Chowan County , North Carolina

Chowan County: County in North Carolina, United States

Chowan County locator map
Location of Chowan County on North Carolina map.

About

Chowan County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 14,793 and a population density of 24 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 13,815 inhabitants. Its county seat is Edenton. The county was created 349 years ago in 1671.

Chowan County Courthouse  East King Street  Edenton 'Chowan County  North Carolina' image
Chowan County Courthouse East King Street Edenton 'Chowan County North Carolina'
Chowan County Courthouse  East King Street  Edenton 'Chowan County  North Carolina' image

Geography

Chowan County is located at 36°7'36"N 76°36'8"W (36.1265600, -76.6021600). It has 5 neighbors: Bertie County, Gates County, Hertford County, Perquimans County and Washington County.

Chowan County map

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Weather

Chowan County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 79. West wind around 6 mph. more

Chowan County Quick Facts

Population : 13,815 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
Area : 604 km2
Water as percent of area : 26%
Land as percent of area : 74%
Easternmost point : Point(-76.4082 36.068)
Northernmost point : Point(-76.5597 36.3518)
Named for : Chowanoke
Altitude : 20 feet / 6 meters
Capital : Edenton
Establishment : January 01, 1672
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 11:45:52 (20th October 2021)
Density : 23 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -7.08% (2010-2020)
Weather : 79℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Chowan County has 5 neighbours.

  • Edenton

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Chowan County decreased by 7.08% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 14,793 - census
2011 14,807 0.09% estimation process
2012 14,695 -0.76% estimation process
2013 14,668 -0.18% estimation process
2014 14,502 -1.14% estimation process
2015 14,248 -1.78% estimation process
2016 14,201 -0.33% estimation process
2017 14,029 -1.23% estimation process
2018 14,065 0.26% estimation process
2019 13,943 -0.87% estimation process
2020 13,815 -0.93% estimation process

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People born in Chowan County (5)

People born in Chowan County, including politician James Iredell, North Carolina politician from the United States Charles Johnson, politician Cornelius Harnett, you can see a list of people who born in Chowan County.

Other places with the same name (1)

Chowan County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Chowan County.

City Name Population Title
Edenton 4,567 Town in Chowan County, North Carolina, United States

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