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)

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    The series suggested that agent Beth Desmond was either incompetent or lied in a report concerning bullet fragments related to a Pitt County murder which ended in a conviction.
    The Pitt County Board of Commissioners has voted to move banking services from Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) to BB&T (NYSE: BBT).
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    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).
    C., Golden Corral, the Bee Keepers of Eastern North Carolina presented members of Chapter 37, Pitt County, with a check for $655.
    Domtar can be an example to others of the strong talent pool and attractive quality of life that characterizes Greenville, Pitt County, and all of eastern North Carolina."
    Each Monday afternoon in a classroom at the Pitt County Council on Aging, students share the stories they have written on everything from high school graduation to the family dog.
    News "Best Hospitals" rankings--like New York's Brooklyn Hospital Center or the Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville, North Carolina--excel at producing the primary care doctors the country desperately needs (this inverse relationship between prestige and public benefit will be familiar to readers of the Washington Monthly's college rankings).