Hertford County





Region: Coastal Plain
County Seat: Winton
Population: 22,6011
Towns & Cities:  Ahoskie, Harrellsville, Holiday Island, Murfreesboro
Hertford was formed from Chowan, Bertie and Northampton Counties. The act was to become effective May 1,1760. It is in the northeastern section of the State and is bounded by Gates, Chowan, Bertie and Northampton counties. 2

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1 Population figures from Census Bureau Home Page for the 2000 Census.
2 Facts gathered from State Library of North Carolina.


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