Pender County

Pender County, North Carolina

PO Box 5
Burgaw, NC 28425
Phone: (910) 259-1200
Fax: (910) 259-1402

On the southeastern shore of NC, north of Wilmington; organized Feb 16, 1875 from New Hanover County. Name Origin: For Gen. William Dorsey Pender (1834-63), officer in the Confederate Army killed at the Battle of Gettysburg

Area (sq mi):: 932.64 (land 870.67; water 61.97) Population per square mile: 53.30
Population 2005: 46,429 State rank: 53 Population change: 2000-20005 13.00%; 1990-2000 42.40% Population 2000: 41,082 (White 71.70%; Black or African American 23.60%; Hispanic or Latino 3.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 3.40%). Foreign born: 3.60%. Median age: 38.80
Income 2000: per capita $17,882; median household $35,902; Population below poverty level: 13.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,242-$21,489
Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.30% Median travel time to work: 29.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 61.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Campen currently works with the Pender County Health Department.
The toddler was found at the bottom of Shelter Creek in Pender County, North Carolina, just 20 minutes away from her home Saturday after an AMBER Alert was issued for her early morning Nov.
He was hunting with his father in Pender County, North Carolina.
announced a $147,592 investment from the Duke Energy Foundation to establish certified metal inert gas and tungsten inert gas welding training programs at CFCC's Burgaw Center in Pender County.
Lucas Gillispie, a gamer and instructional technology coordinator at Pender County Schools (NC), would prefer that all educational activity take place in the world concocted in the game.
But in 2004, Dwight Strickland, a Pender County commissioner, sued the state Board of Elections and its director Gary Bartlett, contending there was no legal basis for splitting up the two counties.
The tornado weakened to F1 strength as it moved out of Columbus County and into Pender County, where $70,000 in damage occurred to sheds and a home.
The Church of Yahshua The Christ At Wilmington (Church) owns 50 acres of land in Pender County, North Carolina.
Wilmington: Wilmington, North Carolina RMA and the non-RMA portion of Brunswick County, excluding the Myrtle Beach-Conway RMA, and Pender County.