Pitt County

Pitt County, North Carolina

1717 W 5th St
Greenville, NC 27834
Phone: (252) 902-2951
Fax: (252) 830-6311

In east-central NC, northeast of Goldsboro; organized Apr 24, 1760 (prior to statehood) from Beaufort County. Name Origin: For William Pitt (1708-78), 1st Earl of Chatham, known as "the Great Commoner" for his support of the American colonies before the Revolutionary War

Area (sq mi):: 654.77 (land 651.58; water 3.19) Population per square mile: 218.80
Population 2005: 142,570 State rank: 16 Population change: 2000-20005 6.60%; 1990-2000 24.00% Population 2000: 133,798 (White 61.00%; Black or African American 33.60%; Hispanic or Latino 3.20%; Asian 1.10%; Other 3.20%). Foreign born: 3.60%. Median age: 30.40
Income 2000: per capita $18,243; median household $32,868; Population below poverty level: 20.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,331-$25,746
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.40% Median travel time to work: 20.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 14.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Greenville County seat (68,687)

  • See other counties in .
    References in periodicals archive ?
    Community College System, Pitt Community College, Golden LEAF, Pitt County, the Pitt County Development Commission, the Pitt County Committee of 100, the City of Greenville and the Greenville Utilities Commission.
    Our study included a review and analysis of nursing home sanitation inspection reports conducted in Pitt County, North Carolina, over a five-year period (2005-2010).
    North Carolina farmers Chris Hester and Ashely Singletary in Bladen County, and Ben Stancill in Pitt County, are among the first to adopt this inventive approach to diversified land management.
    Golden Corral, the Bee Keepers of Eastern North Carolina presented members of Chapter 37, Pitt County, with a check for $655.
    Greenville City Board of Education, the Pitt County District has officially been under court supervision since the 1960s.
    80, of Worcester, passed away on Sunday, January 8, 2012, in Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, North Carolina, surrounded by his loving family, after a sudden illness.
    During the mid-2000s, MRSA cases were rising at Pitt County Memorial Hospital (PCMH), in Greenville, NC, as in many U.
    Select Bancorp has completed the acquisition of Worthington Federal Bank's Elizabeth City, NC office, thus expanding its footprint outside of Pitt County.
    According to Pitt County sheriff's deputies, when the thief raised his gun, Cockrell fired several shots at Pryor.
    SETTING: East Carolina University's Clinical Laboratory Science program in collaboration with the Clinical Pathology/Laboratory at Pitt County Memorial Hospital (PCMH) in Greenville NC.
    From the Franklin Health Centers and the Division of Infectious Diseases, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL; and the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University and the Department of Safety and Infection Control, Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC.
    This year, the first Best Workplace for Men Award was given to Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville, NC.