Halifax County


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Halifax County, North Carolina

PO Box 38
Halifax, NC 27839
Phone: (252) 583-1131
Fax: (252) 583-9921
www.halifaxnc.com

On the central northern border of NC, north of Rocky Mount; organized 1758 (prior to statehood) from Edgecombe County. Name Origin: For George Montagu (1716-71), second Earl of Halifax, president of the English Board of Trade, called the "Father of the Colonies" for his strong support of trade with them

Area (sq mi):: 731.35 (land 725.36; water 5.99) Population per square mile: 77.20
Population 2005: 56,023 State rank: 45 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.30%; 1990-2000 3.30% Population 2000: 57,370 (White 42.30%; Black or African American 52.60%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.50%; Other 4.30%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 37.20
Income 2000: per capita $13,810; median household $26,459; Population below poverty level: 23.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,775-$20,313
Unemployment (2004): 8.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -3.00% Median travel time to work: 24.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 29.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Roanoke Rapids (16,397)

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    Halifax County, Virginia

    134 S Main St
    Halifax, VA 24558
    Phone: (434) 476-3300
    Fax: (434) 476-3384
    www.halifax.com/county

    On the central southern border of VA, southeast of Lynchburg; organized Feb 27, 1752 from Lunenburg County. Added the former independent city of South Boston effective June 30, 1995. Name Origin: For George Montagu Dunk (1716-71), 2nd Earl of Halifax, English statesman and a strong supporter of trade with the American colonies

    Area (sq mi):: 829.56 (land 819.30; water 10.27) Population per square mile: 44.30
    Population 2005: 36,284 State rank: 47 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.90%; 1990-2000 28.70% Population 2000: 37,355 (White 59.70%; Black or African American 38.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 40.70
    Income 2000: per capita $16,353; median household $29,929; Population below poverty level: 15.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,592-$20,644
    Unemployment (2004): 7.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.60% Median travel time to work: 25.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 22.00%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Halifax County Court is being converted into 16 supported living apartments by Highstone Housing Association, who purchased the building from Homes England.
    In June of last year, less than three months before the start of early voting for the midterms, the news had come down to the elections director of rural Halifax County, North Carolina: The state's Republican lawmakers, those mad scientists of American voter suppression, had voted to create uniform hours for early voting across the state.
    The North Halifax project is located in Halifax County, North Carolina, about 80 miles northeast of Raleigh.
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    The case originated in Halifax County, where a group of students claim that their rights to a sound basic education are being violated.
    The department consulted with Halifax County Assistant District Attorney regarding the case and charged Hudgins for concealing her mother's death.
    The offenses occurred in Halifax County between March 11 and May 21, according to the warrant.
    Halifax County was home to this unique 170-inch 16-pointer.
    Also closing is Halifax County Court and Family Centre in Prescott Street, Halifax.
    An order against the ex-Scotland star was obtained by the government-run Insolvency Service at Halifax County Court, in West Yorkshire.
    An order against the ex-Liverpool and Leeds United star to make him personally bankrupt was obtained by the governmentrun Insolvency Service at Halifax County Court in West Yorkshire.
    Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp told The Daily Herald of Roanoke Rapids that the accident occurred around noon Monday.

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