Stokes County

Stokes County, North Carolina

PO Box 250
Danbury, NC 27016
Phone: (336) 593-9173
Fax: (336) 593-5459
www.co.stokes.nc.us

On the northern border of NC, north of Winston-Salem; organized Nov 2, 1798 from Surry County. Name Origin: For Col. John Stokes (1756-90), hero of the American Revolution, NC legislator, and district judge (1783)

Area (sq mi):: 455.89 (land 451.84; water 4.05) Population per square mile: 101.50
Population 2005: 45,858 State rank: 55 Population change: 2000-20005 2.60%; 1990-2000 20.10% Population 2000: 44,711 (White 92.50%; Black or African American 4.70%; Hispanic or Latino 1.90%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 1.50%. Median age: 37.20
Income 2000: per capita $18,130; median household $38,808; Population below poverty level: 9.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,810-$23,581
Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 30.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 70.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Hill Farm in the Dan River Basin $48,000 to transfer 155 acres of the Hill Farm in Stokes County to the N.
com)-- The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association (NCVMA) has announced it has awarded one of its five High Five grants to the Stokes County Animal Shelter New Building Fund.
The Stokes County health department issued a cease and desist order, prohibiting Rodriguez from tattooing human clients at his facility Planet Ink Tattoos until he obtains the appropriate zoning permits.
For this project I worked with twelve of my fourth grade students from a local school in the southwestern part of Stokes County, North Carolina on increasing their vocabulary skills through the development and implementation of seven vocabulary strategies.
Stewart visited the farm, harvested the first truffles ever produced in Stokes County, and returned to New York with her harvest.
Alice Dalton McNeil says the first reunion was held on her father's property in Stokes County, N.
Belews Creek Steam Station has a generating capacity of 2,240 megawatts and is located in Stokes County, N.
000 grant for digital literacy training in Stokes County The money came from the Rural Internet Access Authority the group leading the "e-NC Initiative.
net), a licensed General Contractor in Winston-Salem, North Carolina announced the completion of the Southeastern Stokes Middle School in King, North Carolina for Stokes County Schools.