Gates County , North Carolina
Gates County: County in North Carolina, United States
Gates County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 12,197 and a population density of 14 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 2,020 inhabitants. Its county seat is Gatesville. The county was created 242 years ago in 1778.
Gates County is located at 36°26'42"N 76°42'2"W (36.4448900, -76.7004900). It has 7 neighbors: Camden County, Chowan County, Hertford County, Pasquotank County, Perquimans County, Southampton County and Suffolk.
Gates County map
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Official website of Gates County
Gates County Quick Facts
|Population :||11,464 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||North Carolina (United States)|
|Area :||895 km2|
|Water as percent of area :||1.5%|
|Land as percent of area :||98.5%|
|Named for :||Horatio Gates|
|Establishment :||January 01, 1779|
|Time Zone :||America/New_York|
|Local time :||22:38:18 (21st September 2021)|
|Density :||13 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||-6.39% (2010-2020)|
Gates County has 7 neighbours.
- Camden County county in North Carolina, United States
- Chowan County county in North Carolina, United States
- Hertford County county in North Carolina, United States
- Pasquotank County county in North Carolina, United States
- Perquimans County county in North Carolina, United States
- Southampton County county in Virginia, United States
- Suffolk independent city in Virginia, United States
According to census records, the population of Gates County decreased by 6.39% in 10 years.
People born in Gates County (8)
People born in Gates County, including Confederate Army general Laurence S. Baker, bishop Costen Jordan Harrell, political scientist Floyd Millard Riddick, you can see a list of people who born in Gates County.
- Pomeroy Parker (United States Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 17/03/1874
- William Paul Roberts (Confederate Army general) he was born in 11/07/1841
- Thad A. Eure (American politician) he was born in 15/11/1899
- Herman Riddick (American football coach) he was born in 28/07/1907
- Lycurgus R. Varser (American judge) he was born in 13/08/1878
Other places with the same name (1)
Gates County Populated Places
Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Gates County.
|Gatesville||290||Township in Gates County, North Carolina|
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