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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    a subsidiary of a German supplier for the automotive industry, will locate its first manufacturing facility in the United States in Iredell County, creating 302 jobs.
    Having joined BB&T in 2003, he served as a business banker and a business services officer in BB&T's Charlotte Metro Region, and was promoted to city executive for Iredell County, N.
    Some Statesville residents may be eligible for a 50 percent cut in the new solid waste fee based on their Iredell County property tax relief status.
    Another top reason many residents choose Mooresville is because of the low taxes in Iredell County.
    EPA, Iredell County Emergency Management, Iredell County Health Department, American Red Cross-Greater Carolinas Chapter, and Iredell County Department of Social Services collaborated to assist the family with shelter, food, clothing, transportation, and medical needs during the response and recovery phases.
    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.
    In early 1995, Detective Sergeant Robert Fromme of the Iredell County, North Carolina, Sheriff's Office was working off duty in uniform at a discount tobacco shop when he observed Middle Eastern individuals carrying $20,000 to $30,000 in cash in plastic grocery bags into the store to buy cartons of cigarettes.
    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.
    It was that work that led him to Charles Feimster, the lumber dealer, who talked up the Iredell County HBA.
    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.