-3383
Fax: (336) 641-6833
www.co.guilford.nc.us

In north-central NC, east of Winston-Salem; organized 1771 (prior to statehood) from Rowan and Orange counties. Name Origin: For Francis North (1704-90), 1st Earl of Guilford and father of Frederick, Lord North (1732-92), who was the prime minister of England at the time of the American Revolution

Area (sq mi):: 657.70 (land 649.42; water 8.28) Population per square mile: 682.90
Population 2005: 443,519 State rank: 3 Population change: 2000-20005 5.30%; 1990-2000 21.20% Population 2000: 421,048 (White 62.90%; Black or African American 29.30%; Hispanic or Latino 3.80%; Asian 2.40%; Other 3.80%). Foreign born: 6.50%. Median age: 34.90
Income 2000: per capita $23,340; median household $42,618; Population below poverty level: 10.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $30,782-$31,786
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 21.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 12.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Greensboro County seat (231,543)
  • High Point (92,857)

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    Greensboro, High Point, Pinecroft-Sedgefield, Southeast, and Orange Rural Fire Departments, and Guilford County Emergency Services participated.
    5% sales and use taxes (Articles 40 and 42) levied by Guilford County (the county) and shared with incorporated municipalities within the county on the basis of ad valorem taxation.
    50,000 for an Economic Development Award to Guilford County to support the expansion of Piedmont Pharmaceuticals.
    Filed on May 24 in Guilford County Superior Court in Greensboro, the suit alleges that BB&T contrived a default on the loan and overstepped its legal authority in the administration of a note modification agreement on the multi-million dollar construction loan.
    These fires are being investigated by the newly formed Church Fire Investigation Task Force consisting of ATF, North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation (NCSBI), Rockingham County Fire Marshal and Sheriff's Departments, Guilford County Fire Marshal and Sheriff's Departments.
    NEW YORK -- Fitch Ratings assigns an 'AA+' rating to the following Guilford County, North Carolina (the county) general obligation bonds:
    About Guilford County Schools Guilford County Schools, the third largest school district in North Carolina, serves more than 72,000 students at 124 schools.
    NEW YORK -- Fitch Ratings confirms the 'AA+' long-term rating assigned to two series of Guilford County, North Carolina's (the county) outstanding variable-rate general obligation bonds:
    He remains active in local dental groups, including the Third District Dental Society and the Guilford County Dental Society, as well as the UNC Dental Alumni Association from which he won this year's Distinguished Alumni Award.
    The health departments were honored for providing better prenatal care for women in Guilford County, curbing youth violence in Robeson County, and the Healthy Smiles dental program for young children in Transylvania County.
    He was elected by the Guilford County Bar as a member of the North Carolina State Bar Council, which is responsible for licensing, disciplinary procedures, and ethics rulings for lawyers in North Carolina.
    The firm initiated its first lawsuit in North Carolina last month when it joined Guilford County Attorney J.