Iredell County

Iredell County, North Carolina

200 S Center St PO Box 788
Statesville, NC 28687
Phone: (704) 878-3000
Fax: (704) 878-5355

In west-central NC, north of Charlotte; organized Nov 3, 1788 (prior to statehood) from Rowan County. Name Origin: For James Iredell (1751-99), NC attorney general (1779), delegate to the Constitutional Convention of 1788, and associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1790-99)

Area (sq mi):: 597.01 (land 575.57; water 21.44) Population per square mile: 244.80
Population 2005: 140,924 State rank: 17 Population change: 2000-20005 14.90%; 1990-2000 32.00% Population 2000: 122,660 (White 80.70%; Black or African American 13.70%; Hispanic or Latino 3.40%; Asian 1.30%; Other 2.90%). Foreign born: 3.60%. Median age: 36.50
Income 2000: per capita $21,148; median household $41,920; Population below poverty level: 8.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,911-$27,137
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 24.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 30.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Statesville County seat (24,489)
  • Mooresville (20,122)

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    Iredell County is projecting to construct a new $10 million center on the west side of Statesville to house its public-safety-related departments.
    Another top reason many residents choose Mooresville is because of the low taxes in Iredell County.
    PSA Enterprises sponsors needy children in the annual "Shop with a Cop" drive and is involved with the "Share the Road" campaign, in which PSA Enterprises sends a driver, a truck and a trailer to driver's education programs in Iredell County to show others how to drive when big rigs are on the road.
    In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625.
    On a spring day in 1999, Detective Sergeant Fromme of the Iredell County, North Carolina, Sheriff's Office thought that what the two FBI agents sitting across from him at the U.
    Elected officials from the state of North Carolina, the town of Mooresville and Iredell County joined company officials and business, community and industry leaders at the ceremony, held last week.
    Long active in home builders associations at the local, state and national levels, Pressly has served as president of the North Carolina Home Builders Association in 1996 and as president of the Iredell County Home Builders Association, which named him its Builder of the Year in 1991.
    Iredell County offered $342,780 in incentives and the City of Statesville anted $187,150 on the same basis.
    Dale's favorite spot to get away from it all, Teresa says, was their farm in Iredell County, North Carolina.
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    The Iredell County college, with 22 percent more students this fall than last, has one of the largest enrollment increases in the state.
    A ``Big Wind'' might be coming to Iredell County, North Carolina.